Lancashire

Description

County in northwestern England. The central part is known as the Forest of Bowland.

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • Walking in Lancashire
  • This guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. The countyside ranges from the low lying land around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Lancashire Walking
  • Walking in Lancashire is Mary Welsh’s Cicerone guide to the extensive walking opportunities available in the north-west of England. The guide covers Lancashire’ great variety of landscape, from low-lying areas around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward’s Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill,... Read more
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United Kingdom
2010
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching 268 miles from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders. This personal, thoughtful and often humorous story of the path's remarkable history, includes the experiences of walkers and local characters on this exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way: The Path, the People, the Journey
  • This book presents a portrait of the Pennine Way, Britain`s oldest and best known long-distance footpath, tracing its remarkable history through the experiences of walkers past and present. As Andrew McCloy walks the 268-mile route from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish borders, he discovers how the Pennine Way set a benchmark for... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching for 268 miles from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish Borders. It charts the path's remarkable history, and walkers past and present relate their experiences of this commanding, exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle
  • A guidebook to 40 diverse circular day walks suitable for walkers with navigational skills. The Forest of Bowland and Pendle are two of north west England's upland AONBs, perfect for walkers who enjoy exploring rough hilly, sometimes pathless terrain. The routes include Ward's Stone, Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Fair Snape Fell. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Forest of Bowland and Pendle Walking
  • Experienced walker Terry Marsh’s Cicerone guide to Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle explores some of the walking possibilities in two of Lancashire’s Areas of Outstanding Beauty. The Forest of Bowland stretches over an area of 310 square miles and combined with the beautiful countryside of Pendle provide fertile and varied walking... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle
  • This handy guidebook contains 40 diverse circular day walks suitable for walkers with navigational skills. There is a variety of terrain covered in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle which makes it perfect for those who wish to explore an AONB. Some of the routes covered include: Ward's Stone, Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Fair Snape Fell. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills
  • Guidebook to 40 walks, from 3 to 11 miles, exploring the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most unspoilt countryside in north west England. Set mainly within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and the AONBs of Bowland and Arnside and Silverdale, the walking is hugely rewarding, near the centres of Sedbergh, Kendal and Lancaster. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills: 40 Scenic Fell, River and Woodland Walks
  • This guidebook offers a wide range of walks from the source of the river Lune in the Howgill Fells to Glasson Dock, just below Lancaster. The 40 day walks range between 3 and 11 miles in length and are all illustrated with extracts of 1:50,000 OS mapping. They explore the infinitely varied landscape as the river Lune flows between the Lake... Read more
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United Kingdom
2017
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walks in Silverdale and Arnside
  • The 21 easy day walks in this book will help you explore the Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its rugged coastal paths and enchanting woodland trails. There are routes through Leighton Moss (RSPB centre), Dallam Park, Arnside Knott, Hutton Roof and Morecambe Bay that are suitable for all abilities and every season. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Silverdale and Arnside Walks
  • Walking Guide for Silverdale and Arnside in a series from Cicerone. Guides are a smaller format and illustrated with OS mapping and colour photography. Very thorough route descriptions are given, with walk profile boxes summarizing essential data such as distance, height gain, grade, walking time, Ordnance Survey mapping references, and... Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walks in Ribble Country
  • A guidebook to 30 hand written and illustrated circular family walks of 6 to 8 miles based on the 75-mile route of the Ribble from its source on the Yorkshire Dales, along the Ribble Valley, to reaching the Irish Sea. Includes Ribblehead, Horton, Settle and the country around Clitheroe, Whalley and Ribchester. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Ribble Country Walking
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in Ribble Country details thirty walks in between Ribblehead and Lytham in the Yorkshire Dales. The guide covers the route of the River Ribble which rises in the heights of the Yorkshire Dales and flows for 75 miles through some Yorkshire and Lancashire’s most idyllic countryside. Each of the... Read more
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United Kingdom
2010
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking on the West Pennine Moors
  • This guidebook describes 30 walks on the West Pennine Moors, around Blackburn, Darwen, Chorley and Bolton, home to some of the most inspiring and exhilarating walking country. The walks range from short, easy rambles to more challenging hikes covering a variety of terrain, all of it easily accessible for day walking. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • West Pennine Moors Walking
  • Walking on the West Pennines Moors is Terry Marsh`s Cicerone guide to walking and rambling around the moorlands of Lancashire. The guide covers a total of 30 walks in total across the region. The areas that are covered include Rivington Pike, Sunnyhurst Wood, Turton Moor, Chetham Close, Haslingden Grane and the Irwell Valley and are organised... Read more
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2013
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Lancashire Witch Country Walking (30 circular walks)
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in Lancashire Witch Country is a distinctive guide to the walking opportunities in the area around Pendle Hill commonly associated in history with witches. It was in 1612 that ten Pendle witches went to the scaffold and this legacy provides the backdrop for the knowledgeable author’s... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Something Nasty in the Woodshed: The Third Charlie Mortdecai Novel
  • Something Nasty in the Woodshed - the third Charlie Mortdecai novel. ”Splendidly enjoyable. The jokes are excellent, but the most horrible things keep happening”. (Sunday Telegraph). `Spring was infesting the air in no uncertain fashion and I awoke, for once, with a feeling of well-being and an urge to go for long country walks.` Charlie... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking Guide
  • A guidebook with 40 walks ranging from 3 to 11 miles, covering a very varied landscape in the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most lovely and unspoiled countryside in northwest England. Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the walking is hugely rewarding, with magnificent views and natural woodland full of wildlife. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Forest of Bowland Walks
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in the Forest of Bowland details thirty scenic walks in some of Lancashire’s finest upland landscapes. The guide covers the entire region of the forest, including walks in the Upper Hindburn valley, Clougha Pike, Fiendsdale, Littledale, Beatrix and the Luneside paths. The 30 walks vary in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lancashire - Kiddiwalks
  • A collection off twenty circular walks designed for children and family groups which explore the local countryside. Includes routes around Rochdale, Southport, Blackpool, Morecombe and Colne. With maps and photographs. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Pennine Way
  • Martin Collins’ Cicerone guide to The Pennine Way explores one of Britain’s best know national trails. Often challenging, the long distance walk has essential information designed to help you plan and complete the trip from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. 268 miles in total, the route takes 2-3 weeks to complete in one walk, though the guide also offers... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Barnard Castle and Richmond 1860-1866
  • Map No. 92, Barnard Castle and Richmond 1860-1866, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Barnard Castle and Richmond 1925
  • Map No. 92, Barnard Castle and Richmond 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hexham and Haltwhistle 1863-1925 (3-map set)
  • Map No. 87, Hexham and Haltwhistle 1983-1925 (3-map set), in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales Southern & Western OS Explorer Active Map OL2 (waterproof)
  • Southern and western area of the Yorkshire Dales on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL2, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey`s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes Wharfedale with Grassington and Hebden, the upper part of the Ribblesdale with Settle and Horton, Yorkshire’s Three Peaks area of Whernside,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Peak District - Dark Peak A-Z Adventure Atlas
  • Peak District: Dark Peak Adventure Atlas at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. Coverage includes Glossop, Hadfield, Stocksbridge, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Hope, Bamford, New Mills, Castleton, Bradwell, Hayfield, Tintwistle, Greenfield,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Bridleway National Trail A-Z Wall Map
  • The southern part of the Pennine Bridleway, a 118km / 74 mile section between Middleton in Derbyshire and the Mary Towneley Loop on the border of Lancashire and Yorkshire, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The Pennine Bridleway runs roughly parallel with the Pennine Way but is designed... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1924-1925
  • Map No. 98, Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1924-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Blackburn and Burnley 1903-1904
  • Map No. 103, Blackburn and Burnley 1903-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales Harvey Touring & Planning Map
  • Yorkshire Dales on a road map at 1:100,000 from Harvey Map Services with several enlargements showing main roads across local towns, plus descriptions of interesting locations, advice on public transport, etc. The map shows the Dales region with altitude colouring to indicate the region’s topography. Long-distance trails such as the Dales Way,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg North
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1852-1865
  • Map No. 98, Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1852-1865, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sheffield and Huddersfield 1923-1925
  • Map No. 110, Sheffield and Huddersfield 1923-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sheffield and Huddersfield 1903
  • Map No. 110, Sheffield and Huddersfield 1903, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales South
  • The southern part of the Yorkshire Dales on a waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:40,000 from Harvey Map Services showing local right of way paths, long-distance hiking routes, off road cycling routes, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 15m intervals, with spot heights plus colouring and graphics to show... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg South
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South
  • Walking from Edale to Hortin-in-Ribblesdale, through The Peak District to Yorkshire. Walk the Pennine Way, designated as Britain’s first National Park. The southern section takes you through dramatic areas of great natural beauty such as the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales. The wild and rugged Peak District National Park with its wild and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Complete
  • Walking from Edale to Kirk Yetholm through the Peak District, The Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. In 1965 the Pennine Way was designated as Britain’s first National Trail and on this itinerary you will walk it in it’s entirety, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. Today it is one of the UK’s most famous long-distance footpaths. This magnificent... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way North
  • Walking from Greenhead in Hadrian's Wall country all the way to the Scottish border. The Pennine Way North, takes you from Greenhead in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country to Kirk Yetholm at the Scottish border. The Pennine Way was the first designated long-distance footpath in the UK and today is probably the most famous. On this section you... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Central
  • Walking from Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Greenhead through the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. Walking the central section of the Pennine Way takes you through the backbone of England, to the Yorkshire Dales all the way to Hadrian’s Wall. The wonderful sights of heavenly valleys and waterfalls, such as High Force, greet you as you follow... Read more
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