6 of the best May walks in Lancashire
PUBLISHED: 15:50 29 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:50 29 May 2020
We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during June. 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.
May 2019 issue
A fantastic high-level walk with open moor and stunning views taking both Hameldon Scouts and Great Hameldon.
Bolton by Bowland
May 2018 issue
Head for the south-east corner of the Forest of Bowland (it actually was officially part of Yorkshire many moons ago) and explore the surrounding countryside.
Trough of Bowland
May 2017 issue
This circular walk takes in part of the only true main road over the fells through the Trough of Bowland and then climbs to the uplands, rewarding you with stunning views into the beautiful valley of the Brennand River.
Glasson Dock and Cockersands Abbey
May 2016 issue
Pick a lovely day and take a camera and some binoculars to look at the wildlife and birds on this coastal walk.
May 2015 issue
Head to Riley Green and trace the River Darwen before passing by the medieval manor house at Hoghton Tower.
May 2014 issue
Take a walk through Burrs Country Park near Bury and follow the route of the Irwell Sculpture Trail northwards.
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.