Explore Lancashire and Yorkshire -Scenic Routes for Walkers and Cyclists

Welcome to Ewe Time Holiday Barn in Kelbrook on the Lancashire / Yorkshire border; your gateway to a world of outdoor adventures! With a wide range of routes catering to walkers and cyclists of all abilities, this charming area is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Here are just a few of the picturesque options that await you!

Guided Hiking Tour Around the York Three Peaks

In our humble opinion, the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge stands as a testament to some of the finest scenery in the entire country. Situated within the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales National Park, these three majestic peaks form the very heart of an area that boasts outstanding natural beauty and scientific significance. Even on the wettest and windiest of winter days, the Yorkshire Three Peaks never fail to deliver a spectacular and unforgettable challenge, leaving a lasting impression on all who venture into this remarkable landscape.

We recommend trying a guided tour around the Yorkshire Three Peaks with Lost Earth Adventures

Malham Cove

Malham, an enchanting village located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and accessed along the famous Pennine Way, is a sought-after destination for nature enthusiasts and hikers. What makes Malham particularly captivating are its natural wonders, with Malham Cove and Gordale Scar standing out as the most awe-inspiring spectacles in the entire Yorkshire Dales. These dramatic limestone formations, sculpted by millennia of natural forces, are a sight to behold. Visitors can easily access these geological marvels on foot from the village, offering breathtaking views and a sense of wonder. Additionally, a short walk leads to Janet’s Foss Waterfall, adding to the village’s allure as a haven of natural beauty and tranquillity.

Throughout the year, Gisburn Forest offers a variety of experiences for all types of outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you prefer to explore on foot, horseback, or by bike, there’s something for everyone.

Discover popular trails and tranquil glades during the day, and as night falls, you can venture into this accredited Dark Sky Discovery Site to gaze at the stars.

As the largest forest in Lancashire, Gisburn boasts a network of waymarked forest walks and 16 kilometers of cycle trails, including singletrack and forest road sections.

No matter how you choose to enjoy the forest, Gisburn’s café awaits at the end of your adventure, providing a delightful spot to indulge in a well-deserved treat.

Pendle’s Three Peaks

Enthusiastic explorers are greeted by a wondrous and untouched landscape when embarking on the adventure of Pendle’s Three Peaks. These three iconic summits – Pendle Hill, Boulsworth Hill, and Weets Hill – each possess their own unique and entrancing character. Pendle Hill stands veiled in mystique, with the charming villages at its feet carrying the intriguing tales of the infamous Pendle Witches. Weets Hill, generously treats hikers to expansive vistas of the boundless Yorkshire Dales, a landscape seemingly stretching into infinity. Lastly, Boulsworth Hill, showcases awe-inspiring crags and untamed moorlands, eagerly beckoning adventurers to immerse themselves in its rugged beauty. These three peaks, each with its distinctive allure, come together to paint a vivid and indelible portrait of the Lancashire countryside.

The Pendle Sculpture Trail, situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Barley, finds its home at the base of Pendle Hill, nestled within Aitken wood. This area is not only an outstanding natural beauty but also steeped in history, notably infamous for the tales of the Pendle Witches.

Offering a fantastic opportunity for families to venture outdoors and enjoy quality time together, the Pendle Sculpture Trail stands as a poignant tribute to the individuals who endured the Pendle Witch Trials over 400 years ago.

Kelbrook is a hub for cyclists with easy access to National Cycle Route 91, the Lancashire Cycleway, and National Cycle Route 68, the Pennine Cycleway.

Lancashire Cycleway: If you’re up for a challenge, embark on the 280-mile Lancashire Cycleway, rated one of the top 10 cycle rides in the country. It follows a rollercoaster route around the Pennine Hills, promising plenty of ups and downs

Pennine Cycleway: This route spans from Derby to Berwick upon Tweed, crossing into Lancashire from Yorkshire. It passes Cliviger Wind Farm and makes a grand entry into Burnley via Towneley Park. From Burnley, it follows the canal to Barnoldswick. Another branch connects Hebden Bridge to Colne

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