Crook o' Lune Bridge and Aughton

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This is a beautiful area to walk in, easily accessible by road or by public transport from Lancaster. The walk has several distinct sections: a track and a lane followed by pastures, a section along the river and a narrow path on a wood above the river. There is a lengthy but very gradual climb away from the river at the start, compensated for by a steep descent on a lane later on. I much prefer this walk in the summer, not only because it is drier but because the waders have come inland to nest, the sand martins are back at their nests in the riverbanks and there are early summer flowers like the bluebells and the wild garlic in the woods.

The car park at the start has toilets and a little café that is nearly always open between June and September (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays otherwise).

England - North England - Lancashire - Countryside

Features

Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Wheelchairs, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Public Transport, River, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland
06/09/2015 - denise oakman

We completed this walk on 3/9/15 and highly recommend. It was well signposted with excellent views. A few stiles had been replaced and a footbridge added but easy enough to follow. Only comment would be the snack bar at the start is only open Friday- Sunday. We went on a Thursday!

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