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Walking in Lancashire By Mary Welsh

Walking in Lancashire

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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.

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Walking in Lancashire: 40 Walks around the County by Mary Welsh

Walking in Lancashire covers the delightful area from the Irish Sea to the Trough of Bowland and from Kirkby Lonsdale in the north to Cliviger in the south. The 40 walks are all circular with one exception and range in length from 8 to 19 km (5 to 13 miles) in length and extend around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. The routes are all are suitable for most walkers as there is a variety of terrain to be explored. Lancashire has a great variety of landscape, ranging 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. Its hedgerows, pastures, riverbanks, hills, moors and shoreline are rich in bird and plant life. Its many picturesque villages are rich too, in fine churches, ancient dwellings, pleasing bridges and interesting legends. Some of the walks are more like gentle strolls that make a good introduction to walking and help the less fit to prepare for more challenging walks.

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About Mary Welsh


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.

Table of Contents


The Walks Silverdale Warton Crag and Leighton Moss Arkholme and Gressingham Nether Burrow and Leck Kirkby Lonsdale and Whittington Crook of Lune and Aughton Hornby and Melling Low Bentham Sunderland Point Glasson and the Lancaster Canal Cockerham and Cockersand Abbey Abbeystead and Dolphinholme Tarnbrook and Marshaw Wyre Clougha Pike Ward's Stone, Bowland Slaidburn Bolton-by-Bowland Dunsop Bridge, Bowland Whitewell, Bowland Garstang and Nicky Nook Garstang and Cabus Nook Knott End-on-Sea and Preesall Skippool Creek, Wyre Estuary Bleasdale Fells Hurst Green and Cromwell Bridge Whalley Downham Weets Hill, Barnoldswick Wycoller and Boulsworth Hill Pendle Hill Chipping and Dinkling Green Longridge Fell Ribchester Lytham Croston and the Rufford branch of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Martin Mere and Mere Sands Wood Parbold and the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Darwen Moor, Jubilee Tower and the Witton Weavers Way Thieveley Pike, Cliviger Gorge Hurstwood and Worsthorne Moor

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GOR002332730
Walking in Lancashire: 40 Walks around the County by Mary Welsh
Mary Welsh
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cicerone Press
2005-03-10
208
1852844396
9781852844394
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