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The River Brock & Beacon Fell
Introduction to Walk 2596

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The rural scenery of Lancashire near Preston is enjoyed on this varied route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL41Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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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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Walking in LancashireThis guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. The countryside ranges from the low lying land around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.
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