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Ribchester Circular
Introduction to Walk 3619

Photo from the walk - Ribchester Circular

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Lancashire walk from Ribchester, which was once a Roman town. The route explores the countryside north of the village and offers some fine views across the Ribble Valley. Careful navigation is required in places. 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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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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