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Welcome to Lancaster

Walking in Lancaster

Explore Lancaster on foot using our selection of downloadable guides. Take in historic city alleyways, magnificent architecture, peaceful canal towpaths and stunning parkland all in the same day, or check out our accommodation guide and stay over.

Top Tip: Head for Williamson Park or the hills above Lancaster for stunning sunset views over Morecambe Bay.



Lancaster Guide

Lancaster City Trail
2.5 miles

Enjoy exploring Lancaster on foot with this short trail through the city centre taking all the great historical places of interest – You will soon see why Lancaster is a small city with a big story!

Lancaster City Trail

Lancaster Canal

Carnforth Canal Walks
4.5 - 6 mile walks

The four easy walks detailed in this leaflet allowing ample time and opportunity to explore the countryside which links two of England's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty; The Forest of Bowland and Arnside and Silverdale.
Carnforth Canal Walks

Walking in Lancashire

Lunesdale Walk
4-7 miles

A walk through the rich landscapes of Lancashire's Lune Valley. Catch glimpses of Morecambe Bay and the mountains of South Cumbria as well as the prospect of Ingleborough.

Lunesdale Walk

Walking in Lancashire

Walking for All
3-9 miles

Eight walks of different ability around Lancaster, Morecambe and the Lune Valley. Walks range from 3 to 9 miles.

*Please note that in Walk One of this booklet, Railway Crossing Lane is now called Aldcliffe Hall Lane.

Walking for All

Caton nr Lancaster - Fenwick Arms

A varied, eight-mile circular walk, offering stunning views along the way and from Caton Moor.

Download Leaflet

The Fenwick Arms

Lancaster Commemorates WW1

Download this guide and find out all about the events and activities taking place in Lancaster to commemorate WW1. The guide all contains a trail with information of relevant war related venues and buildings in the city.

Lancaster Commemorates WW1 Trail

Lancashire Coastal Way

Lancashire Coastal Way

The Coastal Way is a 137 mile footpath following the Lancashire coastline from Merseyside to Cumbria. The Lancashire coastal walk provides spectacular views of Morecambe Bay, the Bowland Fells and the Lake District, and the opportunity, particularly in spring and autumn, to observe the large variety of waders and seabirds for which the Lancashire coast and estuaries are internationally important.

Lancashire Coastal Way Leaflet

The Limestone Link

The Limestone Link guides you through the linestone country of South Cumbria: over the low wooded hills of the Arnside area, across the flat open mosses between Hale and Holme and over the rocky fells of Clawthorpe and Hutton Roof approx 13 miles.

The Limestone Link Leaflet

Kendal to Lancaster Canal Walk

This is an easy walk which is easily divided into sections and completed in 2-3 days or as several day-walks of various lengths. It is therefore suitable for all walkers and countryside lovers including children. It includes peaceful countryside and wildlife as well as an intriguing view of the historic past.

Kendal to Lancaster Canal Walk

Please remember to observe the Countryside Code when visiting Lancashire.

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