GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Dolphinholme Walks

4 miles (5.8 km)

This pretty Lancashire village sits on the edge of theForest of BowlandAONB. The remote settlement is a pleasant place for a stroll with several historic buildings in the lower village and a splendid local pub for a drink afterwards.
Dolphinholme is located on the Wyre Way, a long distance walking trail running through the valley of the River Wyre. This walk from the village takes you south along the waymarked footpath to the neighbouring village of Scorton. On the way you will enjoy riverside paths, old mills, countryside views and a series of picturesque lakes.

Postcode

LA2 9AQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Dolphinholme OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Dolphinholme Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Dolphinholme

Pubs/Cafes

The Fleece Inn is a fine place for some post walk refreshment. The inn serves good food and has a nice large garden area to relax in. Inside the walls have a variety of historic prints and photos of old Dolphinholme. They also have a car park and provide rooms if you'd like to stay over. You can find them in the village at postcode LA2 9AQ for your sat navs.

Photos

Lower Dolphinholme - geograph.org.uk - 1414257

Lower Dolphinholme. Most of the historic lower village is still intact, the remains of the mill are in what is now a private garden but the chimney is still standing, in a nearby field.

Old Mill House, Lower Dolphinholme - geograph.org.uk - 1414255

Old Mill House, Lower Dolphinholme. Once was the mill manager's house, the mill did have it own gas works, producing gas to illuminate the mill, the lamp above the black gate still uses gas.

Waterwheel - disused - at Corless Mill - geograph.org.uk - 811610

Waterwheel. In the 18th and 19th centuries the village played an important part in theIndustrial Revolution. Thomas Hinde founded a mill in Lower Dolphinholme in 1795. This worsted mill prospered and in 1811 the lower village was amongst the first in the United Kingdom to have gas lighting.

River Wyre - geograph.org.uk - 786249

River Wyre

Bantons Lake - geograph.org.uk - 2025615

Bantons Lake

Boathouse on Scorton Lake - geograph.org.uk - 1235940

Boathouse on Scorton Lake

Lake and angler, Wyeside Fisheries - geograph.org.uk - 2758161

Lake and angler, Wyeside Fisheries

River Wyre near Scorton - geograph.org.uk - 2452169

River Wyre near Scorton

GPS Files

GPX File

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