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Wyre Valley Circular from Abbeystead
Introduction to Walk 3457

Photo from the walk - Wyre Valley Circular from Abbeystead

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.4 miles / 10.4 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lancashire walk explores the upper Wyre Valley starting from the village of Abbeystead. The route follows the Wyre Way and includes varied landscapes including open pastures, moorland and woodland. The walk is generally weel-waymarked and easy to follow. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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