Brinscall Railway Park - Withnell Local Nature Reserve

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The walk is based on the village of Brinscall, where there is a swimming-pool with car park, a fish and chip shop and a friendly café, all near the start of the walk. You begin by entering the park, which is on the site of a disused railway and has some newly created ponds. After going through cuttings the path continues on the railway line, but now in a designated nature reserve. This brings you to the edge of Abbey Village, where an about turn picks up a footpath parallel to the railway line, which is in a cutting below. Easily followed paths bring you to Brinscall Primary School on the northern edge of the village. A left turn down the main street leads back to the start.

England - North England - Lancashire - West Pennine Moors


Birds, Butterflies, Cafe, Church, Flowers, Good for Kids, Great Views, Mostly Flat, Play Area, Public Transport, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife

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