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Southport Group

Southport Ramblers welcome all age groups from 8 to 80+ for fortnightly worry-free walking (travelling by coach) with like-minded people throughout the year.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

This very busy market town has one of the best mediaeval castles in the country, and has the Leeds to Liverpool Canal running through its centre. Normaly a winter destination it is nice to be back here in springtime. With our coach parked up just off the main street we are ideally placed for "doing the attractions". Better still join one of todays walk, and you could find yourself walking to Gargrave, going up onto Embsay Moors, or the smaller Skipton Moor to the South. You may even get to chance to walk to Bolton Abbey and Back. Full details of the walks on offer will be available on the coach.

Sunday, 5 May 2024
Start time:
7:50 am
Estimated finish time:
6:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
12.9km / 8.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Whilst Skipton would normally be a North Pick-up route, today we are picking-up going SOUTH, using the M58 and M65.

With three walks available you will have the choice of going uphill or along the canal. Walk Leaders today will be -

A Walk Leader - Janet Loines

B Walk Leader - Dave White

C Walk Leader - Isobel Colquhoun

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Coach trip
  • Family-Friendly

Starting point

Grid reference:
SD 37220 20297
Nearest postcode:
PR9 9YJ
what3words:
mild.chops.desk
Start time:
7:50 am

The bus stop by the Plough Roundabout, Crossens in Southport.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking