6 of the best October walks in Lancashire
PUBLISHED: 08:00 06 October 2020 | UPDATED: 09:07 06 October 2020
We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during October. 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.
October 2019 issue
This walk near the southern edge of the Lake District, takes in the beautiful River Kent, a deer park and the disused section of the Lancaster Canal.
October 2018 issue
We head for West Pennine Moors for this walk, to the summit of Great Hill which stands at 380 metres, with fine views to the north and west.
October 2017 issue
A mixture of everything from sheep cropped salt marsh grass to rocky shoreline, sandy beach, track and road, and a pretty steep descent down Heald Brow.
October 2016 issue
Any compilation of walks to take in Lancashire during October wouldn’t be complete without a mention of Pendle Hill, a place now synonymous with Halloween.
October 2014 issue
Head to the western edge of the Forest of Bowland. The highlight of this walk is a fine view to the west, including the scattered conurbation of Garstang, the M6, the River Wyre and the broad coastal plain stretching to the blue line of the sea in the distance.
St Michael’s on Wyre
October 2013 issue
This part of Lancashire is not known for its walking potential, but this also means that you can enjoy this route in relative peace.
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.