Region - Forest of Bowland
County/Area - Lancashire
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres
Grade - moderate
A Forest of Bowland walk from Dunsop Bridge exploring the landscape north-west of the village. The route includes riverside paths, moorland paths and the opportunity to visit the summit of Whin Fell. The walk also uses the Ouster Rake path which needs care in wet or icy conditions. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
Walking in Lancashire
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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