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River Wyre, Lancashire

River Wyre
The River Wyre is located in the county of Lancashire, England. Joining the Irish Sea at Fleetwood , the river is 22 miles long and is the longest river in England whose estuary can be seen from its source. The river is a mix of fresh and salt water and is home to a varied population of fish including barbel, eels, perch, roach, sea trout and salmon. A wide selection of trees grow along the banks of the River Wyre including ash, oak, hazel and willow. The river is also home to some rare plants and animals and is a County Biological Heritage Site.

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Other Lancashire Naturals

The Pennines
Forest of Bowland
Pendle Hill
River Ribble
Arnside and Silverdale
Morecambe Bay
River Irwell
Rossendale Valley
River Duddon
River Lune

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We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down. - Aneurin Bevan
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Henry VI Crowned as Henri II in Paris - 1431, Oliver Cromwell becomes 'lord protector' - 1653, The 'Bill of Rights' established - 1689, Boston tea party - 1773, Battle of the Bulge Begins - 1944
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