Lydiate Circular


6m circular walk around Lydiate including 
canal and disused railway sections.
Possible brief detour to
St Catherine's Chapel None      and
oldest pub in Lancashire, Scotch Piper None      .

Parking at Start [L31 4EN]
      

01 Start OS Grid Ref: SD 36927 03453    SatNav: 53.52393578,-2.95284449
None Parking avialable on Bell's Lane.Head briefly West on Bell's Lane
01 z Bells Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 36895 03450    SatNav: 53.52391026,-2.95332729
None Take footpath South off lane
02 Maghull Brook OS Grid Ref: SD 36909 03316    SatNav: 53.52270478,-2.95310199
None Turn West along bank of Maghull Brook.
03 Maghull Footbridge OS Grid Ref: SD 36759 03295    SatNav: 53.52250067,-2.95535504
None Take footbridge South over brook.
04 Rigby OS Grid Ref: SD 36813 03027    SatNav: 53.52009596,-2.95448601
None Keep South on footpath
04 x School OS Grid Ref: SD 36838 02958    SatNav: 53.51947721,-2.95408904
None Turn West along Green Lane.
05 Green Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 36669 02966    SatNav: 53.51952824,-2.95664250
Continue on Green Lane.
06 Green Lane 2 OS Grid Ref: SD 36483 02935    SatNav: 53.51923482,-2.95944273
Continue SW along Green Lane.
07 Peel Farm OS Grid Ref: SD 36312 02792    SatNav: 53.51792713,-2.96198546
None Leave lane and head NW in front of farm buildings.
07 z OS Grid Ref: SD 36185 02859    SatNav: 53.51851241,-2.96391665
Continue on path.
08 Rail Line OS Grid Ref: SD 36074 02858    SatNav: 53.51848689,-2.96559035
None Take disused railline North.
09 NCN OS Grid Ref: SD 35418 04802    SatNav: 53.53588037,-2.97589003
None Take footpath East off track.
10 Acres Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 35606 04846    SatNav: 53.53630121,-2.97305762
None Take Lane briefly North.
10 z OS Grid Ref: SD 35614 04894    SatNav: 53.53673480,-2.97295033
None Take footpath East along North side of hedgerow.
11 Hedge OS Grid Ref: SD 35886 04991    SatNav: 53.53764021,-2.96887338
Continue East along field boundary.
12 Hedge Turn OS Grid Ref: SD 36175 05030    SatNav: 53.53802277,-2.96451747
None Briefly head North along East side of hedge.
12 z OS Grid Ref: SD 36180 05063    SatNav: 53.53832085,-2.96444237
Turn East along side of wood.
13 Hall Wood OS Grid Ref: SD 36236 05055    SatNav: 53.53825231,-2.96359479
None Continue along South side of wood.
13 z OS Grid Ref: SD 36242 05016    SatNav: 53.53790800,-2.96350896
Continue around boundary of wood.
14 Chapel OS Grid Ref: SD 36315 05013    SatNav: 53.53788250,-2.96239316
Continue around wood bounadry.
14 z OS Grid Ref: SD 36326 05049    SatNav: 53.53821405,-2.96224295
Follow tree line East.
15 Southport Rd. OS Grid Ref: SD 36453 05083    SatNav: 53.53853285,-2.96033322
None Take Southport Road North.
Brief detour (200m) South to check out St Catherines ruined chapel and oldest pub in Lancashire, Scotch Piper worthwhile.
16 Church OS Grid Ref: SD 36442 05232    SatNav: 53.53987178,-2.96052634
None Turn east along Hall Lane.
17 Hall Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 36999 05394    SatNav: 53.54139397,-2.95215785
None Leave Hall Lane North via Eager Lane.
17 x OS Grid Ref: SD 36902 05583    SatNav: 53.54307707,-2.95365989
Continue on Eager Lane.
17 z OS Grid Ref: SD 37180 05721    SatNav: 53.54435211,-2.94949710
Continue on lane.
18 Canal Turn OS Grid Ref: SD 37305 05921    SatNav: 53.54616259,-2.94765174
None Leave road and follow camal towpath South.
18 z OS Grid Ref: SD 37588 05593    SatNav: 53.54325558,-2.94331729
Continue on towpath.
19 Pygons Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 37470 05254    SatNav: 53.54019057,-2.94502049
None Continue on towpath.
20 Oaklea OS Grid Ref: SD 37187 05005    SatNav: 53.53792076,-2.94923692
Continue on towpath.
21 Canal OS Grid Ref: SD 37079 04820    SatNav: 53.53624382,-2.95083552
None Continue on towpath.
22 Hall Park OS Grid Ref: SD 36790 04670    SatNav: 53.53486014,-2.95515924
Continue South on towpath.
23 Manion OS Grid Ref: SD 36573 04179    SatNav: 53.53042186,-2.95833498
Continue South on towpath.
24 Moorings OS Grid Ref: SD 36818 03733    SatNav: 53.52644232,-2.95455843
None Continue South on towpath.
25 Bridge End OS Grid Ref: SD 36965 03486    SatNav: 53.52424033,-2.95228659
None Leave canal back to start.

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