Walking in Lancashire
40 Walks around the County
By Mary Welsh
This guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. The countyside ranges from the low lying land around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.
SeasonsAll seasons, though winter will be cold on the fell-tops.
CentresLancaster, Carnforth, Clitheroe, Whalley, Lytham, Chorley
DifficultyGentle strolls to fell-top hikes. The walks are suitable for all abilities.
Must SeePendle Hill, Clougha Pike, Slaidburn, Downham, Croston, river walks, coastal strolls, Whalley Abbey, Martin Mere
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Mary Welsh is an award-winning writer of walking books and a travel writer, and has produced more than 35 walking guidebooks, and writes regular columns in magazines and newspapers and for the internet. She has lived in the north of England for nearly 30 years.View author profile
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