St Helens

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The Category St Helens is a subset of Merseyside. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with St Helens which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.sthelensramblers.webeden.co.uk

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'Walking (or rambling) is Britain's most popular pastime, and is a perfect way of discovering the countryside. So whether you already enjoy walking in our countryside or you are new to walking, this may be the group for you. We offer a varied programme of Saturday and Sunday walks in the north of England and Wales, and on many of these a private coach is organised to get you there and back.'

www.healthysthelens.co.uk/our-services/exercise/get-yourself-outdoors/

Overview

'Welcome to the St Helens "Get Yourself Outdoors!" Walks Programme. Coordinated by the Health Improvement Team St Helens; the aim of the scheme is to promote the benefits of Walking for Health across St Helens through a programme of led activity ... '

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St Helens Council

www.sthelens.gov.uk

Distance (miles)9
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'St. Helens’ attractive landscape and topography means that there are a number of excellent walks throughout the Borough ...' One of Five Trails produced by the Ranger Service, the other four of which 'are being updated and undergoing a makeover'.

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St. Helens Council

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldplancashiretrail.html

Distance (miles)72
Overview

'This series of short walks, which form the 70 mile route of The Lancashire Trail, will take you on a picturesque tour of Lancashire through areas of beautiful countryside with meandering streams and leafy lanes. There are hidden pastures, reservoirs, canal towpaths and woodlands of this beautiful Shire-County to explore, with stunning views over Lancashire and the Cheshire Plain, culminating in a gradual climb to Pendle Hill with unsurpassed scenery all round.'

'There is a link with the Pennine Way at Thornton-in-Craven, to the Ribble Way at Sawley, and a link path to the Sandstone Trail at Frodsham Hill.'

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Walking Pages

See also

The Lancashire Trail by Brian Smailes (Challenge Publications, 2003)

www.merseyforest.org.uk/things-to-do/walks-bike-rides-and-more/walks/s...

Distance (miles)4
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'Many people confuse the St Helens Canal with the Sankey Brook, which is quite understandable as the canal does run parallel to the line of the brook; indeed it once provided water for the canal. Another source of water was the Carr Mill Dam which nowadays offers a magnificent haven for wildlife and waterfowl.'

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