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Lancashire Monastic Way Upholland to Sawley Abbey

111 km / 69 miles

A two section walk linking many of the medieval monastic sites of Lancashire and South Cumbria, beginning in south Lancashire at Upholland, and making its way up to Furness Abbey in what is now Cumbria. The first Section finishes at Sawley Abbey and section two starts at Cockerham Priory and continues to Furness Abbey via two short railway links.


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Average Gradients; Canal; River; Pilgrimage; Religious
SD523051 - Upholland, Lancs
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SD776464 - Sawley Abbey
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A Lancashire Monastic Way (John Convey - 2012)


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110.5 Km (68.7 miles)
847 m (2,779 ft) ascent
100 m (328 ft)  maximum height