The stone Ogre on Cleveleys beach is part of the story of the Sea Swallow and Mythic Coastline.

These are the best beaches in and around Lancashire, according to our readers

Readers have shared their favourite local beaches to help those looking for a getaway close to home.

Our region has some beautiful beaches, from the well-known to those which are a bit more off the beaten track.

We asked our readers to share their favorite beauty spots in and around Lancashire as lockdown eases across the country.

Here is what they said:

*The “stay at home” order was lifted in England on March 29, and was replaced with an order to "stay local" and "minimise travel".

It is hoped that by June 21, all measures will will lifted across England - as long as the data allows.

The Department of health and social care says: "people should be sensible – if you do leave home, you should stay local in the village, town, or part of the city where you live - unless there is a justifiable reason not to do so."

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