Lakeland’s Great Cartographer
200 years since the publication of his famed map of Lakeland, #GetOutside champion James Forrest investigates the life of map-maker Jonathan Otley.
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 Howgill Fells
Not far from the Lake District and visible from the same stretch of Motorway lies a small mound of hills. Names such as Winder, Brant Fell and The Calf do not capture the imagination like their loftier neighbours. Having said that, The Howgill Fells are beautiful in their own right and well worth a visit.