GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Witton Country Park

2 miles (4 km)

This country park in Blackburn boasts nearly 500 acres of mixed woodland, parkland, grassland and farmland.
The circular route below is suitable for walkers and takes you around the park and up to Billinge Hill where there are great views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a cycle track running through the park.
The Witton Weavers Way walking route also runs through the park so there is scope for continuing your walk. The park is located just west of Blackburn near to Pleasington railway station.

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Witton Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Witton Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head west along the Witton Weavers Way and you could pay a visit to the nearby Hoghton Tower. The fortified manor house dates from the 16th century and takes its name from thedeHoghton family, its historical owners since at least the 12thcentury.It's open to the public on certain days and includes lovely grounds and gardens to explore.
In Blackburn there's a nice waterside walk along Fishmoor Reservoir.
For more walking ideas in the area see the West Pennine Moors Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Gate into Witton Park - geograph.org.uk - 349288

Gate into Witton Park. This is where the Witton Weavers Way enters the top of the park from the fields by Under Billinge Lane

Witton Park - geograph.org.uk - 540114

View across the wide lawns in the 500 acre park

Witton Park Country Park Visitors Centre - geograph.org.uk - 163221

Witton Park Country Park Visitors Centre

Witton park lily pond - panoramio

Lily pond

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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