There's a bit of everything here. Adlington's Circular Walk has field paths, wooded tracks, distant views, industrial heritage and the River Douglas, while for waterway enthusiasts there is the Leeds Liverpool Canal and dozens of brightly painted barges.
LOCATION: Adlington, 4 miles south of Chorley
START: Jubilee Playing Fields, Park Road.
Grid ref: SD600129 Postcode: PR7 4HG
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
TIME: 3.0 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 108 & 109
REFRESHMENTS: Bridge Inn, Bay Horse, Waggon & Horses
EN ROUTE: White Bear Marina, Hall o'th'Hill Farm, Major Bottoms, Allanson Hall, Chorley Golf Club, Heath Charnock, Anderton Centre, Huyton Bleachworks, John Rennie
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News