Lydiate Circular (6 mile)


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 and refreshments 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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