6 of the best August walks in Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 31 July 2020

Lytham Sunrise by Patrick Frost

Lytham Sunrise by Patrick Frost

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during August. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Lytham Sunrise by Patrick FrostLytham Sunrise by Patrick Frost

Lytham and Freckleton

August 2019 issue

A trip to the seaside in the summer. However, this walk we head inland along the River Ribble to Freckleton.

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Lancaster Canal by John LenehanLancaster Canal by John Lenehan

Glasson Dock Circular

August 2018 issue

This wtime we head to the Lune estuary to Glasson Dock we where make a circular walk that takes in the Lancaster Canal and a long forgotten railway.

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Arnside by John LenehanArnside by John Lenehan

Arnside Knott Circular

August 2016 issue

Even further north, is the Kent Estuary. We set out from here at the Arnside promenade, for another circular walk that heads to the heights of Arnside Knott.

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Puddleducks Cafe in Dunsop Bridge by John LenehanPuddleducks Cafe in Dunsop Bridge by John Lenehan

Dunsop Bridge and Newton Round

August 2015 issue

It’s safe to say that Dunsop Bridge will be busy if the weather is fine. It’s easy to see why this village has become a top destination for walkers in Bowland.

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River Douglas at the Douglas Boatyard by Keith CarterRiver Douglas at the Douglas Boatyard by Keith Carter

Hesketh Bank

August 2014 issue

Head for the flatlands that lie south of the Ribble Estuary in this riverside stroll along the Douglas tributary.

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The canal at Rufford by Bernard NoblettThe canal at Rufford by Bernard Noblett

Rufford and Mere Sands Wood

August 2013 issue

Just a few miles south, we head to Rufford for another stroll around Lancashire’s agricultural heartlands.

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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.

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