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Best trails in Carnforth

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Looking for a great trail near Carnforth, Lancashire? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, views trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Yorkshire Dales National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Brockholes Nature Reserve or Witton Country Park. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Carnforth ranging from 3.8 to 18.1 miles and from 59 to 2,296 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Carnforth
Top trails (16)
#1 - Whenside and Ingleborough Circular Walk
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 42 m
Whenside and Ingleborough Circular Walk is a 13.8 mile loop trail located near Carnforth, Lancashire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily uShow more
#2 - Arnside Knott
Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
The incoming tide over Morcambe Bay is squeezed as it enters the Kent Estuary at Arnside and a wall, or 'bore' of fast moving water is created. On account of the high tides a layer of thin mud had beShow more
#3 - Farleton Knott
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Farleton Knott is a 3.8 mile loop trail located near Carnforth, Lancashire, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#4 - Silverdale Shore and Eaves Wood
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
Silverdale used to be a popular bathing resort in the 1840's (and could still be with today's weather), but the growth of the salt-marsh saw its end. A walk along the base of the cliffs used to be on Show more
#5 - Ribble Head Circular
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
This is an easy 5 mile circular walk from the car park at Ribble Head.Show more
#6 - Dales Way Day 4
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 18.1 mi • Est. 8 h 20 m
Dales Way Day 4 is a 18.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Carnforth, Lancashire, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.Show more
#7 - Crag Hill, Great Coum and Gragareth Circular
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 21 m
Crag Hill at 2,237 ft. offers extensive views of the Howgill Fells beyond Sedbergh. Great Coum is the highest point on the ridge - below is the full length of Dentdale. Lancashire points a long fingeShow more
#8 - Burton and Hutton Roof Crags
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
It is a varied walk that takes in the towpath of the now defunct part of the Lancaster Canal(but in noway detracts from its appeal) and the rugged limestone of Hutton Roof Crags. Burton is an attractShow more
#9 - Over Kellet and Yealand Conyers
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Pleasant walking over pastureland with good views and plenty of historical interest. Borwick Hall is an Elizabethan House now a conference center with Lancashire CC. The future Charles II stayed at BoShow more
#10 - Arkholme and Gressingham
Carnforth, Lancashire, England
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
The route starts at Loyn Bridge where there is some parking when not too busy. The bridge itself dates from 1684 and is designated an ancient monument and is the only crossing of the Lune between CatoShow more
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