Sat between Ambleside and Grasmere, Rydal is home to the extensively photographed Rydal Cave, a manmade former quarry. #GetOutside Champion Rory Southworth takes us on a leisurely 6.2km route.
Walking route: 7.8km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 312km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 90.4km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 10.5km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 3.8km, Difficulty: Moderate
Route 18/12/2012 | Quick once round Tockholes wood
Walking route: 23.7km, Difficulty: Energetic
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Maltkiln Cottage At Crook Hall Farm, in BISPHAM GREEN
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
Outstanding Lancashire cottage on working farm on edge of Bispham Green. Ground floor accommodation, open plan living, fishing on private lake. Southport 10 miles.
Barn Owl Cottage At Crook Hall Farm, in BISPHAM GREEN
Sleeps: 4, Bedrooms: 2
A spacious and contemporary farm conversion on the edge of the village of Bispham Green. Luxurious, well-equipped open plan living accommodation. Mezzanine bedroom. Southport 10 miles.
Marsh Farm Hall, in GARSTANG
Sleeps: 11, Bedrooms: 5
A spacious, semi-detached cottage situated on the edge of Great Eccleston village near Poulton-le-Fylde. En-suite, ground floor bedrooms. Bar on-site. Many places of interest in the area. Poulton-le-Fylde 5 miles.
The best UK locations for Christmas Walks
Christmas offers so many reasons to put on your walking boots and head out into the great outdoors. Whether it’s to breathe in the refreshing winter air, de-stress from busy shopping centres, or to walk off your Christmas dinner, there’s no denying that nothing will make you feel quite as festive as a walk over the Christmas period- and if it’s accompanied by a blanket of glistening frost- then even better! Here are a few of our favourite Christmas walking locations: