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Lancashire Trail

Lancashire Trail

Lancashire Trail

by: Brian Smailes
This series of short walks, which form the 70 mile route of The Lancashire Trail, will take you on a picturesque tour of Lancashire through areas of beautiful countryside with meandering streams and leafy lanes. there are hidden pastures, reservoirs, canal towpaths and woodlands of this beautiful Shire County to explore, with stunning views over Lancashire and the Cheshire Plain, culminating in a gradual climb to Pendle Hill with unsurpassed scenery all around.

Starting at St. Helens on Merseyside and finishing in the village of Thornton-in-Craven on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, the route takes you briefly through built up areas, but even these have their own stories to tell of their industrial heritage. The guide describes the route in stages starting at St. Helens, Billinge, Abbey Lakes, Parbold, Coppull Moor, Blackrod, Rivington, Abbey Village, Mellor, Whalley and Barley. Also described are access paths to the route from Wigan, Bolton, Burnley and Downham, and to the south from Widnes and Warrington.

This book contains all the information you need, with detailed route description, sketche maps and photographs to make your journey easier and safer. The author, a highly experienced walker, says "Come with me to experience the breathtaking views, stunning scenery, wildlife and woodland of this 70 mile linked route called The Lancashire Trail."
ISBN 9781903568101 Pages 56 (2003) 125mm x 185mm


Price: 5.95