CHILD FRIENDLY LANCASHIRE WALKS

Sharing our top 5 walks suitable for those who have just started walking or toddlers, walks that include things to keep younger ones entertained along the walk.


1 BROCKHOLES NATURE RESERVE- PRESTON


PARKING

Preston New Rd, Preston PR5 0AG

£5.00 ALL DAY PARKING


WHATS THERE

  • Floating visitor centre

  • Cafe

  • Shop

  • Toilets

  • Activity room

  • Nature Trails

  • Play area

  • Wildlife

  • Den building area


DISTANCE

From 1 mile to 3 miles good paths suitable for buggies around the reserve. Options to extend the walk along the canal which is a grass path.





 

2- BOLD VENTURE PARK AND TOWER- DARWEN


PARKING

Bold Venture Park and Darwen Tower -Lancashire Parking is roadside by the entrance - Belgrave Rd, Darwen BB3 2SF


WHATS THERE

  • Play area

  • Sculpture Trail

  • Pond

  • Extended walk to Trig point and Tower

  • NO TOILETS OR FACILITIES NEAREST IS M65 MOTORWAY SERVICES

DISTANCE

1 mile walk around the park and pond or you can extend to Darwen Tower making it a 3-5 mile circular depending on which path you take.


 

3-STANLEY PARK- BLACKPOOL


PARKING IS FREE

West Park Drive,

Blackpool,

FY3 9HU


WHATS THERE

  • Café

  • Food/Ice cream Kiosks

  • Boating lake

  • Bandstand

  • crazy golf

  • Toilets by the café and in the Sports centre

  • BMX and Skate track

  • High/Low ropes

  • Woodall Trail

  • Large Play area

  • Football pitches

DISTANCE

Great walks from 1 mile, all well maintained paths suitable for a pram, various paths which can be extended for older children







 

4-WILLIAMSON PARK- LANCASTER


PARKING

Quernmore Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1UX =PAY AND DISPLAY =


WHATS THERE

  • Cafe/Shop

  • Pavillion

  • Toilets

  • Play area

  • Butterfly house/Mini zoo small fee

  • Walking Trails

  • Pond

  • Sculptures


DISTANCES

Walks suitable form 1-3 miles on good solid paths but there is some short inclines.








 

5- St Anne's Pier to Fairhaven Lake part of the Lancashire Coastal way



PARKING

The Promenade, St Annes-on-Sea, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 2NG


WHATS THERE

  • Café

  • Shop

  • Toilets

  • Pier

  • Amusements

  • Play area

  • Lake

  • Beach

  • Sculptures

  • Geocaches

DISTANCE

Buggy friendly, with excellent paths, plenty to stop and see along the walk, 3.6 mile return walk or for longer walks you can extend to Lytham Lighthouse which is 7.4 mile return.

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