Rainford Linear Park Circular

Route initially along Rainford Linear Park before heading over open countryside back to start.

More detailed route info
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Technical sheet
No. 9718596
A Rainford walk posted on 25/05/21 by gfl57. Update : 05/10/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h35[?]
Distance Distance : 7.56mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 79ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 79ft
Highest point Highest point : 190ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 112ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Rainford
Starting point Starting point : N 53.515818° / W 2.790543°
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Billinge Hill from Rainford

Description

(D/A) Take Rainford Linear Park pathway south. Carefully cross Cross Pit Lane to the continuation of Rainford Linear Park running South.

(1) Turn right, southwest, and follow Rookery Lane.

(2) At the road junction, take Church Road South (left).

(3) Very carefully cross Rainford Bypass and briefly turn northwest (right) along the cycleway. Take disused track southwest (left) running between fields.

(4) Turn northwest (right) to follow Reed's Lane. Upon reaching Reeds Farm an alternative footpath has been provided running South (left) around farm buildings. Carefully cross Mossborough Lane to pick up the farm track heading northwest.

(5) Follow the track as it heads South beside Claires Moss Wood. Follow Mossborough Hall Lane West (right).

(6) Take Coach Road North (right).

(7) Turn northeast (right) along Dairy Farm Road, carefully cross Rainford bypass to continue along the lane.

(8) Turn briefly North (left) along Ormskirk Road. Leave B5203 on the footpath heading northeast (right) between fields onto the track.

(9) Follow Junction Road North (right).

(10) Take path northeast through trees to Linear Park track and turn North (left) back to start.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 190ft - Rainford Linear Park
1 : mi 1.57 - alt. 138ft - Rookery Lane
2 : mi 1.79 - alt. 125ft - Church Road
3 : mi 2.27 - alt. 121ft - Pasture Lane
4 : mi 2.65 - alt. 135ft - Reeds Lane
5 : mi 3.76 - alt. 154ft - Claires Moss
6 : mi 4.57 - alt. 161ft - Bunker Hill
7 : mi 5.61 - alt. 148ft - Dairy Farm Road
8 : mi 6.78 - alt. 151ft - Ormskirk Road
9 : mi 7.17 - alt. 161ft - Junction Road
10 : mi 7.42 - alt. 174ft - Allotments
D/A : mi 7.56 - alt. 190ft - Rainford Linear Park

Useful Information

Parking at start WA11 7JT, south side of rail track at end of the track.
Refreshments in Rainford.

More detailed route info
http://www.graemelinford/com/walks/rainf...

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