Rufford - Mawdesley

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The walk goes through the Douglas Valley as well as the lanes around the two villages and the Leeds - Liverpool Canal. Near the station is the National Trust's Rufford Hall, which is a possible starting point. It is generally well-signposted and on good surfaces.

England - North England - Lancashire - Canal Walk

Features

Birds, Butterflies, Church, Food Shop, Gift Shop, Great Views, Mostly Flat, National Trust, Pub, Tea Shop, Wildlife
24/07/2013 - Jim Grindle

July 2013 - I have checked the walk and made some amendments where necessary. I also noted that the path was overgrown for a total of 1/2 mile at the height of summer; it was mostly grass and the nettles weren't all that bad. Jim Grindle.

09/07/2013 - Jill Revill

I tried to do this walk Saturday 6th July 2013 but only got to point 4!! There is now a new built concrete bridge just before the barn and a new concrete road to the left of the embankment that leads to a locked gate in to private land. Unsure if I needed to walk along the embankment further to get to the correct point, but my nephew developed raging hay fever and we decided to give it up as a bad job! If anyone does the walk can you post where we went wrong!!

09/07/2013 - Jill Revill

I tried to do this walk Saturday 6th July 2013 but only got to point 4!! There is now a new built concrete bridge just before the barn and a new concrete road to the left of the embankment that leads to a locked gate in to private land. Unsure if I needed to walk along the embankment further to get to the correct point, but my nephew developed raging hay fever and we decided to give it up as a bad job! If anyone does the walk can you post where we went wrong!!

29/08/2008 - Vivien Quigley

24/08/08 Vivien Overton Did this walk today but did not enjoy it as the paths were overgrown and full of nettles.

05/06/2004 - Michael Whalley

We walked this path today, 05/06/04, and found that there were quite a lot of nettles across the footpaths making walking slow. The marina at the end is now complete, looks beautiful and has a tea room.

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14.3 Miles