906 Billinge and the Promised Land

Beyond Billinge Hill lies the Promised Land. The hill is well known, rising prominently from the Lancashire Plain, but beyond is an ancient farm and woodland where birds throng among the trees.

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LOCATION: North of St Helens
START: Billinge. Beacon Road, off A571 opposite St Aiden's Church. Park at road end
Grid ref: SD528010 Postcode: WN5 7HF
DISTANCE: 5 (or 3.5) miles
GRADE: Easy
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer - Southport & Chorley Landranger 108
REFRESHMENTS: Fir Tree Farm www.firtreeshopandcafe.co.uk open daily
EN ROUTE: Billinge Lump


This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

   
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