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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Area: Lancashire

'Friends of Astley Park is a small voluntary organisation whose members share a common and passionate desire that this green and varied space in the Town Centre, is protected and maintaine ...
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Category Chorley

'Chorley Ramblers has a responsibility to look after all the footpaths in the Chorley Borough. The 23 parishes of Chorley Borough have 900 footpaths covering 300 miles. The mileage per par ...
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Category Chorley

'We offer "B" and "C" graded walk to Saturday destinations, and "A", "B" and "C" to Sunday destinations.
A general guide is "A" = 12 miles, "B" = 9 miles and "C" = (Saturday 6 miles) (Sunday 8 ...
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Category Fylde

'Walkers will meet special guests along the way as well as visiting places and routes that are not normally open to the public, the Wyre Way Challenge will be particularly notable for this ...
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Category Wyre

Includes details of these Walks: [1] Tunbrook Round - - - : [2] Brockholes Nature Reserve - - - : [3] Grimsargh Reservoirs - - - : [4] Grimsargh Heritage Walks - - - : [5] Cow Hill Round


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Category Preston

'The spectacular green spaces of Peel Park & the Coppice and Woodnook Vale in Accrington were recently recognised as the two largest Local Nature Reserves in Lancashire. And on a smaller scale, ...
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Category Hyndburn

'Our walks are suitable for all age groups and offer a wide ability range.' The walks range from '9 to 11 miles and some hill walking' ('B' party) through to 'walks at a fast pace and can climb up ...
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Category Lancaster

'Leighton Moss is the largest reedbed in north-west England, and home to some really special birds such as breeding bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers. You might see deer too, not t ...
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Category Lancaster

'As a renowned refuge for wintering wildfowl, the reserve covers 376 acres, making it one of Britain's most important wetland sites, visited by thousands of migrating wildfowl in the autumn and win ...
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Category West Lancashire

'In other words meet people, get fit and have some fun while seeing some of our wonderful countryside all year round.'


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Category Lancaster

'We are a friendly group and arrange a regular programme of walks. Walks are around 5-6 miles and a few longer ones over 6 miles are included in the programme. Walks are open to all but are intende ...
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Category West Lancashire

'The Pendle Walking Festival will include something for everyone, including challenge walks, medium walks, and short family walks. The programme wil be available on this site from June.'...
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Category Pendle

'The Preston and District Walking Club originally started its life in 1932 as The Preston CHA Rambling Club. The club was affiliated to Country Wide Holiday Association hence CHA in the na ...
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Category Preston

'We presently have vacancies for a few more members. If you are interested in joining the Club please contact the Membership Secretary ...'


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Category West Lancashire

PDFs of walks in: Gregson Lane; Hurst Grange; Kingsfold; Longton; Lostock Hall; Moss Side; Walton-le-Dale; Worden Park.


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Category South Ribble

'We regularly meet at places such as Tockholes, Livesey, Hoddlesden, Wilpshire, Witton, Belthorn, Entwistle, Rivington, Great Harwood, Accrington, Salesbury, Hurst Green, Ribchester, Whalley and Cl ...
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'The club's regular day walks (24 per year) take place on Saturdays, with a coach picking up at various stops from Blackpool to Preston. Locations visited include the Lake District, the Yorkshire D ...
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Category Blackpool

'Pendle has it all. Nestling in Pennine Lancashire, Pendle offers some of England’s finest countryside, as well as beautiful villages, bustling towns and wide open spaces to explore at whatever pac ...
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Category Pendle

'All the trails are clearly signposted or waymarked and most are suitable for all ages and abilities. However, as with all outdoor activities, please take sensible precautions against unpredictable ...
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Category West Lancashire

'Our daytime rambles are approximately 5 miles and easy/moderate rating. If you would like to ramble around the countryside of West Lancashire, meet new people or just enjoy the beautiful scenery, ...
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Category West Lancashire

'Our rangers have co-coordinated a wide range of walks to suit all ages, abilities and interests.'


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Category West Lancashire

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'There are a host of walks around Wycoller, the Country Park and the surrounding area. There is something for everyone – from a pleasant stroll to an energetic day out – or families wanting a fun t ...
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Category Pendle

Walks by Area [1] Barnacre with Bonds - - - : [2] Bilsborrow - - - : [3] Cabus - - - : [4] Churchtown - - - : [5] Garstang - - - : [6] Knott End-on-Sea - - - : [7] Little Eccleston - - - : ...
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Category Wyre

'The "Breath of Fresh Air" route was devised by Norman Thomas of the East Lancashire Long Distance Walkers Association. It was adopted as an official way-marked footpath in 2010 in recognition of N ...
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Category Lancaster

'The "Amble", as we call it, takes in much of the finest scenery in the West Pennine Moors and although the cotton towns on either side are relics of our industrial past, they are only seen from a ...
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Category Chorley

Download four PDFs from the Website: [1] Blackburn Town Trail North - - - : [2] Blackburn Town Trail South - - - : [3] Darwen Town Trail - - - : [4] Darwen Green Trail. Also, PDFs of two further Tr ...
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'During the summer months Bolton-by-Bowland is visited by tourists and relatively local people just wishing to enjoy a day out and perhaps a walk in beautiful surroundings. We who live her ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'If you’re walking the trail with children, download the free activity sheet. It is full of extra interesting information and fun activities about the canal and how people used it.'


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Category Burnley

'Divided into six sections each starting and finishing on a public transport route; they can be walked individually or combined to make longer routes for more experienced walkers, and if you keep y ...
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Category Burnley

'Martin Mere is only a 15 minute walk away, or alternatively why not try our Wetlands and Waterways Walks. You can make these as long or as short as you want depending on how fit ...
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Category West Lancashire

[1] Bolton-le-Sands from Carnforth (4.5 miles) - - - : [2] Carnforth to The Kellets (5.5 miles) ... 3. Capernwray and the River Keer (6 miles) - - - : [3] Lancaster Canal and the Lancashire Coastal ...
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Category Lancaster

'The Clarion House was built to be a non-profit making co-operative with any excess money to be used in spreading the word of socialism ... The present and last Clarion House is one of sev ...
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Category Pendle

Download the PDF Booklet: 'The walk takes in many of the village's unique and historical monuments and should take no longer than a couple of hours at a leisurely pace.'


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Category Chorley

'Our overall impression of the CCW was one of delight in the opportunity to enjoy the splendour of the natural environment in a relatively isolated area with its accompanying peace and stillness. H ...
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Category Lancaster

'This circular walk takes about 2 hours and begins on Castle Hill, the site of the Roman Fort overlooking the River Lune.'


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Category Lancaster

'Walkers have always been drawn to the area, some to walk up to Pendle, others to enjoy the many local walks which can be in any direction from the village – via Pendle road to the moorland and Pen ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'The ruined Wycoller Hall is thought to have been the inspiration for Charlotte Brontë's Ferndean Manor - hence the name of this Walk.'


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Category Pendle

'As well as the fell tops and moors, there are extensive opportunities for shorter and less challenging routes in the valleys, most especially riverside walks which abound in the area ...

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Category Craven

'Splitting the walk into two stages would give you an approximate halfway point at Whitwell or Dunsop Bridge. You could stay at "The Inn At Whitewell", a well known hotel – it is very popular and a ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'However, in recent decades there has been a tendency towards rural regeneration and there are now many green open spaces with striking panoramic views. Huncoat has become a delightful blend of fie ...
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Category Hyndburn

'The PROSPECTS Foundation is Hyndburn’s main charity for protecting and enhancing the local natural environment. Our charity exists to raise awareness of environmental issues and to help c ...
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Category Hyndburn

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Category Lancashire

'Extending over 33 miles through Salford, Bury and Rossendale, the trail is the largest sculpture route in the UK and makes a great free day out for all the family, connecting local heritage, the l ...
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Category Rossendale

'Lancashire cheesemaking country is renowned for its rich grassland which leads to high quality milk and inevitably cheese. The Lancashire cheesemakers are all located within a few square miles on ...
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Category Wyre

'The Lancashire coastline, much of which is of international ornithological interest, comprises a variety of landscapes from the distinctive limestone scenery of Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outs ...
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Category Fylde

Details of almost one hundred walks categorized as: [1] Walks in Lancashire - - - : [2] Walks in the Lake District.


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Category Lancashire

'... They are mainly between 5 and 10 miles in length and circular though one or two may involve parking the car and using public transport to reach the start of the walk, then walking back to the ...
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Category Lancashire

'The walk has been developed as part of the Lancashire Witches 400 Project (LW400) an ambitious arts programme based on the believed route the "witches" took from Pendle to Lancaster, with ...
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Category Pendle

'The Group also offers Wednesday walks which are shorter in length, from about 12 to 16 miles. Some of these are also Long Distance Paths which are broken down over several dates. Each part of the ...
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Category Lancashire

The Inner Circle 'This 2 ½ mile walk will take you around the old centre of Leyland, from the village cross along the lanes that have developed in the last hundred years from field paths a ...
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Category South Ribble

'The Ramble links the City of Lancaster with the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, two historic but very different centres. It makes the most of the valley’s intimate and tranquil pastoral setting, p ...
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Category Lancaster

'The Lune Valley is well served by both local bus and rail services which may be used to access the Lunesdale Walk at various points along its route, meaning you can enjoy a day’s walk without the ...
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Category Lancaster

Detailed photographic descriptions of some seventeen excursions around and about The Mersey categorized: [1] Goyt Valley - - - : [2] The Etherow - - - : [3] The Mersey - - - : [4] Estuary Walks


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'Stretching from Kincraig Lake (Bispham Marsh) in the north to the reedbed off Holyoake Avenue in the south this green corridor includes twenty-three ponds. Some of the ponds have great crested new ...
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Category Blackpool

'This walk was devised to incorporate some of the best walking in the north of England. It has been broken into manageable sections with overnight stops where good accommodation is available. Start ...
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Category Preston

Download PDFs from the Website: [1] Mile Tunnel & Slipper Hill - - - : [2] Wanless Bridge & Barrowford Locks - - - : [3 Lake Burwain - - - : [4] Foulridge Wharf & County Brook


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Category Pendle

'Two starting points and three finishing points: Walkers can choose to set off from the Village Hall, Barley (next to The Pendle Inn) or The Sparrowhawk, Fence - subject to availability. The Four A ...
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Category Pendle

'The Pendle Way is a Recreational Path in the South Pennines of England which encircles the borough of Pendle. It was officially opened in 1987. The circuit is 45 miles (72 km), an ...
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Category Pendle

'The first part of the walk takes in the locations around Pendle Hill which are synonomous with the Pendle Witches - Higham, Fence, Newchurch-in-Pendle and Barley. These are the places whe ...
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Category Ribble Valley

[1] Boulsworth Hill 'The walk starts at the Wycoller Country Park ... not far from the historic market town of Colne.' - - - : [2] Pendle Hill 'This walk starts at Barley, a villa ...
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Category Pendle

'Pennine Waterways is a personal website run as a "labour of love" ... A feature of the site is the virtual cruise that can be taken along most of the canals covered. This is being improve ...
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'The Guild Wheel route makes the most of the different landscapes that surround the city of Preston, creating a rich and varied environment for everyone to enjoy. To the south of the city, it takes ...
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Category Preston

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