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The walk starts Abbey Village main St A675 (Bolton Road) and follows clockwise circular route via Abbey Village, Rake Brook, Roddlesworth Lower and Higher Reservoirs.
This Lancashire route in the Forest of Bowland starts from the attractive village of Barley Green and climbs to the summit of Pendle Hill using the direct route. The descent is easier in mist or poor visibility. With strong associations to the witches of Pendle this walk also provides superb views over parts of Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales.
A Lancashire Walk that explores the Lune Estuary and coast to the west of Lancaster. This Lancashire walk starts from Glasson Dock which at one time had high hopes as being a port serving Lancaster. The route follows a section of the Lancashire Coastal Way with the opportunity to visit the ruins of Cockersand Abbey before continuing along the coast. The final section uses rural inland footpaths to return to the start.
The walk starts opposite Church of Saint Michael and All Angels and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Foulridge Reservoir, Noyna Hill and Leeds Liverpool canal.
This Lancashire walk starts from the pretty village of Downham and provides a relatively easy ascent of Pendle Hill. In good weather the views are extensive over the Ribble Valley to the Yorkshire Dales and the Southern Lake District, across Burnley to the Southern Pennines and across Clitheroe to the Trough of Bowland. The route is fairly easy to follow although do be careful during the descent as paths shown on maps are not very accurate.
The walk starts from Baker Brow above Ribchester Bridge and follows a clockwise circular route via Dinckley Bridge.
Over the hill to pretty Downham and onwards to the top of the iconic Lancashire landmark.
The walk starts from Information Barn Downham and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Worsaw Hill, Worston and Little Mearley Hall.
Ths Forest of Bowland offers some of the finest walking in Lancashire. However some of the moorland sections can be quite boggy after rain. A good sense of direction is required certainly during the first section of this walk. Refreshments are not available during this walk so make sure you take food and water.
A scenic walk along both sides of the Hodder valley; the river is crossed via two sets of stepping stones. Those at Stakes at the southern end are rather uneven and at the time of writing in 2015 one w...; both sets may be impassable when the river is high (diversions are available). Field paths may be muddy.
The walk starts from Osbaldestone Green and follows the anticlockwise circular route via banks of River Ribble.
Around Mere Sands Nature Reserve before making way along Leeds Liverpool Canal tow path and via country tracks back to start.
A pleasant stroll with superb views down the Hodder valley and a gentle pastoral return via a series of farms. One steep climb and descent above the stepping stones. Field paths may be muddy after rain and the stepping stones may be impassable when the river is in spate.
A medieval packhorse bridge, a pretty stream, and a stroll through the village past the abbey ruins.
The first section of the walk follows the disused Lancashire Union Railway from Abbey Village to Brinscall which is now a nature reserve. After Brincall the route follows Goit watercourse before leaving the valley and gradually ascends via Brinscall Hall and Windy Harbour to Snape Heights offering good views over the Ribble Valley, The final section descends back to railtrack offering good open views of Darwen Moor.
A circular walk starting from Liverpool Old Rd taking paths beside River Douglas to Dolphin Inn then over farm tracks to Much Hoole and then more farm tracks back to start.
The walk starts from Towneley Hall Burnley and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Golf Course, Singing Ringing Tree sound sculpture.
The walk starts from Wayfarers pub Parbold and follows the clockwise circular route via Leeds Liverpool canal, Fairy Glen and Parbold Hill.
The walk starts from Towneley Hall Burnley and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Holme Chapel.
The walk starts from Penwortham water tower(01 Start on map) and follows the anticlockwise circular route via River Ribble, Howick Cross and Blashaw Wood.
The walk starts from White Coppice cricket ground and follows the clockwise circular route via Wheelton Moor, Tockholes Plantation and Great Hill.
A circular walk starts by following River Ribble from Lower Penwortham to Old Tram Way then onto Brown Edge Wood and crossing to North bank of River Ribble which it follows back to start.
A circular route starting at Bickerstaff and initially following country roads to Dairy Farm Lane then via farm tracks and over rail track to Newbridge Fishing Lakes. Further farm tracks lead back to Bickerstaffe via the site of Bickerstaffe Hall.
Without the optional ascent of Totridge this is a fairly long but mostly undemanding walk, apart from a moderate climb to the shoulder of Mellor Knoll. The fellside climb to Totridge is steep and the trig point is on high peat moorland (avoid in poor visibility), but the reward for the effort on a clear day is an exceptional view that includes Pendle Hill and the tops of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. The stepping stones may become impassable after heavy rain.
A somewhat wilder walk over Birkett Fell, rewarded with wide views over the Hodder valley and encounters with some intriguing limestone features. There are two moderate climbs; the moorland can be bleak in poor weather and paths may be indistinct and boggy in places.
An easy stroll across the River Hodder via the stepping stones, returning via Burholme Bridge. One steep climb and some road walking. Field paths may be soft and muddy after rain and the stepping stones may be impassable when the river is in spate.
Explore the Ribble and its tributaries, find three medieval crosses, and visit a pretty village.
Three highlights: Swanside packhorse bridge, the idyllic village of Downham, and the ruins of Sawley Abbey.
6 mile circular walk starting from Appley Bridge ascending towards Ashurst Beacon before descending over Dean Brook to Gathust and via Leeds Liverpool canal back to start.
7 mile circular walk starting from Potters Wood Gathurst, joining Leeds Liverpool Canal before ascending to Bank Top then via Dean Brook back to start.
A very easy to follow 6 mile circular walk beginning at Rufford Marina and initially taking towpath North beside Leeds Liverpool Canal before taking footpath South along the levee beside River Douglas back to start.
A circular walk starting from Beacon Park then via Dean Brook to Roby Mill onto Ashurst Beacon and back to Beacon Park. Good views over Winter Hill and Mersey Estuary on the route.
A walk of two halves, first half mainly uphill, second half mainly down-hill. Surface all gravel path or tarmac road so easy to follow and walk on.
This route beginning opposite Hutton Grammar school and making way to Dolphin Pub via Longton Brook, Back Lane and Marsh Lane. Return is via section of Ribble Way, River Ribble and open farmland back to start.
The walk starts from St Leonard Church on Downham main Street and follows the clockwise circular route via Worsaw Hill, Chatburn and packhorse bridge.
The walk starts from Dean Lane, Water in Rossendale (01Start) and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Small Shaw trig point.
The walk starts Ribchester Arms, Ribchester and follows clockwise circular route via Duddle Wood, Higher Hud and River Ribble.
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