Region: North West England

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Allerdale/

Category:Allerdale
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Barrow-in-Furness/

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Category:Blackpool
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bolton/

Category:Bolton
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bury/

Category:Bury
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Carlisle/

Category:Carlisle
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cheshire-East/

Category:Cheshire East
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^ Cheshire East ANNEXE

 

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cheshire-West-Chester/

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Chorley/

Category:Chorley
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Copeland/

Category:Copeland
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Eden/

Category:Eden
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Fylde/

Category:Fylde
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Halton/

Category:Halton
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hyndburn/

Category:Hyndburn
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Knowsley/

Category:Knowsley
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Lancaster/

Category:Lancaster
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Liverpool/

Category:Liverpool
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Manchester/

Category:Manchester
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Oldham/

Category:Oldham
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Pendle/

Category:Pendle
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Preston/

Category:Preston
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Ribble-Valley/

Category:Ribble Valley
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rochdale/

Category:Rochdale
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rossendale/

Category:Rossendale
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Salford/

Category:Salford
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Sefton/

Category:Sefton
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Lakeland/

Category:South Lakeland
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Ribble/

Category:South Ribble
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/St-Helens/

Category:St Helens
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stockport/

Category:Stockport
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tameside/

Category:Tameside
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Trafford/

Category:Trafford
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Warrington/

Category:Warrington
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/West-Lancashire/

Category:West Lancashire
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Wigan/

Category:Wigan
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Wirral/

Category:Wirral
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Wyre/

Category:Wyre
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http://www.visitpendle.com/

Starting fromPendle Borough Council
Overview

'Family and short walks in Pendle ... Medium length walks in Pendle ... Long walks in Pendle ... Heritage and town trails in Pendle ... Sculpture Trails in Pendle'

Walks described here by
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https://www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/explore-the-countryside/wal...

Overview

'Explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of Cheshire on foot, with hundreds of walks to suit all ages and abilities, there has never been a better time to enjoy breathtaking views, wild moorlands and rocky ridges.'

Walks described here by
Area

https://www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/walking-routes

Category:Lancashire
Overview

'Walking can be the very best way to explore Lancashire’s countryside, canals, coast and towns, giving you access to stunning views, quiet lanes and rare wildlife. From the flat plains in the west through to the rugged moorland of the Forest of Bowland and on to the West Pennine Moors in the east, there will be a terrain and distance  to suit everyone.'

Walks described here by

https://u3asites.org.uk/north-west/home

Category:North West
Overview

'Our Region includes the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire plus the Metropolitan Boroughs within Greater Manchester and Merseyside and all contiguous Unitary Authorities.'

Description from

U3A Regions

http://www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/northwest/cumbria/

Category:Cumbria
Overview

'Disabled Access, Wheelchair walks, Easy Access, Access for All, Mobility, Walks on Wheels, Miles without Stiles - whatever the term ... All about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of Cumbria ...'

Area

https://www.activecumbria.org/activities/

Category:Cumbria
Overview

'Active Cumbria, the Sport and Physical Activity Partnership is one of 45 County Sports Partnerships (CSP's) in England; the foundations of the organisation were laid in 1999 when the local authorities in Cumbria came together to collaborate and secure funding to deliver Sport England's Active Sport Programme ...'

Description from

Active Cumbria

Area

http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/35018?category=5...

Category:Nature Reserves
Size (acreage)1250
Starting fromPinfold Lane, Ainsdale
Overview

'The Reserve has a network of around 8 miles of footpaths marked by colour – banded posts ... The Woodland and Fisherman’s Path are also accessible by bike, pushchairs and wheelchairs. '

Walks described here by
See also

Formby [National Trust]

Nearby

http://www.footpaths.org.uk/

Category:Cheshire East
Starting fromAlderley Edge & Wilmslow
Overview

'Founded in 1913 we have a current membership of more than fifty.'

Area

https://www.allerdale.gov.uk/en/sport-leisure-arts-culture/sport-aller...

Category:Allerdale
Overview

'Specially designed "doorstep walk" guides have been created which suggest simple walking routes in each of the towns in the borough. All the suggested walking routes are are easily accessible and follow good footpaths. The aim is to encourage people to do at least 150 minutes of gentle exercise per week to improve their overall health.'

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https://walkalstonmoor.com/

Starting fromAlston
Overview

'One of its aims is to promote Alston Moor as a destination for walkers for both visitors and local people by providing information on local walks, the area in general and the facilities available. It will also lead monthly walks and is actively involved in the North Pennines Walking Festival and with the Greg’s Hut Association, who maintain Greg’s Hut, an old lead-mining building high up on Cross Fell now a mountain bothy.'

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http://www.altrincham-ramblers.org.uk/

Category:Trafford
Starting fromAltrincham
Overview

The Club for Hillwalkers, Ramblers and Amblers  'We are a "not for profit" organisation with very modest membership fees whose objective is "to encourage the appreciation, conservation and enjoyment of the countryside". Please explore the site and the Facebook page to find out more about us and the countryside walks and other activities that we can offer you.'

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https://anchorramblers.com/

Category:Wigan
Starting fromLeigh
Overview

'The Club was formed in May 1978 by a group of workers at the BICC factory in Leigh. Although any link with BICC was broken a long time ago, the name "Anchor" comes from that connection with "Anchor Cables". The purpose of the club is to provide an opportunity for people to enjoy rambling in a safe and enjoyable environment.'

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https://www.parksandgardens.org/places/anfield-cemetery

Category:Liverpool
Size (acreage)110
Starting fromAnfield Cemetery
Overview

'Anfield is a mid-19th-century cemetery laid out by Edward Kemp. The site covers approximately 44 hectares. Elements include axial and circular paths, two chapels and a gothic style catacomb.'

Description from

Parks and Gardens UK

See also

Anfield Cemetery (City of Liverpool Cemetery) [Wikipedia] | Anfield Cemetery [Historic England]

Nearby

http://www.appletonpc.org.uk/footpaths.html

Category:Warrington
Navigate the Website>>> Walks in Appleton Parish [PDF]
Starting fromAppleton
Overview

'Appleton Parish Council asked us to provide some circular walks that residents can enjoy by walking from the Parish Hall. They are intended to entice you to see some or even all of the network of paths within the Parish ... '

Nearby

https://www.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk/

Category:South Lakeland
Navigate the Website>>> Enjoy >>> Walks
Overview

'This extraordinary place is famous for its amazing wildlife, stunning scenery, and superb walks. From the simple beauty of the lady's-slipper orchid to the shining sands of Morecambe Bay, the area is simply awe-inspiring - full of natural spectacles and a surprise around every corner.'

https://ashtonwalkingclub.weebly.com/

Category:Tameside
Overview

'The Club was formed in 1931 and caters for all ages and walking abilities. Over the years it has grown to a membership of 200 approximately, with a variety of walks graded, strolling, easy & moderate / strenuous.'

Nearby

https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure,_culture_and_tourism/ranger_se...

Category:Cheshire East
Size (acreage)35
Starting fromCongleton
Overview

'The Park is a great place for a quiet stroll and there are three, mile long routes, to choose from (Lakeside Path / Explorer Trail or Easy Access Trail) whilst a short road crossing takes you into some attractive countryside between the park, Astbury village and Macclesfield Canal with Mow Cop and Congleton Edge destinations for those who wish to venture further.'

Area

https://chorley.gov.uk/Pages/AtoZ/Astley-Hall.aspx

Category:Chorley
Starting fromAstley Park
Overview

'Astley Hall is a museum and art gallery housed within a Grade I listed historic house. The Hall is set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park which include historic woodland, a lake, a fully renovated Victorian walled garden alongside clean and modern facilities for visitors to enjoy.'

Description from

Chorley Council

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https://www.barrowramblers.co.uk/

Overview

'Established in 1930, and currently has over 350 members. A private coach is operated every Sunday to deliver members into the heart of the English Lake District. Members are offered a choice of 3 walks to suit their own capabilities ...'

https://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/visitors/walking-leaflets/

Overview

'Discover Barrow on Foot, a selection of walking leaflets are available here for you to download ...'

http://www.boltonconservation.org.uk/

Category:Bolton
Navigate the Website>>> BCV Rambles - Walking Group
Overview

'Bolton Conservation Volunteers (BCV) is a self-funding not-for-profit organisation based in Bolton, Lancashire and was established in 1976 by a group of Bolton residents wanting to care for and maintain Bolton's natural habitats and wildlife ... In addition to our practical conservation work there is also a walking group, BCV Rambles, which meets every two months for walks around some of the Northwest's beauty spots.'

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Combe

Category:Copeland
Starting fromMillom
Overview

'In Millom, Haverigg, Duddon Valley and Eskdale.' Has been held Mid August.

Nearby

http://www.boltoncha.org.uk

Category:Bolton
Overview

'Founded in 1905 the Club celebrated its Centenary in 2005. We're very active and we extend a warm welcome to all walkers and lovers of the countryside ... We have members of all ages and from a range of backgrounds. For a modest annual fee you can enjoy all the hidden delights of rural Lancashire and beyond the best way there is, on foot!'

Nearby

http://www.bolton.gov.uk/website/pages/Walking.aspx

Overview

'Rural walks, country parks, trails and footpaths ... '

Nearby

https://bramptonwalkersarewelcome.wordpress.com/

Category:Carlisle
Starting fromBrampton
Overview

'Brampton, located in north Cumbria lies in the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall and is at the centre of an historically rich and diverse landscape. The town itself, first granted a market charter in 1252, contains architectural treasures and many of its local sandstone buildings have a story to tell.'

Nearby

http://www.burnleypendleramblers.co.uk/

Category:Burnley
Overview

'There are several walking groups in this area, so why join us the Burnley & Pendle Group? Well we put on a great programme of walks led by experienced leaders who can advise the best walks for your level of fitness, and we have a great programme of social events. You can come on three free taster walks with us.'

Nearby

https://burnley.co.uk/lifestyle/relax/walking-cycling/

Category:Burnley
Overview

'Why not put your best foot forward and take a walk around some of Lancashire’s forgotten countryside. Burnley has some great walks for everyone. Whether you want an easy ramble or a more strenuous hike the waymarked footpaths that criss-cross Burnley reveal historic landscapes, hidden valleys and beautiful views.'

Nearby

https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=11188

Category:Bury
Starting fromBurrs Country Park
Overview

'Lies on the River Irwell covering an area of 36 hectares of scenic countryside, one mile north west of Bury town centre.'

Description from

Bury Council

https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=11179

Category:Bury
Overview

Upgrade of the Council Website 'has resulted in a lot of information being removed' - so some of the Pages originally referenced here have disappeared. However, there is still useful information available about Bury's Nature Reserves and Parks, which can be accessed from the Web Page cited here.

See also

Visit Bury

https://www.buryhf.org/

Category:Bury
Overview

'To provide healthy enjoyment of leisure and to encourage love of open air and promote social friendship. All members are asked to support events and walks arranged for their enjoyment.'

https://www.buryu3a.org.uk/

Category:Bury
Overview

'Bury U3A was set up in 2009 ... Currently we have 396 members, and over 45 Interest Groups - some in the process of being set up, but expect that both these numbers will increase and new members will hopefully bring new expertise which they wish to share. Do contact us if you could organise a new group! ... '

http://www.carlisleramblersandfellwalkers.org.uk/home-page.html

Category:Carlisle
Overview

'Leisurely walks, gentle fells, hills and mountains in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, the Borders and Northumberland, there's something for everyone in our friendly club. New members always welcome, come and join us.'

Nearby

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/topic/museums

Category:Stockport
Starting fromRomiley
Overview

'Relax in the peace and tranquillity of the setting and learn more about the history of the chapel and the legends that link it to 7th century missionary St Chad ...'

Nearby
Area

https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure,_culture_and_tourism/ranger_se...

Category:Cheshire East
Overview

Country Parks and Ranger Service 'The main aim of the Ranger Service is to develop, enhance and protect our countryside and urban sites within Cheshire East, while encouraging and promoting the proper use of the Council’s outdoor recreational facilities ...'

Area

https://chesterwalking.org.uk/

Starting fromChester
Overview

'Friendly group of people from Chester, Wirral and North Wales who enjoy walking, socialising and weekends away ... Chester and District Walking Group was formerly known as Chester YHA Walking Group prior to a name-change in 2007. The group was founded in the 1980s although it has been suggested that our walk origins go back as far as the 1940s and 50s.'

Area

http://www.greatoutdoors.org.uk/

Navigate the Website>>> Find out if the Club is for you ...
Starting fromChester
Overview

As good as you make it ... : 'We run weekend, day and evening events throughout the year. There's something on every week and often several times a week during summer. We plan to have a weekend away every month, and several day walks and biking events every month. During the summer we also have evening walks and biking events every week.'

Area

http://chesterwalkingclub.com/

Overview

'A Chester based walking club offering up to three grades of walks on Sundays and a walk on alternate Wednesdays: Club Guided walks in Snowdonia , North Wales and counties surrounding Cheshire. Grades of Walks A – Mountain walk, usually with more than 600m (~2000ft) of ascent; B – Moorland walk, usually with more than 300m (~1000ft) of ascent; C – Mainly pastoral walk usually with less than 300m (~1000ft) of ascent.'

Area

https://www.chorley.gov.uk/Pages/AtoZ/Parks%20and%20nature%20reserves....

Category:Chorley
Overview

'There are many significant parks and open spaces in the Borough covering over 300 hectares, many of which have historical connections. Together with river valleys, country parks and nature reserves they offer a wide variety of leisure activities.'

Nearby

http://www.chorleyramblers.co.uk

Category:Chorley
Overview

'Offer a wide variety of walks within the beautiful West Pennine Moors and the outlying villages from Rivington in the East to Mawdesley in the West and from Hoghton in the North to Adlington in the South. We also venture further afield to the Lake District, Yorkshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire.'

Nearby

https://www.copeland.gov.uk/parks-and-open-spaces

Category:Copeland
Overview

'Copeland is very well placed for walking. You can enjoy an amble around one of the many villages and hamlets or undertake something more challenging like the "coast to coast walk". With most of the borough within the Lake District National Park you are guaranteed great countryside and endless opportunities for refreshment stops and overnight accommodation.'

Nearby

https://www.knowsley.gov.uk/things-to-do/parks-and-green-spaces/court-...

Category:Knowsley
Starting fromCourt Hey Park
Overview

'The traditional parkland known as Court Hey Park is one of Knowsley's best-kept secrets. Its 14 hectares provide one of the best collections of mature trees seen anywhere in the Borough with landscaped areas of wildflower planting. The National Wildflower Centre, founded by Landlife opened at Court Hey Park in 2000. The centre, one of only two of its kind in the world, helps to promote the creation and conservation of wildflower landscapes.

Description from

Friends of Court Hey Park

Nearby

https://www.creweandnantwichramblingclub.org.uk

Overview

60 years old on 13th October 2016  'Winnie Jenkins was a typist in the Crewe 1st District Tax Office, and a member of the Chester Rambling Club. She broke away from the Chester Rambling Club and got some colleagues in the Crewe Tax Office interested in rambling, and so in October 1946, the Crewe C.H.A and H F Rambling Club was formed ...'

Area

https://www.oldham.gov.uk/cromptonmoor

Category:Oldham
Starting fromCrompton Moor
Overview

'Crompton Moor rises above the town of Shaw, and is a unique and popular recreation site in Oldham. The site is great for wildlife. Birdwatchers can see kestrel, red grouse, golden plover, snipe, curlew, skylark and meadow pipit. There are also foxes, weasels, common shrews, stoats and hares ... The Oldham Way and Crompton Circuit local trails also cross the site.'

Nearby

https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/roads-transport/public-transport-road-safet...

Category:Cumbria
Overview

Open access walks in Cumbria 'The county council's Countryside Access team has teamed up with local guidebook writer, Mark Richards, to produce a series of downloadable leaflets to help you explore a variety of open access landscapes in all corners of the county.'

Area

https://www.forestryengland.uk/delamere-forest

Starting fromDelamere Forest
Overview

'Delamere is an ideal place to go for a walk. Whether you're looking for an easy going trail for all abilities, a hike to admire the view or a bit of peace and quiet to observe the wildlife ... There are dry sandstone paths, lots of mature trees to shade or shelter under depending on the weather and the forest of Blakemere for bird watchers ... Use our Forest Guide to find walking and cycling routes.'

Walks described here by
Area

http://www.discovercumbria.co.uk/cumbria-walks.html

Category:Cumbria
Overview

'Looking for short walks in the Lake District? Over the past ten years or so our walks have been tailored to younger children. This has been a great opportunity to take advantage of some of the stunning scenery available from the lower fells. Not all peaks are out of bounds for younger children however, and indeed there is nothing more satisfying to your child than their first peak!'

Area

https://www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/north-west-england/

Category:North West
Overview

'At the heart of the industrial revolution, the northwest rose to lead the world as a centre of innovation, power and trade. Discover that legacy, the seaside resorts once built for city workers, and the wealth of diverse communities in the region today. Bask in the stunning beauty of the Lake District and find out how it came about. Wander through picturesque Pennine villages and across open moorland.'

https://disleyparishcouncil.org.uk/walks-in-disley/walkers-are-welcome...

Category:Cheshire East
Starting fromDisley
Overview

'Disley’s accreditation is recognition of the variety of well-signposted, well-maintained walks in and around Disley and of the breathtaking views they afford. And it enables Disley to be part of a wider campaign to secure better facilities for walkers, the continued maintenance of our public footpaths, the development of way-marked trails and better access to the village by public transport.'

See also

Walks in Disley [Disley Parish Council]

Area

https://www.ecog.org.uk/

Category:Cheshire East
Overview

'We have a varied programme of outdoor events focussed around walking, cycling and mountain biking but also including canoeing, rock climbing and mountaineering ...'

Area

https://ramblerseastcheshire.org.uk/blog/

Category:Cheshire East
Overview

'Most of our members live in the area of north-east Cheshire centred around Macclesfield and Wilmslow. We organise several walks each week which are generally in our local area or the Peak District but are occasionally in North Wales, the Yorkshire Dales or the Lake District.'

Area

https://www.frcc.co.uk/

Overview

The Objects of the Club include '...to encourage the pursuits of fell walking and rock climbing particularly in the English Lake District...' and also to provide '...information and advice... It is the intention of this part of the website to help to achieve these with some interesting articles and stimulating photographs relating to the fellwalking activities both undertaken by club members and of interest to others.'

Area

https://www.pure-leisure.co.uk/nature-reserve/

Category:South Lakeland
Size (acreage)90
Starting fromMilnthorpe
Overview

Opened 2018: ‘The reserve is approximate 90 acres with lots of protected wildlife including rare birds and deer ... complementing the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ... The scenic Nature Reserve is now open to both our guests and to the general public’.

Description from

Pure Leisure

http://www.gavinrymill.com/flaybrick/

Category:Wirral
Size (acreage)26
Starting fromFlaybrick Hill Cemetery, Birkenhead
Overview

'Rapid growth in Birkenhead's population made it necessary for the provision of a municipal cemetery ... The site chosen was Flaybrick Hill, a prominent location outside of Birkenhead overlooked by Bidston Hill. 16.5 acres were purchased but this was extended to 26 acres in the 1890s.'

'The Gardens are open every day until 6pm, for pedestrian access only. Visitors are welcome to use the ajacent Tam O'Shanter complex for car parking, Cafeteria and toilet facilities. Guided walks and other event details may be found on the notice board by the main gates. Copies of the leaflet, self guide trails and further information are available from the Ranger's Office at Tam O Shanter Farm.'

Nearby
Area

https://footloosecumbria.org/

Category:South Lakeland
Overview

'We are a small friendly group of walkers who walk in the Lake District Cumbria. Although we started in 1999 as a singles walking group we are now a mix of singles and couples - is this the test of a successful singles group? All are welcome Singles, Couples, or just Independant. We walk on Sundays throughout the year and some midweek evenings from April to September. We also have an occasional weekend away.'

https://footprintswalkingclub.org.uk/programmes/northern.php

Category:North West
Overview

'The origins of "Footprints Walking Club" can be traced back to the Summer of 1987 when a group of walkers met on a holiday in the Lake District and decided to organise a "reunion" weekend. This led to more weekends being arranged and gradually programmes of day walks as well.'

https://www.forestofbowland.com/walking-information

Category:Craven
Overview

'Offers some of the most beautiful and remote walking in the country, from the grandeur and isolation of the moorland hills to the undulating lowlands with their distinctive pattern of settlements, woodland cloughs and river valleys. These landscape contrasts, along with the serenity and tranquility of the area make this a walker’s paradise.'

http://www.freshfieldramblers.org.uk/

Category:Sefton
Overview

'Freshfield Ramblers is a walking group for adults of all ages. A modest minimum level of physical ability is required: you should be able to walk 8 miles or so at a reasonable pace, over occasionally rough terrain carrying a day pack, sometimes in adverse weather conditions.'

Nearby

https://new.fylde.gov.uk/resident/leisure/leisure/the-fylde-countrysid...

Category:Fylde
Overview

Tranquil Rural Beauty 'Surrounding Lytham and St Anne's, this unspoiled scenery should not be missed. You’ll find hamlets, small villages and market towns each one with their own attraction and many tracing back hundreds of years ...'

See also

Visit Lytham St Annes

Nearby

http://www.fyldecoastramblers.co.uk

Category:Fylde
Overview

'We are a friendly and unpretentious walking club based on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. We have walks planned for almost every weekend. Transfer to the destinations is mainly by coach, with collection points in St.Annes on Sea, Blackpool, Cleveleys, Thornton Cleveleys and Poulton le Fylde.'

Nearby

https://www.fylderamblers.org.uk/

Category:Fylde
Overview

'Ours is an active group with a large number of members, ranging from those who are keen to scale the heights of Scafell Pike to those who enjoy the social activities where they remember the walks of yesteryear. Our wide and varied programme is testament to the appetite for involvement in all aspects of the club. To enable the smooth running of the club we have a very active committee who meet regularly and look for new and varied experiences to offer to our members.'

Nearby

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