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Tolkien Trail

Lancashire

10 km / 6 miles
A short trail passing Stonyhurst College where J. R. R. Tolkien stayed frequently in a guest house in the grounds and where he spent time writing the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The route includes a river section coincident with the Ribble Way so may be an interesting excursion for walkers on it. A route description and map may be downloaded from the website below.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
River
Literary
Start and Finish: SD685379 - War Memorial, Hurst Green, Lancashire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Tolkien Trail  (Ribble Valley Borough Council  - 2005 )
External PDF Visit Lancashire - Tolkien Trail  (Visit Lancashire  - 2005 ) Download

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 103
OS Landranger Active 103
OS Explorer 41, 287
OS Explorer Active 41, 287

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Route Profile:

10.2 Km (6.3 miles)
161 m (528 ft) ascent
111 m (364 ft)  maximum height

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