Area: Merseyside

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Knowsley/

Category:Knowsley
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The Category Knowsley 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 Knowsley which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Liverpool/

Category:Liverpool
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The Category Liverpool 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 Liverpool which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Sefton/

Category:Sefton
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The Category Sefton 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 Sefton which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Sefton/

Category:Sefton
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The following Sefton Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Sefton Council Walking Routes and Ideas

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/St-Helens/

Category: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.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/St-Helens/

Category:St Helens
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The following St Helens Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - St Helens

 

publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/35018?category=59026

Category:Sefton
Size (acreage)1250
Overview

'The Reserve has a network of around 8 miles of footpaths marked by colour – banded posts ... The Woodland and Fisherman’s Path are also accessible by bike, pushchairs and wheelchairs. '

Description from

Natural England

See also

Formby [National Trust]

www.parksandgardens.org/places/anfield-cemetery

Category:Liverpool
Size (acreage)110
Overview

'Anfield is a mid-19th-century cemetery laid out by Edward Kemp. The site covers approximately 44 hectares. Elements include axial and circular paths, two chapels and a gothic style catacomb.'

Description from

Parks and Gardens UK

See also

Anfield Cemetery (City of Liverpool Cemetery) [Wikipedia] | Anfield Cemetery [Historic England]

www.knowsley.gov.uk/things-to-do/parks-and-green-spaces/court-hey-park

Category:Knowsley
Overview

'The traditional parkland known as Court Hey Park is one of Knowsley's best-kept secrets. Its 14 hectares provide one of the best collections of mature trees seen anywhere in the Borough with landscaped areas of wildflower planting. The National Wildflower Centre, founded by Landlife opened at Court Hey Park in 2000. The centre, one of only two of its kind in the world, helps to promote the creation and conservation of wildflower landscapes.

Description from

Friends of Court Hey Park

www.freshfieldramblers.org.uk

Category:Sefton
Overview

'Freshfield Ramblers is a walking group for adults of all ages. A modest minimum level of physical ability is required: you should be able to walk 8 miles or so at a reasonable pace, over occasionally rough terrain carrying a day pack, sometimes in adverse weather conditions.'

www.liverpoolramblers.org.uk

Category:Liverpool
Overview

'We are a group of people who enjoy walking in the countryside with friends who share our enjoyment. We feel better, physically and mentally, after a good walk. We want to share with others the enjoyment and benefits we have have found from walking in the dales and fells.'

www.maghullramblers.com

Category:Sefton
Overview

'Maghull Rambling Club, formed in 1976, is a friendly, informal organisation which aims to provide country walks for people who either wish to start a new pastime, or who are already experienced in hill and mountain walking.'

merseysidehframblers.org.uk

Category:Liverpool
Overview

'Each weekend we have a programme of walks to suit all ages, levels and abilities. From beginners to more experienced walkers you can try some of our walks and find your own level ... Our Sunday walks take in the Lake District, North Wales, the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales to name just a few. Don’t worry about transport, we arrange a coach to pick-up and drop-off at convenient locations. Saturday walks are more of a ‘ramble around the locality’ and walkers normally share transport. Once a month there is also a longer trip by coach.'

www.fillyaboots.org.uk

Category:Merseyside
Overview

'We are a friendly and sociable group based in Liverpool with planned walks and socials with over 250 members in and around Merseyside. The Group is aimed at people in their 20’s, 30’s and the young at heart. We have members as far as North Wales, Southport, and Manchester and welcome anyone to our group.'

www.merseytravel.gov.uk/getting-around/cyclingandwalking/Pages/Walking...

Category:Merseyside
Overview

'Whether it's 20 minutes or 2 hours, walking can improve your mood, clear your head and help with mental wellbeing. Take a leisurely stroll or set off on a power walk to raise your heart rate. And if you live a bit too far to walk to and from work, you could always walk to the nearest bus or train station – it’s an easy way to build walking into your day-to-day journeys.'

www.visitsouthport.com/explore-the-coast

Category:Sefton
Overview

'An area of open space and tranquillity close to the popular towns of Crosby, Formby, Ainsdale and Southport, England's Classic Resort ... Walking and Cycling are great ways to get closer to the fantastic array of flora and fauna found on Sefton's Natural Coast. The suggested trails ... are designed to help visitors discover the interesting places on offer by foot and/or bike.'

www.southportfellwalkingclub.org.uk

Category:Sefton
Overview

'We are a friendly club of walkers who enjoy mountain walking throughout the year.'

www.sthelensramblers.webeden.co.uk

Category:St Helens
Overview

'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.fosmp.btck.co.uk

Category:Knowsley
Size (acreage)220
Overview

'Stadt Moers Country Park is the largest park in the borough of Knowsley. It is approximately 220 acres and is split into 4 quadrants.'

www.sthelens.gov.uk

Category:St Helens
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'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'.

Description from

St. Helens Council

www.knowsley.gov.uk/things-to-do/knowsley-heritage-walks.aspx

Category:Knowsley
Overview

'Heritage walks around six of the borough's conservation areas have been developed in partnership with the Merseyside Guides to raise awareness of the forgotten past, and to discover something about what makes Knowsley a special place to live.'

Description from

Knowsley Council

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

Category:St Helens
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.'

Description from

Walking Pages

See also

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

www.towpathtreks.co.uk

Category:Liverpool
Distance (miles)126
Overview

'This is my guide to  the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. This site has hundreds of annotated photographs which I hope you will find interesting whether you enjoy walking, cycling or just taking a virtual trek along the towpaths of Britain's canals. '

Description from

Towpath Treks

See also

Leeds and Liverpool Canal [Gerry Cordon: That's How The Light Gets In]

www.worldheritagesite.org/list/Liverpool

Category:Liverpool
Overview

'Several fascinating heritage trails around Liverpool have been, and will be, created to help guide visitors around the city whilst looking at specific subjects.' Unfortunately - at the time of Review - the Site originally cited here could not be raised; so I have replaced the Link.

Description from

World Heritage Site

www.architecture.com/contact-and-visit/riba-north/riba-liverpool-city-...

Category:Liverpool
Overview

'Join the RIBA guides on one of our 2 hour walking tours and discover more about one of the UK's greatest cities. From Georgian terraces and the world famous docks to grandiose commercial developments and civic monuments, the city is alive with architecture and buildings that chart 300 years of history and development. On our tours you'll discover the architecture and history of Liverpool and explore key buildings and public spaces to learn the story of Liverpool past, present and future.'

Description from

RIBA

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

Category:St Helens
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Discover The Mersey Forest

getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/local/stockbridge-village-knowsley

Category:Knowsley
Overview

'Stockbridge Village is a place where you can be more physically active by taking advantage of walking routes on and around the village. A booklet is available which aims to encourage regular walking to improve health. This is achieved by starting with the shorter routes and progressing to the longer walks which take in local beauty spots and woodland ...' ALERT At Review, I could no longer locate the Walking Routes, so I have changed the Link to GetOutside.

Description from

GetOutside

www.visitliverpool.com/things-to-do/the-beatles

Category:Liverpool
Overview

'Liverpool is proud to be the birthplace of the best band in the world, and Beatles fans making a pilgrimage to the city won't be disappointed ...'

Description from

Visit Liverpool

See also

The Beatles Trail [Rough Guides]

www.transpenninetrail.org.uk

Category:Sefton
Distance (miles)215
Overview

'An exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, alongside rivers and canals and through some of the most historic towns and cities in the North of England.'

Description from

Trans Pennine Trail Office

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