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The Leeds Liverpool canal at Parbold - one of the many beautiful places not on the Lancashire Way but can be incorporated into a Circular walk. Stage 1 - This short stage around Avenue and Miller Parks in Preston is an ideal short walk where you can retrace your steps at the end of the Stage back through the parks or along the River Ribble I am very keen that as many people as possible walk the Lancashire Way whether as a complete walk or just in parts. I have therefore put together a series of day walks incorporating each of the 42 Stages which make up the Lancashire Way. These are either circular or give you details of how to return to the start

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A circular walk from the outskirts of Preston in Lancashire. The walking route follows a stretch of the Ribble Link, Britain's newest inland waterway, before crossing a golf course and open field to join the Lancaster Canal towpath for the return leg Foulridge Circular Walk via Noyna Hill ( Download : ) 6.13mi +577ft -577ft 3h20 Average. Starting point in Foulridge - Lancashire. The walk starts opposite Church of Saint Michael and All Angels and follows the anticlockwise circular route via Foulridge Reservoir, Noyna Hill and Leeds Liverpool canal Canal and the Lancashire Coastal Way Walk 3 Capernwray and the River Keer Walk 2 The Kellets Walk 1 Bolton-le-Sands M6 Lancaster A6 Lancaster Map not to scale. The Old Rectory at Warton Contents Carnforth Canal Walks Narrowboat near Capernwray. Page 6 4.5 miles, 7.5 km. 2 hours 30 min

A flat circular walk from Lancaster. A moderate walk (canal) in Lancashire, England, about 17.00km (10.56 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:00h. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs Our circular walk uses the old transport system links around Thurnham Parish by the Lune Estuary.. We cross fields and pasture on old footpaths, we walk the tow-path of the Preston-Lancaster Canal before returning along the course of the Lancaster-Glasson railway Four circular walks within the Parish. These walks were developed by the Caton-with-Littledale Footpath Group with support from Lancashire Countryside Service. Caton Village Walk - 4 mile walk exploring Caton and Brookhouse; Riverside Walk - 5 mile walk along the banks of the River Lune; Annas Ghyll Walk - 3 miles through fields and lane

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This circular walk explores the countryside, canals and parks surrounding the Lancashire town of Chorley. On the route you'll visit Yarrow Valley Country Park and Astley Park while enjoying a waterside section along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.The route runs for about 9 miles and includes some moderate climbs along the way With flat towpaths, historic canal features and rich wildlife, the top locks on the Rufford Branch and Burscough, just through the junction of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, are the perfect place for family walks, bike rides and bird spotting.Rufford junction is a 10 minute walk along the towpath from Burscough making it perfect for a post-Sunday lunch stroll Burton and Hutton Roof Crags. #8 - Burton and Hutton Roof Crags. Carnforth, Lancashire, England. moderate (5) Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m. It is a varied walk that takes in the towpath of the now defunct part of the Lancaster Canal (but in noway detracts from its appeal) and the rugged limestone of Hutton Roof Crags

whole of Sefton and West Lancashire and round to Blackpool. Starting from Parbold Station head south on Mill Lane and after crossing the canal turn left onto the towpath heading east. At the third bridge go left over the canal and follow the footpath up the side of Parbold Hill crossing the railway line on a bridge Parbold Walk 1 - Circular walk from The Wayfarer via Chapel House and Our Lady & All Saints Church. This is a varied walk with 2 ascents (one gentle the other fairly steep). The beginning of the route takes you to the site of 'Douglas Chapel', built in 1240, before crossing the canal and railway line and ascending part way up Parbold Hill Nick Burton's walk goes from Wheelton to a landmark site beside the canal. THIS walk explores the rolling landscape where the last little hills of the West Pennine Moors give way to the flatter. The Chorley Circular walk covers the diverse and beautiful countryside around Chorley, starting at including the scenic Yarrow Valley County Park. From there follow the waymarks to Duxbury Wood, Astley Park and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Approximately 9 miles

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  1. Lancashire selected free walks ideas with precise map for walkers, complete description with waypoints and some pictures. Discover also some more walks in other places. The walk starts from Wayfarers pub Parbold and follows the clockwise circular route via Leeds Liverpool canal, Fairy Glen and Parbold Hill
  2. 14 easy-to-follow circular walks in Greater Manchester. Walk gm101 The Bridgewater Canal from Dunham Town. Pleasant canal side stroll. Vital Statistics: Length: 5.75ml (9km) Ascent: › Lancashire › Leicestershire › Lincolnshire › Merseyside › Monmouthshire › Norfol
  3. Pendle Hill from Barley - The classic circular of Pendle Hill, the hill synonymous with the Pendle witches. From the summit even Blackpool tower and the Lakeland fells can all be seen on a clear day! Read more Three Villages Walk - Barley, Roughlee and Newchurch in Pendle - A circular taking in three of Pendle's picturesque villages passing Roughlee Old Hall and revealing wonderful panoramas.
  4. As part of Ribble Life Together, 15 new circular walks are being created across the catchment, from Stainforth in the Yorkshire Dales, to Lytham & the Ribble Estuary. These walks vary in difficulty & in length from 2.2 miles to 8.5 miles (3.5km to 13.7km). The routes focus on river & freshwater features as well as local social, industrial.
  5. Lancashire. Disabled Access, Wheelchair walks, Easy Access, Access for All, Mobility, Walks on Wheels, Miles without Stiles - whatever the term the following is all about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of Lancashire plus details of disabled sport, support, carers and family organisations in the county
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WALK FACTS. Start: Woodplumpton Village Centre near The Wheatsheaf pub PR4 0NE. Distance: 5 miles circular clockwise. Time: 2 - 3 hours. Grade: Easy, metalled and graded paths, with muddy. 9.04km +153m -144m 3h00 Average. Starting point in Billinge Chapel End - Manchester. 6m circular walk starting from the base of Billinge Hill and ascending it to enjoy views from the highest point in Merseyside. The descent passes through woodland on route to Orrell Waterpark Darwen Tower Walks 1-2 (1.31 MB, Acrobat PDF) Foulridge beating the Bounds (617 KB, Acrobat PDF) Halo Walk Top O'Slate (1.92 MB, Acrobat PDF) Gisburn Circular Walk (3.29 MB, Acrobat PDF) Hurst Grange Park Ramble (174 KB, Acrobat PDF) Longridge Heritage Trail (923 KB, Acrobat PDF) Lune Valley Ramble (548 KB, Acrobat PDF) Lunesdale Walk (799 KB. The circular walk of some four km (2.5 miles) starts at the Punch Bowl Inn, with its excellent food, drink and toilet facilities at the very centre of historic Sefton village, and is generally level throughout. St Catherines Chapel, Shakespeares plays, The Scotch Piper (reputedly Lancashire's Oldest Pub) and the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Coast. The canal is easily reached by train for much of its 127.25 miles. There are intercity stations at each end. Click the link to the left to find out where the stations are along the canal and how to reach them from the towpath. If I am doing a linear walk I usually park my car, then take the train to the far end of the route and walk back

Beautiful walk along the canal at Rufford Old Hall

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  1. The circular walk is ideal for a Sunday stroll or dog walk, and starts from the car park at the tower. From there, you'll explore the peaceful grounds of the castle, with fantastic views of the.
  2. Overview 'The Yellow Hammer walking route is a very good reason to get out and about in the Ormskirk area and discover the area's wonderful public rights of way network. Ormskirk is an historic market town in the heart of West Lancashire. The trail starts and finishes at Ormskirk railway station or bus station taking you through the historic town centre and out to the rolling countryside.
  3. Hoghton Bottoms Waterfall Walk/ 4.65 miles/ 105m elevation change/ Easy Hike that is dog and family friendly/ Not pushchair accessible/ Very boggy, would recommend wellington boots or waterproof hiking boots/ Time to complete 2 - 3 hours. Start Location Postcode PR5 0SL (free parking in the car park in the centre of Riley Green Village
  4. Foulridge Lower Reservoir from Colne. A circular walk from Colne in Lancashire. The walk initially heads through Alkincoats Woodland Nature Reserve, before heading on to Foulridge Lower Reservoir. The path circles the reservoir affording views of the surrounding area and of Pendle Hill, with benches along the way to sit and watch the world go by
  5. CARTFORD COUNTRY INN AND HOTEL, Cartford Lane, Little Eccleston, Lancashire, PR3 0YP * Top 10 Winner * Your Favourite Pub Walks - 2010. A pleasant circular pub walk along the River Wyre and scenic footpaths of Over Wyre

A website devoted to walks around Pendle and Lancashire Pendlewalks.com A local Short Walk for the family - Circular walk - Wheelton centre, Whins Lane , Canal, Kenyon Lane For those new to the area, this is probably the most popular and 'frequently trod' route around Wheelton Village which has good access for pushchairs, is not very taxing and. Clapham and Thieves Moss 7 mile circular ride/walk. This circular route is suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders at all times of year. The route starts at the National Park car park in Clapham and follows the Pennine Bridleway northwards along Long Lane, with views over Clapham Beck and Ingleborough Cave

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Walks in Lancashire Walk: Ribchester. By Ron Freethy The lack of a canal or rail link thwarted later efforts to develop the village into a mill town Finding a walk couldn't be easier with our 20 outstanding Manchester walking routes to enjoy the outdoors any day of the week. Pick from one of the best and most beautiful walks in Manchester for all the family to enjoy. Explore the nature reserves, ancient woodland and open space of Greater Manchester with these linear and circular walks This is a walk with a watery theme as follows parts of the Rivers Wyre and Calder,as well as a pretty stretch of the Lancaster Canal. Being a flat landscape with a risk of flooding ,dykes have been built to protect the farmland 71 guided walks in some of Lancashire's most beautiful countryside, from the easy to the challenging. canal walks including a special walk followed by lunch and a canal cruise, (see walk 13). A circular walk in the shadow of Pendle Hill, using quiet paths t

The Salford walk starts and finishes at Manchester Victoria Station. The walk goes through the inner urban area of Salford. It visits the campus of the University of Salford and then goes along the original Coronation Street to the Salford Lads Club. The route then visits Ordsall Hall, which dates back to the 15th Century and then follows the route of the Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell. Grantham Canal Walks 'The aim of the Grantham Canal Society is to open the Canal all the way from Grantham through to the River Trent, bringing an element of tourism to the area, and recreating a beautiful waterway through the Vale of Belvoir with all of the conservation and community benefits for all to enjoy. A 8 mile walking route in Chichester Harbour. The route starts from the centre of Chichester and follows the canal tow path towards Chichester marina. From Chichester marina follow the a public footpath that heads towards Dell Quay and then to Fishcombe. Then follow the footpath from Fishcombe under the A27 and back to Chichester centre 4. Levens Canal. Allow three hours for the 5-mile walk that ventures into the Lake District's southern boundaries and takes in the River Kent, a deer park and a section of the Lancaster Canal that are not in use. You'll pass a canal bridge where a canal no longer exists and an aqueduct built-in 1818

This superb circular walk climbs to Parbold Hill from the village of Parbold in Lancashire. You will visit the wonderful viewpoint with views towards the Pennine Hills and beyond. The route also continues to climb Harrock Hill and Hunter's Hill for more good views and lovely countryside. The walk starts from Parbold train station and heads. Leeds and Liverpool Canal The Chorley Circular Walk includes 2 ¼ miles of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Stretching a total of 127 miles the canal took 46 years to build. Grain, cotton and coal were all transported to and from Chorley by canal. Look out for groove marks on canal bridges. These were left by tow ropes many years ago when shire. This circular route will take you through a wildlife rich area in the heart of agricultural West Lancashire. Shakespeares plays, The Scotch Piper (reputedly Lancashire's Oldest Pub) and the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Sefton Village and the Meadows Walk. Type Type: Walking Route. Sefton Village, Liverpool. The circular walk of some four km (2.5. Walking and cycling. Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough offer some of the most varied walking in the Greater Manchester area. From gentle strolls along the towpath of the Rochdale Canal to exhilarating hikes high up in the South Pennine moors, you never have far to travel to enjoy being out in the countryside At Glasson Dock the Glasson branch of the Lancaster Canal joins the River Lune and these two canals, together with the coastal path, form a good circular walk of about 14 miles taking in panoramic views of the estuary and surrounding area. A metalled, level, car park is located near Glasson Dock just off the A588 from Lancaster to Cockerham.

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This circular walk takes in a number of interesting parts of the Cromford and Matlock bath begin to walk along the canal towpath. As you walk, the ground falls Lancashire. The line was unusual in that it was built more like a canal, with long flat sections. From Cockerham the walk soon arrives at the shore. Then passing the ruins of Cockerham Abbey and the feeding grounds of many species of birds, it turns inland along the River Lune for a tour of Glasson Dock, always an interesting hour or two. The return is overland using the little gem of the Lancaster Canal and a few field-paths Carnforth Canal Walks This series of four walks are all based around the village or Carnforth and the multiple marshes and sandbanks that sit just inland from the bay itself. Home to a variety of wading birds and shellfish, the Lancaster Canal links much of the local area and while it used to be a thriving industrial transport route, these days. WALK - 137 - PATRICROFT - CASTLEFIELD - CANAL -WALK - (3) Lancashire Walks With Frank & Lee | Facebook WALK - 138 - KIRKDALE TO EDGE HILL -WALK - (2) Lancashire Walks With Frank & Lee | Facebook WALK - 139 - HOWICK - LONGTON - NEW LONGTON - PRESTON - Lancashire Walks With Frank & Lee | Faceboo Circular challenge walk with over 7,000 feet (2,100 m) of accent. Bullock Smithy Hike: 40 64: Lancashire: N/A: N/A: Circular route around Burnley, covering a range of terrain from canal towpaths to open moorland. Calderdale Way: 50 80: Calderdale, West Yorkshire: Greetland: N/A: Ccircular route devised in the 1970s. Centenary Way: 83 134.

Bolton-le-Sands & Lancaster Canal. Sunday, 28 May 2017. Start time: 10:30. Leisurely 8 miles / 12.9 km. Group Lancashire Weekend Walkers. An easy walk combining coast and canalside. Route: Heading south along Lancashire Coastal Way to Morcambe Bay Nature Reserve and then joining and following the Lancaster Canal along the towing path up towards. This is a pleasant flat circular walk from the pretty village of Croston along the canal to Rufford and back through the fields. If possible we may stop for a brew at the cafe at Rufford marina. We will have a post walk drink in Croston. Directions: From M6 junction 27 turn towards Parbold then turn right onto Mossy Lea Road (B5250) This walk takes you along west street, past the Village Hall, over the canal by Higherlands Lock and then on to Chew Lane. At the end of Chew Lane turn right back towards the Village centre on to the canal bridge. On the right there is a choice of the canal towpath or a small path to the left. Take the one to the left and return the the centre. Walk starts opposite Church of Saint Michael and All Angels (01Start on map) and follows anticlockwise circular route via Foulridge Reservoir, Noyna Hill and Leeds Liverpool canal. Food and drink available in Foulridge. Parking at start [BB8 7NP] For directions and images click on map waypoints

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road and continue on the canal. 12 Leave the canal and turn right back into Gargrave Village. 6.5 miles (10.6 km) - easy circular walk Gargrave ramble Walking from Gargrave il. - Pennine Way NATIONAL TRAIL 1 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 10 11 12 Gargrave ramble Start Gargrave village Distance 6.5 miles (10.6 km) Terrain Fields, tracks and towpath Time 3. Walking in Lancashire and Cumbria. The North West has some fantastic walking routes so we are lucky where we live. Lancashire has loads of walks across its 1,000 square miles. The Lake District in Cumbria is only a half hour drive for us now too. So since we've moved we've been keen to explore there

Canal towpath walks around Skipton. The Leeds Liverpool canal that runs through Skipton is a great place to walk. Last year the paths were upgraded by Canals & River Trust so the towpath is even more perfect now. Whether its for walks, runs, or a bike ride the towpath is the most accessible walk you will find 50 Walks in Sussex & the South Downs. Discover 50 mapped walks across Sussex and the South Downs - try a sample walk and buy the book. More titles in the 50 Walks series. Berkshire & Buckinghamshire. Brecon Beacons & South Wales

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A 4 mile circular pub walk from Haighton Manor near Preston in Lancashire. The walking route explores the area to the south taking in the bluebell woodland, Fulwood Park Wood, meadows, pastures and quiet lanes that surround the pretty stream, Savick Brook and the historic Haighton House. Thes Walks with Wheelchairs is the only UK web-site totally dedicated to providing free information on routes that are suitable for wheelchair users throughout the UK. Lancashire DISTANCE: 2.5 miles (4.02 km) FACILITIES: Circular route, There & back, Parking Generally the paths to the north (following the canal) are stone surfaced bridleways.

Circular walk alongside six canals: Crewe and Nantwich Circular Walk: Crewe and Nantwich: 29 miles (47km) A circular walk around the two towns: Dane Valley Way: Buxton to Northwich: 48 miles (77km) Between Derbyshire and Cheshire partly along the River Dane: Delamere Way: Frodsham to Stockton Heath: 21 miles (33 km) Goes via Delamere Forest. A Lancashire Coast and Canal Walk. Join us on a day of sea and canal. A wonderful circular walk that involves no climbs but still has rich variety. A beautiful stretch along Morecambe Bay enjoyed to the full as well as the Lancaster Canal. A very flat route that can be enjoyed by all standards that can walk, no need for pace, for around 8 miles

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The walk was excellent. No inclines to talk of. Was great for our dog who was able to be off the lead for 80% of the walk. A couple of points - 1) it can get a bit messy when you get to the Bay View Caravan site as you are not allowed through it so you have to take the grass area nearer the water which is a bit mucky and has lots of little streams you have to navigate around, and 2) currently. The walk then follows the route of the St Helens canal towards 'The Burgy' which is two substantial mounds of compacted waste from St Helens glass works which is now parkland. Finally the route leads back to Sankey Canal and back to the pub. England - North England - Lancashire - Countrysid A circular walk in the 'milk fields' north of Preston. Just north of Preston is an area of small fields laid out over 400 years ago. Crops grew there until the nineteenth century, when dairy farming took over to meet the demand for milk from Lancashire's growing industrial towns. This walk explores the 'Lancashire milk fields' Canal and waterways maps and guidebooks; Walking Lancashire Walks for all Ages. Guidepost price £5.99. with free 2nd class UK delivery. Out of stock. SKU. 31-OUT-019. This guidebook describes 20 easy Circular Walks for all Ages in Lancashire. These circular walks are up to 6 miles long, suitable for all the family, and have been carefully. One more click to download free walks in the beautiful Carnforth area. Simply click on one of the options to download the maps and descriptions. Arnside walk 2.25 miles. Arnside walk 2.5 miles. Arnside walk 5 miles. Carnforth Canal walks 4.5, 5.5 and 6 miles. Carnforth Canal walks 4 walks 4.5 - 6 miles. Chipping walk 3.2 miles

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Littleborough through Todmorden along the Rochdale Canal. The whole walk takes about 4 hours and finishes in Hebden Bridge (as the first walk does). Hmmm. One fine day - and it would have to be a fine day - I can see a combined circular walk coming on. That would cause a few aches The Warpers Trail. In an attempt to challenge yourself, The Warpers Trail is 8­9 miles and can take up to 3­5 hours to complete. Nevertheless, the extravagant views of the Turton and Entwistle. Fancy a moorland hike or a woodland ramble. Bury offers options for all of these. If you're confident with a map and want to organise your own walks, Ordnance Survey Explorer maps 277 and 19 will show you most of the paths or click here for additional information on walks, trails and events across the Borough.. For added culture try the Irwell Sculpture trail the longest sculpture route in the.

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Canal Walks Darwen Tower Walk Gawthorpe Circular Walk Lancashire Cheese Walk The Wayside Arts Trail Walking With The Witches Trail. Visit Lanc ash ire - # Se e You S o o n S a fel y Worsley Village Circular Bridgewater Canal, the birthplace of the transport revolution is amongst this walk, as well as black and white timbered houses and woodlands. 3 miles in total, there are also a handful of picturesque pubs and restaurants on the canal side that you can enjoy after exploring all the heritage Worsley Village has to offer A gentle ramble following a scenic stretch of the Lancashire Coastal Way. Total Climb: 81 metres 266 feet . Average Time: 4 hours (without breaks) Distance: 12.9 kilometres 8 miles (easily to shortened to either 5 or 6 miles) A gentle ramble following a scenic stretch of the Lancashire Coastal Way Dalton Circular A 5.5 mile walk from Parbold to Dalton Lees near Ashurst Beacon. Mainly fields, country paths, and canal. The walk can start from anywhere in Parbold whether the railway station, or one of its car parks. Due to the railway to Manchester, Parbold is an affluent commuter village and civil parish The project was launched publicly on Lancashire Day (27 November) 2017. The first walk began on 30 April 2018, founding the Real Lancashire Boundary Walk. The route devised and walked by Howard May was a long-distance route following the inland, rural parts of the county boundary, from Mossley northwards and all around to the Duddon Estuary

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Around Lancaster, again from Visit Lancashire. Including: Lancaster City Trail (2.5 miles), Carnforth Canal Walks (4.5 -6 miles), Lunesdale Walk (4-7 miles), Walking for All (3-9 miles), Caton Circular (8 miles), World War 1 Trail, Lancashire Coastal Way, The Limestone Link (13 miles), Kendal to Lancaster Canal Walk A couple of hours on a circular walk with nature. Depending on the route, the detours and obvious beautiful distractions along the way, you can spend a good couple of hours walking through the trees and along the lakes. I really do recommend taking your time as there is plenty to see, hear and smell

An easy walk along the sands from Cockerham to Glasson Dock, passing by the ruins of Cockersand Abbey before returning via the Lancaster Canal. COCKERHAM TO PILLING COASTAL DISTANCE: 5 miles TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes A coastal walk with great views looking out to sea, this walk takes an easy route west, ending up in Pilling, which is next to. Walking. Blackburn and Darwen sits at the heart of Lancashire's Hill Country. Here you can experience the dramatic moorland, tranquil reservoirs, traditional farmland and wooded valleys. The area is a haven for wildlife and an early morning walk will often reveal a surprise in the hedgerows and woodland areas

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20 best British walks by rivers and canals: from the River Lea in London to a stroll along the Sterling in Scotland A circular walk from Trent Lock, Derbyshire. Forest of Bowland, Lancashire A circular walk from Chipping to Wolf Fell. From the main street in Chipping, walk up by the side of the church and bear right through the former works of H.J. Berry (Chairmakers). At the Y-fork in the road bear right to the pond. The FP starts at a stile to the right of the pond. The path goes steadily uphill in a straight line following the. Choose from four short canal walks around this section of the canal including a two and a half circular Pendle canal walk from the mile long tunnel at Foulridge to the pretty Barrowford locks and. The Lancashire walks listed below include a variety of circular walks graded from easier routes to more demanding hill walks. The walks include many of the most the most scenic areas including the two AONB's that lie within the county boundaries. All walks are free to download and print, and all longer routes have GPS files The Leeds Liverpool Canal was the first to span the Pennines, forging a route along the Aire Valley, from the West Riding of Yorkshire through to the industrial heartland of Lancashire. With a total length of 127 miles it lays claim to the longest of England's canals and makes for a challenging long distance canal walk