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Abbeystead

Lancashire


Slow Ways linking Abbeystead and Garstang, High Bentham, Lancaster, Slaidburn

England / Lancashire / Abbeystead

Abbeystead’s four Slow Ways are 38% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 2/4
verified: 0/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Walk to Abbeystead from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Abbeystead—High Bentham
Abbhig one Pioneer me Distance 29km/18mi Ascent 982m Descent 992m
Abbeystead—High Bentham
Abbhig two Pioneer me Distance 31km/19mi Ascent 929m Descent 939m
Abbeystead—High Bentham
Abbhig three Pioneer me Distance 26km/16mi Ascent 806m Descent 816m
Abbeystead—Slaidburn
Abbsla one Pioneer me Distance 23km/15mi Ascent 928m Descent 904m
Garstang—Abbeystead
Garabb one Verify me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent - Descent -
Lancaster—Abbeystead
Lanabb one Review me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 358m Descent 264m

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Collective progress

42% of Abbeystead’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

6/6

drawn

2/6

reviewed

2/6

surveyed

0/6

verified

2 people have contributed to Abbeystead’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

2 people have surveyed a route in Abbeystead

30km out of 139km have been walked and reviewed

45km of reviews have been shared in Abbeystead

Latest Updates

As mentioned by Martinb the footbridge over the M6 has been removed and the path is diverted at Nan’s Nook, or Guys, to go underneath the M6 alongside the River Wyre to the south. After Cleveley Bridge there is a gravelled road, but this becomes private and the route follows a poorly signed footpath alongside a field, which was very overgrown, and I’m glad I wasn’t wearing shorts! After the railway bridge there is an excellent new off-road footpath, Scorton Millennium Way, alongside the river, but the route leaves the Wyre Way here to take a short cut across fields, although I would have preferred the Wyre Way route....

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Abbeystead

Mary Oz surveyed Abbeystead

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The first five-plus miles was all across fields on footpaths that show on OS maps, but are hardly ever walked, consequently it was very difficult to see them on the ground. Overall, it was very hard slow going, and it was actually a relief to reach the road near Quernmore. The final three-plus miles, from near Quernmore, were entirely along roads....

Mary Oz

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Note a motorway footbridge has been removed and still showing on OS maps - not a problem though as a nearby alternative underpass is available....

martinb

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Garstang—Abbeystead

martinb added Garabb one, a new walk from Garstang to Abbeystead

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Abbeystead—High Bentham

Boring_Dave added Abbhig two, a new walk from Abbeystead to High Bentham

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Abbeystead—High Bentham

Boring_Dave added Abbhig three, a new walk from Abbeystead to High Bentham

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Lancaster—Abbeystead

Ms Katy Jonas added Lanabb one, a new walk from Lancaster to Abbeystead

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Abbeystead—High Bentham

Boring_Dave added Abbhig one, a new walk from Abbeystead to High Bentham

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Abbeystead—Slaidburn

Neil Summersgill added Abbsla one, a new walk from Abbeystead to Slaidburn

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Abbeystead, Wed 28 February

Light rain

Abbeystead’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SD5615654295

Lat / Lon

53.98284° / -2.67006°

Easting / Northing

356,156E / 454,295N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Abbeystead's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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