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Walking in Lancashire

Lancashire has some of the best walking country in England, from short, gentle rambles to long distance treks allowing you to enjoy some of the best views and vistas the county has to offer. You can download a whole range of walks from the sections below that allow you to explore the county.

From walks inspired by Pendle Witches and renowned authors, heritage trails and industrial landmarks to walks themed around some of Lancashire’s most famous foods.

Come and explore Lancashire’s countryside, canals, rivers, woodlands, coast and towns. Enjoy quiet lanes and rare wildlife. From the flat plains in the west through to the peaks and troughs of the West Pennine Moors and the Forest of Bowland AONB. There are seven long distance walking routes including the 137 mile footpath following the whole coastline.

Make the most of your walk and bring your faithful pooch along as well. Then treat yourself to a well-earned pint in one of the many dog friendly pubs!

Win a pair of walking boots and custom made insoles for you and a friend courtesy of outdoor clothing and footwear specialist; Whalley Warm & Dry. Enter now.

Over 70 different walking routes can be downloaded free of charge via the links below.

    • Accommodation Welcoming Walkers

      Accommodation Welcoming Walkers

      Accommodation with the Walkers & Cyclists Charter Marque.

    • Canal Walks

      Canal Walks

      Inspiring walks along Lancashire's canals. From short, gentle rambles to long distance treks, you can download a whole range of different walks.

    • Coastal Walks

      Coastal Walks

      With 137 miles of coastline these walks cover the coastal areas of Lancashire.

    • Country Adventures

      Country Adventures

      Walking tours and lots more fun and exciting adventure activities & holidays in Lancashire.

    • Heritage & Arts Walks

      Heritage & Arts Walks

      Learn about Lancashire's Heritage and see some of the area's new arts installation.

    • Long Distance Walks

      Long Distance Walks

      If you fancy a challenge try one of Lancashire's long distance walks.

    • Middle Distance Walks

      Middle Distance Walks

      Download over 20 middle distance walks that are 5 miles or more.

    • Tramper

      Tramper

      The Tramper is a specially designed four wheel drive all-terrain electric buggy which can be used off road and even on rough ground, mud and grass by those with limited mobility.

    • Walks under 5 miles

      Walks under 5 miles

      Lancashire walks that are 5 miles or less available to download.

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