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distance 7.76km Vertical gain +329m Vertical drop -331m Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Barley-with-Wheatley Booth - Lancashire

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.

distance 17.73km Vertical gain +475m Vertical drop -472m Durée 6h25 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Claughton - Lancashire

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.

Pendle Hill from Downham (short version)
distance 10.25km Vertical gain +462m Vertical drop -461m Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Downham - Lancashire

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.

distance 11.51km Vertical gain +34m Vertical drop -35m Durée 3h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Thurnham - Lancashire

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.

distance 10.12km Vertical gain +130m Vertical drop -121m Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Withnell - Lancashire

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.

distance 6.81km Vertical gain +110m Vertical drop -102m Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Downham - Lancashire

The walk starts from St Leonard Church on Downham main Street and follows the clockwise circular route via Worsaw Hill, Chatburn and packhorse bridge.

distance 12.02km Vertical gain +292m Vertical drop -288m Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Anglezarke - Lancashire

The walk starts from White Coppice cricket ground and follows the clockwise circular route via Wheelton Moor, Tockholes Plantation and Great Hill.

distance 9.49km Vertical gain +119m Vertical drop -110m Durée 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Downham - Lancashire

The walk starts from Information Barn Downham and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Worsaw Hill, Worston and Little Mearley Hall.

distance 8.95km Vertical gain +274m Vertical drop -278m Durée 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lancashire

The walk starts from Towneley Hall Burnley and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Golf Course, Singing Ringing Tree sound sculpture.

distance 7.29km Vertical gain +110m Vertical drop -107m Durée 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Parbold - Lancashire

The walk starts from Wayfarers pub Parbold and follows the clockwise circular route via Leeds Liverpool canal, Fairy Glen and Parbold Hill.

distance 6.97km Vertical gain +144m Vertical drop -144m Durée 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lancashire

The walk starts from Dean Lane, Water in Rossendale (01Start) and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Small Shaw trig point.

distance 11.14km Vertical gain +201m Vertical drop -212m Durée 3h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lancashire

The walk starts from Towneley Hall Burnley and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Holme Chapel.

distance 9.87km Vertical gain +176m Vertical drop -176m Durée 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Foulridge - Lancashire

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.

distance 9.75km Vertical gain +130m Vertical drop -130m Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ribchester - Lancashire

The walk starts Ribchester Arms, Ribchester and follows clockwise circular route via Duddle Wood, Higher Hud and River Ribble.

Walking Dinckley Bridge Circular ( Download : )
distance 10.44km Vertical gain +112m Vertical drop -114m Durée 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Clayton-le-Dale - Lancashire

The walk starts from Baker Brow above Ribchester Bridge and follows a clockwise circular route via Dinckley Bridge.

Walking Osbaldeston Circular ( Download : )
distance 7.86km Vertical gain +75m Vertical drop -76m Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Osbaldeston - Lancashire

The walk starts from Osbaldestone Green and follows the anticlockwise circular route via banks of River Ribble.

distance 9.74km Vertical gain +22m Vertical drop -22m Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Penwortham - Lancashire

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.