The 4 mile walk

Aldcliffe and Fairfield Millenium Green

Start/Finish at New Quay, Lancaster City Centre. This short route is easily walked in three to four hours and is without stiles.

Starting at New Quay, follow the road to its end. Continue south along the cycleway, (former railway line) as far as Aldcliffe Crossing, where the track meets the lane. Walk up the lane to the road junction in Aldcliffe and turn left.

Follow the lane until it meets the canal, where you will see a public footpath heading west, away from the canal. Take the footpath through farmland until you approach the houses, where you turn right and proceed through the Fairfield Millenium Green. The site contains many fruit trees and is a delight at blossom time.

The path eventually meets the end of Ashfield Avenue, where you turn turn left and follow another public footpath, known locally as Piggy Lane. Follow this old thoroughfare, turning right, then left, eventually reaching Westbourne Road.

Turn left here and continue down the hill to meet Willow Lane, where you go right, then quickly left onto a public footpath heading back towards the river. On reaching the cycleway again turn right and retrace your steps to New Quay.

The 4 mile route

To download a PDF of the route please click here:4 mile walk PDF

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