Places to explore
The Sefton Coastal Path
The Sefton Coastal Path at 21 miles long is a journey through a wonderful variery of landscapes. Sandy beaches, coastal marshes, pine woodlands, heathery heathlands and tidal estuaries, there really is something for everyone. The path also has some fabulous vistas across the Irish Sea to North Wales, Snowdonia and even the Lake District on a clear day. Its also a great place to walk or cycle along.
The Trans Pennine Trail
The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) is an exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, alongside rivers and canals and through some of the most historic towns and cities in the North of England.
The Trail from coast-to-coast between Southport and Hornsea is 215 miles (346Km) long. If you want to explore for a day or longer then there is something for everyone. Visit the Trans Pennine Trail Website for up to date information.
The Leeds Liverpool Canal
With recent surface improvements and lots of changing scenery along the way, from historical buildings, rolling countryside and fabulous places to stop and eat, the Leeds Liverpool Canal has something for everyone. This picture is at Top Locks, on the Rufford Branch by the Ship at Lathom.