Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a rescue and rehabilitation center for birds of prey like falcons, eagles, owls and hawks. They have over 90 birds caged in large enclosures, allowing them to have larger living spaces. The volunteers at the sanctuary conduct flying demonstrations where the trained birds land on the visitors’ gloved hand.
The Flyde Memorial Arboretum and Community Woodland stands as a monumental site with a unique purpose. It aims to offer the citizens of Flyde with an enchanting place that would act as a site of remembrance for their fallen and loved comrades. The site was created and established in the year 2009. It spans a massive land area of 2 hectares (4.9 acres). The prime memorial plaque that is present on the site garners a lot of tourist attention, and the site is a one of its kind memorial garden.
The seaside town of Backpool is highly celebrated for the array of destinations that it houses. Within the town that boasts of the most fun destinations, stands the eminent Holy Trinity Church that is an active parish apart from being a historically significant point of interest. The Anglican Church is designed in the Decorated Gothic Style of architecture and the first church building was constructed in the year 1936. It was however replaced by another building in 1895 which stands as the present one. The monumental church site has been designated as a Grade II listed building.
The town of Blackpool in the English county of Lancashire is well known for its waters and is the ultimate seaside destination for most. Among the varied points of interest in the town, the Blackpool Sands is a hot favorite with many. It garners a lot of importance from the fact that it is the sandbank of the Blackpool town. Just walking through the sands makes for a fine day-out and the beach associated with it is quite a romantic delight.
The region of Moor Park in the area of Bishpam in Blackpool is highly celebrated for the site of Moor Park that it holds. Created in the 1950s, it is open throughout the year for the general public to visit and relax. It is a comprehensive place that is inclusive of a fantastic children’s playground along with a tennis court and parkland. The bowling green is under discussion and there is a separate teaching pool for newbie swimmers.
The Wild Mouse undoubtedly surpasses most archetypal as well as modern roller coasters in the world when it comes to the design, finesse and thrills that its promises. It was opened to the general public in 1958. It has garnered tremendous vitality as one of the only five Wild Mouse coasters that are remaining in the entire world. The roller coaster was completely refurbished in 2008 with the wood being replaced and since then runs as a highly efficient wooden rollercoaster adapting much to the modern times.
St Thomas' Church started out as a humble and simple structure built from stone carted by farmers from the quarries at Aughton. Before its completion in 1841, members of the congregation would have to walk a distance of close to 6 miles for Sunday services. This much-loved church was eventually largely rebuilt, giving its devoted congregation a more refined place of worship. This beautifully adorned church is a testament to the will and determination of the congregation that led to its creation. Regular services are held along with a number of special services and events aimed to foster and strengthen community spirit.
St Paul's Church was originally established as a chapel in 1776, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul. The present building of St Paul's Church, Skelmersdale, was built in 1903 when the original chapel suffered damage due to coal miming subsidence. Although simple, the church building still maintains an air of magnificence with its high ceilings, graceful arches and sparkling stained glass windows. Although over 100 years old, the church is very much in touch with more modern practices, and supports a number of child and youth oriented groups. In line with their motto "come as you are", St. Paul's welcomes all with open arms and genuine acceptance.
The existing St Michael and All Angels Church, Altcar, is the third church built at the same site after the first was burned down and the second was demolished. This half-timbered church is especially quaint and charming in its appearance, topped with a bell turret on the western gable and surrounded by green fields. The church was constructed in 1879 and has undergone very little change since. The painted tile reredos still exist, as does the 1885 stained-glass window featuring a fine illustration of the baptism of Jesus. Apart from regular services, every year the church welcomes spring with a series of special services and events that are open to all who wish to join in.
Built in the late 19th Century, the St Paul's Church has fantastic architecture. It is an active parish church which conducts daily prayers. It has disabled access and provides parking spaces to its visitors as well. It is a welcoming, family friendly church and also has a Sunday School. It conducts common worship on all days. The church is listed as a Grade II building by the English Heritage.
Religious aura envelops the St Luke’s Church. This beautiful and rustic building of faith is located in the Winmarleigh village of Lancashire. An active house of faith, this modern church was built somewhere in the 19th century. The church is a designated site of English heritage. Though built in a relatively modern era, the church exhibits the Gothic Revival style of architecture that was common in the 16th – 18th centuries. Constructed with sandstone rubble, the roof of the church is lined up with red tiles. With a basic floor plan, the church also has considerable elements of Decorated and Perpendicular styles of architecture. The wild grassland of a churchyard houses many graves and a mausoleum in memory of the Reddaway family which was locally famous.