The stepping stones at Whitewell are magnificent. Yet they're so perfect, have they really been around for hundreds of years? Well, no, these are modern replacements, but here is restoration at its very best making this Bowland walk an adventure to remember.
LOCATION: Forest of Bowland, between Dunsop Bridge and Longridge
START: The Inn at Whitewell, please ask permission to park here.
Grid ref: SD659468 Postcode: BB7 3AT
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Easy, with two sets of stepping stones
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland Landranger 102
NOTE: Walk not possible if the river is high
REFRESHMENTS: Inn at Whitewell
EN ROUTE: Laund, River Hodder
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News