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Walk 9 – Giggleswick to Long Preston

High Scenic Route with Vistas Galore

This walk starts at Giggleswick station and finishes at Long Preston station. The walk is graded moderate and is 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) and should take about 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Cross the valley of the River Ribble, and view Pen-y-Ghent, before climbing above the Bentham Line to take in the panoramic views to the south including Pendle Hill (witch country). Descend into the well-named village of Long Preston, with its traditional May Day celebrations around the maypole.

Click HERE to download the PDF walk leaflet.

Members of the Lancaster & Skipton Rail User Group (LASRUG) kindly agreed to test the walks and a reflection of this walk can be seen by clicking HERE.