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Lancashire Trail

116 km / 72 miles

Gtr Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, N Yorkshire
A route linking industrial Lancashire with the Pennine Way National Trail, the Lancashire Trail passes Billinge, Abbey Lakes, the viewpoints of Ashurst's Beacon and Harrock Hill, Coppull Moor, Blackrod and Rivington Pike. A relatively low-lying section follows via Abbey village and Mellor before reaching Whalley and the climb to Pendle Hill, from where the route descends to Barley. Link routes from the centres of Wigan, Bolton and Burnley, to and from the Ribble Way at Sawley, and to the Sandstone Trail are described.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Lake/Reservoir/Loch; Moorland; Urban
Start
SJ512956 - St Helens, Merseyside
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Finish
SD906484 - Thornton-in-Craven, N Yorkshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Lancashire Trail (Challenge Publications - 2003)

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Route Profile:

116.2 Km (72.2 miles)
2,623 m (8,606 ft) ascent
550 m (1,804 ft)  maximum height