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  1. The Tolkien Trail - 5 miles
    Walk in the footsteps of author J.R.R. Tolkien who regularly stayed at Stonyhurst College in the Ribble Valley. This walk explores the richly beautiful surrounding that inspired him and a number of names which occur in 'The Lord of the Rings' are similar to those found locally.
  2. Brontes in Pendle - 6 miles
    From windswept moors to hidden valleys, walk in the landscape that inspired the Brontës. Starting in the village of Trawden, the walk passes 17th century farmhouses and the beauty spot of Lumb Spout before taking the old moorland pack horse trail to the village of Wycoller with its Brontë associations.
  3. Walks to Top O'Slate & Halo - 4 walks 1- 3km
    Four short walks in the Rossendale area of Lancashire, including a walk up to the Panopticon, Halo.
  4. A Cartford Country Walk - 4 miles
    The award winning Cartford Inn have mapped out a leisurely walk that starts and finishes at the inn. Discover the pleasant fields and country lanes that surrond the inn. Walk along the banks of the River Wyre before returning over the Cartford Bridge.
  5. 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.
  6. Darwen Tower Walk 1 - 2 Miles
    A West Pennine Moors Trail, Darwen Tower celebrates Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897 and to many local people it also celebrated the freeing of Darwen Moor in the previous year.
  7. Darwen Tower Walk 2 - 2 miles
    A West Pennine Moors Trail starting at Sunnyhurst Wood Lychgate car park, this circular walk takes in some fantastic views of the surrounding countryside from Darwen Moors.
  8. Haighton Manor and Fulwood Park Wood  - 4 miles
    A 4 mile circular pub walk from Haighton Manor near Preston in Lancashire. The walking route explores the area to the south taking in the bluebell woodland, Fulwood Park Wood, meadows, pastures and quiet lanes that surround the pretty stream, Savick Brook and the historic Haighton House.
  9. Hurst Grange Park Ramble - 3 Miles
    Observe views of the Preston skyline, pass under railway bridges and follow riverside paths on this ramble in South Ribble.
  10. Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve Ramble - 5 Miles
    A five mile ramble beginning at the Visitor Centre and taking in Longton marsh, the Ribble Way and the old Preston to Southport railway line.
  11. Pendle Canal Walk 1-  2-5 miles
    A series of four walks around the Leeds Liverpool Canal in the Pendle area of Lancashire.
  12. Pendle Canal Walk 2-  2-5 miles
    A series of four walks around the Leeds Liverpool Canal in the Pendle area of Lancashire.
  13. Pendle Canal Walk 3 - 2-5 miles
    A series of four walks around the Leeds Liverpool Canal in the Pendle area of Lancashire.
  14. Pendle Canal Walk 4 - 2-5 miles
    A series of four walks around the Leeds Liverpool Canal in the Pendle area of Lancashire.
  15. Ramble from Much Hoole - 3 Miles
    A very pleasing three mile walk through lowland Lancashire on the extreme western edge of South Ribble.
  16. Ramble from Nabs Head Samlesbury - 4.5 Miles
    This ramble takes in some of the best countryside in the area and footpaths go close to a spectacular river valley but in certain parts it can be quite strenuous.
  17. Ramble From Worden Park - 3 Miles
    This three mile ramble takes in Worden Park's Arboretum, Shawbrook stream and fantastic views across the Lancashire plain.
  18. Ramble in Leyland Woodland - 4.5 Miles
    Follow this ramble trough Hocking Wood, Malt Kiln Wood and between the trees along the River Lostock.
  19. Walks in Rossendale - ranging from 1-4 miles
    10 health walks throughout the Rossendale Area.
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