6 of the best May walks in Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 15:50 29 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:50 29 May 2020

Riley Green by John Lenehan

Riley Green by John Lenehan

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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.

Pendle from Hameldon Scouts by John LenehanPendle from Hameldon Scouts by John Lenehan

Hameldon Scouts

May 2019 issue

A fantastic high-level walk with open moor and stunning views taking both Hameldon Scouts and Great Hameldon.

Click here to view the details of the Hameldon Scouts walk

Bolton by Bowland village green by John LenehanBolton by Bowland village green by John Lenehan

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.

Click here to view the details of the Bolton by Bowland walk

Trough of Bowland by John LenehanTrough of Bowland by John Lenehan

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.

Click here to view the details of the Trough of Bowland walk

Cockersands Abbey by John LenehanCockersands Abbey by John Lenehan

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.

Click here to view the details of the Glasson Dock walk

Hoghton Tower by John LenehanHoghton Tower by John Lenehan

Riley Green

May 2015 issue

Head to Riley Green and trace the River Darwen before passing by the medieval manor house at Hoghton Tower.

Click here to view the details of the Riley Green walk

Burrs Country Park by Keith CarterBurrs Country Park by Keith Carter

Tottington

May 2014 issue

Take a walk through Burrs Country Park near Bury and follow the route of the Irwell Sculpture Trail northwards.

Click here to view the details of the Tottington 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. 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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