*Image courtesy of The National Trust Photo Library
SHOW your love for the British countryside this autumn by taking part in the Great British Walk. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite walks happening around the North West
Take a self-guided walk along the Wray Castle lakeshore track between Wray Castle and Ferry Landing. It’s a picturesque low level, four-mile route through woodland and parkland. Download your free map and guide here.
Celebrate the sights and colours of autumn at Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate, one of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites. Enjoy family trails with apple pressing, fungi walks and beautiful gardens. Download your free map and guide here.
Gondola Cruise and Walk
Combine a cruise on a Gondola with a beautiful, scenic walk. Disembark at Monk Coniston jetty and walk to Tarn Hows, a local beauty spot created in the 1860s. Sailing is daily on either a full or half lake cruise and with many tearooms en route, it’s the perfect way to relax. Download your free map and guide here.
Looking for a walk with a difference? Why not try Nordic Walking at Formby. Enjoy a 45-minute taster session that will introduce you to this enjoyable form of fitness. Book now and get free parking at Victoria Road with your ticket. Download your free map and guide here.
For more than just a walk in the park, join Dunham Massey rangers to discover Dunham’s history, deer and wildlife. For more information click here.
Formby woodlands are home to the rare native red squirrel. Enjoy this inspiring wildlife and breathtaking views along miles of coastline. For more information click here.
Keep an eye out for birds, butterflies and beetles as you explore the hidden paths around the gardens and ancient woodland surrounding Speke Hall. For more information click here.
Discover Manchester’s past, fascinating architecture and rich social history on these new guided walks around the City. There’s even ghostly walks for children, including spooky stories and traditional games. To secure your space visit the National Trust website or here. These walks are led by Confidential editor Jonathan Schofield.
Please note, a charge may apply on some of these walks - please see the National Trust website for further detail.
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