Walks and trails in and around Preston
Discover beautiful walks in the lush Lancashire countryside.
For scenic family outings suitable for little ones, Brockholes is a must go to with it's impressive floating village, vast nature reserve and bustling year round events calendar. Beacon Fell County Park is another family staple with well maintained paths, relaxed picnic areas and a creative sculpture trail for kids. For those after a more traditional rural walk, the surrounding area offers a number of routes for all abilities. If you fancy a family friendly leg stretch, then the small picturesque fell of Nicky Nook makes a great option with fantastic views over Lancashire. Or, if you'd prefer something a little more challenging, then Parlick and Fairsnape Fell would make a good choice - involving a short but steep start, followed by a panoramic ridge walk often referred to as the 'loveliest mile in Lancashire'.
For those keen to explore the city's urban heritage trails delving into Preston's past see tours and trails.