6 of the best April walks in Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 17:41 31 March 2020 | UPDATED: 17:53 31 March 2020

Foulridge Reservoir by John Lenehan

Foulridge Reservoir by John Lenehan

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during April.

Blacko Tower by John LenehanBlacko Tower by John Lenehan

Barnoldswick

April 2019 issue

Barnoldswick was once officially in Yorkshire and is neatly positoned in-between the Forest of Bowland, Pendle Hill and the Yorkshire Dales.

Click to view the details of the Barnoldswick walk

Top Lock at Wheelton by Michael HoyleTop Lock at Wheelton by Michael Hoyle

Wheelton

April 2018 issue

This walk along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal takes in Top Lock and includes the quite lovely staircase of seven consecutive locks at Johnson’s Hillock. It offers nice countryside views along the towpath and keep your eyes open for the wealth of wildlife that can be seen.

Click to view the details of the Wheelton walk

Foulridge Wharfe by John LenehanFoulridge Wharfe by John Lenehan

Foulridge

April 2016 issue

Another canal walk around the Leeds-Liverpool canal, this time we start the route at Foulridge and head onto the banks of the nearby reservoir.

Click to view the details of the Foulridge walk

Jeffrey Hill by Austin DonnellyJeffrey Hill by Austin Donnelly

Longridge Fell

April 2015 issue

A classic walk to a famous landmark of the Lancashire countryside, you can hike up Longridge Fell at any time of year, but doing it on a crisp, clear spring day is breathtaking.

Click to view the details of the Longridge Fell walk

Bridge over River Roeburn by Keith CarterBridge over River Roeburn by Keith Carter

Wray

April 2014 issue

The annual Wray Scarecrow Festival takes place in the week leading up to May Day, so if you are taking a walk in the Lune Valley village in late April, you may well see preparations already taking place.

Click to view the details of the Wray walk

River Wyre from Shard Bridge by Keith CarterRiver Wyre from Shard Bridge by Keith Carter

Shard Bridge

April 2013 issue

Enjoy the trails by the riverbank from Little Singleton to Shard Bridge beside the River Wyre.

Click to view the details of the Shard Bridge walk

 

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

 

 

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