704 Beacon Fell and Barns Fold

They breed 'em tough in Lancashire for even on a snowy winter's day the outside tables at the Bowland Café were full. This Country Park, which opened over forty years ago, is certainly popular and after a climb to Beacon Fell summit you've earned that cup of tea!

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LOCATION: 8 miles north of Preston
START: Beacon Fell Visitor Centre car park, toilets. Clockwise one way approach signed from surrounding lanes.
Grid ref: SD564427 Postcode: PR3 2ES
DISTANCE: 4 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland Landranger 102
NOTE: Bowland Visitor Centre open daily
REFRESHMENTS: Bowland cafe
EN ROUTE: Barnsfold

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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