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Bankhouses from Glasson via the Lancashire Coastal Way
Introduction to Walk 1641

Photo from the walk - Bankhouses from Glasson via the Lancashire Coastal Way

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Lancashire Walk that explores the Lune Estuary and coast to the west of Lancaster. The start is Glasson Dock and the route follows a section of the Lancashire Coastal Way with the opportunity to visit the ruins of Cockersand Abbey before continuing along the coast. The final section uses rural inland footpaths to return to the start.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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