Walking and Rambling in Slaidburn

Walking and Rambling in Slaidburn

Overview

Explore the wild, open moors above Slaidburn and look out for the rare and elusive Hen Harrier - the symbol of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society: Crumbly, Creamy or Tasty

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Walking and Rambling in Slaidburn

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SD 71179 52400

Lat/Lng: 53.966866, -2.4408105

Contact information

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Cycling in Slaidburn

Cycling in Slaidburn

Slaidburn is the classic stopping point on the Lands End to John O’ Groats route.

Mountain Biking in Slaidburn

Mountain Biking in Slaidburn

Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the landscape, with lots of forest and hill trails to discover and breathtaking views of the Stocks Reservoir.  

Country garden with path up the middle

Browsholme Hall

Discover a living history of this historic house dating back to the 13th Century, the oldest surviving family home in Lancashire.

Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle Museum

Explore this historic landmark and take a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the area. More information on the Castle website. Also see the local Borough Counc

settle carlisle railway

Settle-Carlisle Railway

72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales.     Visit the website

steam train

Bancroft Mill Engine

This magnificent engine in a working cotton mill, steams on most Sundays during the summer.

Ingleborough Cave

Ingleborough Cave

A wonderland of sculpted passages and beautiful cave formations which were hidden behind large calcite dams until 1837.

Walking and Rambling in Ingleton

Walking and Rambling around Ingleton

Nearby Chapel-le-Dale is the historical starting point of the Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge. So if you’re planning to take on Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside, then YHA Ingleton is ideal.

Mountain biking in Ingleton

Mountain biking in Ingleton

The rolling hills and virtually traffic-free roads around us make for superb cycling country while Gisburn Forest (20 miles away) has red, blue and green routes to suit all ages and mountain biking ab

Cycling in Ingleton

Cycling in Ingleton

With wide open sky above you, beautiful rolling hills around you and winding roads that sweep along with very little traffic, the Yorkshire Dales is a cyclists dream.   

Tying a lace on a trainer

Walking and Rambling in Malham

A walkers’ paradise. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned walker, you will find the Malhamdale scenery truly stunning.

cycling

Cycling in Malham

The Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way passes through Malham, and offers a classic 3 or 4 day cycle ride. Get out on your bike and enjoy the stunning landscape.

mountain biking

Mountain Biking in Malham

The Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way passes through Malham, and offers a classic 3 or 4 day cycle ride. Get out on your bike and enjoy the stunning landscape.

climbing

Climbing in Malham

Malham Cove, as seen in one of the Harry Potter films, was used for training by the successful 1953 Everest Expedition, and has some of the toughest Limestone routes in the world.

White Scar Cave

White Scar Cave

White Scar Cave, Britain’s longest show cave, enjoys a magnificent setting in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.