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Lancashire Walking Trails

Posted: 2011-02-18

Lancashire Walking Trails

I just ran across a neat feature on the VisitLancashire website (the official tourism site for Lancashire). They've got over 70 free walking trails to download, ranging from short walks (under 5 miles long) to medium walks (over 5 miles) and longer walks that can be broken up into short sections.

You can take a walk that follows in the footsteps of famous writers like JRR Tolkien or the Bronte sisters, or explore the grounds of historic houses like Gawthorpe Hall. Hike the long distance Pendle Way, or take a trail that follows the course of the River Lune. There are also themed walking trails, including Heritage Walks and Coastal paths. There's even a Lancashire Cheese Walk!

Trail information includes maps with in-depth details on what to look for along the way and how to get there. Just print off the leaflet, pop it into a pocket, and away you go. Its a pretty nifty resource if you're in the Lancashire area, or even just planning a visit. See the VisitLancashire website for more information about the walking trails.

Note: image of the Forest of Bowland is copyright Lancashire County Council

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