Pram-friendly walks in Lancashire

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Do you love family walks? I know it’s not always easy to find walks suitable for the whole family. I’ve put together my favourite Pram-friendly walks in Lancashire to give you plenty of family walk ideas. You can find all the best family walks in the North West here.

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7 Pram-friendly Walks Lancashire

Williamson Park, Lancaster

Williamson park is set high above Lancaster, home to the iconic Ashton memorial and 54 acres of beautiful parkland and woodlands. There are stunning views of the city, Morecambe bay and the Lake District. Please note some of the woodland paths are not suitable for pushchairs but there are plenty of paths that are.

As well as walking there are fantastic play areas for under and over 8s, butterfly house and mini zoo. A fantastic day out for all the family. Find directions and full details here.

Brockholes nature reserve, Preston

Brockholes is a stunning nature reserve managed by The Wildlife Trust with an amazing floating visitors centre. It is located just off the M6 so it’s easy to get there. The majority of paths are level and surfaced so perfect for pushchairs. Dogs however are not permitted. There is also a lovely play area and also a den building area that kids love. The walks are alongside the River Ribble, around lakes and through meadows and woodlands. Find out more here.

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Avenham & Miller parks

Located in the heart of Preston city centre, these 2 urban oasis parks are connected by many pushchair friendly paths. The River Ribble runs along one edge of the parks. There are landscaped garden areas, historic sculptures and children’s play area. Find the details of the park here.

Cuerden valley Park, Bamber bridge

Cuerden valley park is located close to junction 29 of M6, between Preston and Chorley. River Lostock meaners through the 650 acres of park land. As well as walking around the parkland you can visit the walled orchard, visitors centre and cafe. Find out more here.

Yarrow Valley, Coppull

Yarrow Valley country park is a beautiful area which is really accessible for prams. The park covers 300 hectares including woodland and woodland areas. There is also a visitors centre, cafe and adventure playground (Yarrow rocks). Find out more here.

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Astley Park, Chorley

Almost 44 hectares of stunning park land awaits you on the edge of Chorley town centre. The paths are fantastic for pushchairs and children will love the Royalist Retreat play area and pets corner. As well as admiring the beautiful gardens like the sensory garden and walled garden, there is also a stunning pond with fountains in front of Astley hall.

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Worden park, Leyland

This country park is a bit of a hidden gem with a mixture of woodland walks, meadows and playing fields. There is also a model railway run by The Leyland Society of Model Engineers, who offer free rides on Sundays between 12pm and 4pm (weather permitting). There is also a free historic hedge maze and 9 hole crazy golf (small fee) if you have older children with you. There is a cafe, gift shop and large play area too. The paths are really pram-friendly, even in the woodland areas.

I’d love to hear from you in the comments if you know a great pram-friendly walks in Lancashire.

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