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Tolkein Trek

Great morning walk- starting and ending up at the Shireburn Arms for a great lunch. About 6.5 miles... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete S
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A great walk

Download a leaflet and follow the walk whilst reading about all the interesting things at each... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
SinisterSoft
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great morning walk- starting and ending up at the Shireburn Arms for a great lunch. About 6.5 miles of a circular walk. Get a map with comments from the friendly staff at the Shireburn. Relatively easy but with one or two problems= several stiles to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pete S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Download a leaflet and follow the walk whilst reading about all the interesting things at each point, kids will love it. Plan to take a few hours though as there are plenty of places to stop along the way - start in the morning and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SinisterSoft
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We have done this walk at various times of year including New Years Day. It's a beautiful walk over farmland and alongside where 3 rivers converge. We have seen herons and otters along this stretch. It's around 6 miles, is not too strenuous but if...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great walk. Approximately 5.5 miles of mixed farmland, woodland and riverside walking. Took approx. 3 hours. Take your walking boots as sections of farmland can be quite muddy. A relatively easy mix of hillside and flat walking presented great views of Stoneyhurst College and surrounding...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Frank N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

It was a challenging 5 miles through boggy fields and woods but a must-do on our list and we are so glad we did it. But boy did we earn that drink at the end!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

As previously mentioned the start of the trail was difficult to find. We had a printed map with directions, but this was very confusing in places. We were told we would see the domes of the college, but they weren't obvious from where we were...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 6 March 2017

5 miles fairly eay walk. pick a dry day as it get muddy, very muddy. Also the start is a little difficult to find. plenty to see and take a picnic to eat by the riverbank.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank glennr670
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have been doing a few walks around lancashire with my dog and come across the footsteps of JRR Tolkien trail on a lancashire walks site which had a map to hand of the trail in detail. There are numerous places to park around the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank gazken1981
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stunning walk beautiful setting stopped at the Bayley Arms in Hurst Green and had a lovely meal to finish off a perfect day

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Martin B
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Loved every minute of this walk and discovering new sights at every turn. Be prepared as 5 and a half miles long and lots of styles to climb over. Good walking shoes and refreshments. But just loved it all.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Drive to Hurst Green where you can park your car.
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