Lancashire is a county in the north-west of England. A rare county which can offer a range of city, coastal and rural living with easy transport between each, Lancashire is truly a fantastic and modern place in which to live, with plenty to see and do. Ramblers can enjoy the beautiful Lancashire countryside and seaside, through woods and over rugged hills and dales replete with dramatic scenery. Budding historians can visit the dozens of museums in the county, from Lancashire Castle to the Helmshore Textile Museum to the British in India museum in Nelson. Lancashire has shops perfect for all kinds of shopaholics, including gorgeous boutiques in Colne and fantastic antique shops in Leyland and Chorley. Artists can visit the range of galleries in the county, including the Longitude Gallery in Clitheroe and the beautiful Ceder Farm Galleries in Mawdesley. Lancashire also has plenty for sporty types, including adventure sporting centres like Adventure North West and the Black Knights Parachute Centre. Those looking for a little tranquillity can wander along some of Lancashire's beautiful beaches, and those looking for some fantastic nightlife can visit bustling Blackpool. Lancashire has over fifty fantastic state and independent schools, perfect for young families, whilst young professionals can enjoy quick commute times to locations such as Manchester and Liverpool. Those looking to rent property in Lancashire can find homes as diverse as the county itself, from fantastic affordable and beautiful apartments in purpose-built complexes in towns to affordable terraces perfect to young professionals in town centres to sprawling family homes in the beautiful Lancashire countryside, and everything in between.