Area-wise the largest district in the state, Ribble Valley is christened after the namesake river that meets its bank. Blessed with picturesque countryside and breathtaking views, the 775 square kilometer (300 square mile) landscape is a slice of heaven on earth. The lush green foliage, beautiful flora and mesmerizing horizon make this virgin attraction magnetic and therapeutic. Take in the sights and soak in the sombre as a treat for your mind, body and soul. The panorama is a photographer's delight and an artists muse and is the very definition of serenity.