Red Rose Trail - 100 Mile Walk Around North Lancashire
The Red Rose Trail is a beautiful 100 mile plus walk around alluring North Lancashire, Forest of Bowland AONB, Arnside and Silverdale AONB, Ribble Valley and the River Lune. The walk begins and ends in Lancaster and the beautiful Morecambe Bay, heads south before looping around the Forest of Bowland. The walk is designed to be completed in 7 days passing through Lancaster, Garstang, Chipping, Waddington, Slaidburn, Wray, Kirby Lonsdale and Silverdale.
As well as the Bowland, Arnside and Silverdale, and Morecambe Bay this route follows four of the major rivers in the county: the rivers Lune, Wyre, Hodder and Ribble. As well as the beautiful natural vistas, this route also passes through delightful towns and villages, with castles, halls, churches and inns.
|DAYS / NIGHTS||Start - Finish||COST||COST|
|7 Days Walking - 8 Nights||Lancaster - Lancaster||£645||£595|
|8 Days Walking - 9 Nights||Lancaster - Lancaster||£720||£675|
|9 Days Walking - 10 Nights||Lancaster - Lancaster||£795||£750|
|3 Days Walking - 4 Nights||Whitewell to Kirkby Lonsdale||£375||£350|
This tour includes a night in Lancaster the night before the tour starts and at the end of the tour. Please enquire for parking information in Lancaster.
All our walks are designed to be completed in a certain number of days, but we can adapt and work with you to organise the walk to suit you needs. We can also break this tour up into two or three holidays to be done on different occasions, please enquire. Below are the stops and daily distances for the original tour seven day walk.
Seven Day Walk
|DAY 1||Lancaster to Garstang||16.5 miles|
|DAY 2||Garstang to Whitewell||15 miles|
|DAY 3||Whitewell to Slaidburn||16.5 miles|
|DAY 4||Slaidburn to Wray||13.5 miles|
|DAY 5||Wray to Kirkby Lonsdale||14 miles|
|DAY 6||Kirkby Lonsdale to Silverdale||16 miles|
|DAY 7||Silverdale to Lancaster||16 miles|
This route follows footpaths, bridleways, canal towpaths, coastal walkways and lanes; through woodland, pasture and over the top of Bowlnd’s ancient forest.