GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Earby Waterfalls Walk

8 miles (13.5 km)

The Lancashire town of Earby is located near Colne and Barnoldswick on the Lancashire / Yorkshire border.
This circular walk from the settlement visits the lovely Earby Waterfalls Park before exploring the area surrounding the town. On the way you'll follow a section of the Pendle Way footpath and enjoy a waterside stretch along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
The waterfalls park is located just to the east of the town on the pretty Wencliffe Brook. It's a lovely area for a stroll with public footpaths and a picnic area.
After exploring the falls you'll go on to visit Kelbrook, Salterforth, Barnoldswick and Thornton-in-Craven.


BB18 6JX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Earby OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Earby Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Earby

  • Barnoldswick Canal Walk - Enjoy an easy waterside walk along the towpath of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal on this route in Lancashire and Yorkshire
  • Skipton Canal - This is a popular walk from Skipton to Gargrave along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal
  • Leeds and Liverpool Canal - Enjoy waterside cycling and walking along Britain's longest single canal
  • Gargrave - This circular walk explores the countryside and canals surrounding this popular village in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Foulridge Reservoir - This easy, circular walk takes you around the pretty Foulridge Reservoir in Colne
  • Weets Hill - This circular walk climbs to Weets Hill from Barnoldswick near the edge of the Forest of Bowland AONB
  • East Marton - This circular walk from the Yorkshire village of East Marton takes you along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to neighbouring Gargrave before returning to the village along a section of the Pennine Way.
  • Sharp Haw - This walk climbs to Sharp Haw hill in the Yorkshire Dales National Park near Gargrave.
  • Colne - This Lancashire market town intheBorough of Pendle near Nelson
  • Blacko Tower - This circular walk takes you around Blacko Tower from the village of Blacko in Lancashire.
  • Pendle Way - Follow the Pendle Way through Lancashire and visit Barnoldswick, Thornton-in-Craven, Wycoller, Reedley, Newchurch and Pendle Hill on this challenging walk
  • Colne - This Lancashire market town intheBorough of Pendle near Nelson
  • ElslackReservoir - This circular walk visits ElslackReservoir in North Yorkshire near Skipton.


The Red Lion includes a log burner, low beamed lounge and convivial tap room. You can find them just west of the waterfall at postcode BB18 6RD for your sat navs.


Earby station site geograph-3437588-by-Ben-Brooksbank

Earby station site. Site of former Earby station, 1996. View eastward off the A56, across the ex-Midland Skipton (to left) - Colne (to right) line, a fairly important cross-Pennine line which lasted until 2/2/70 and Earby station closed. The branch to Barnoldswick from Earby had closed 27/9/65 to passengers, to goods on 1/8/66.

Barn above Earby - - 2645145

Barn above Earby

Pendle Way approaching Earby - - 523065

Pendle Way approaching Earby. Crossing the final field before the Way passes a chapel to cross the A56 and enter the small town of Earby.

Red Lion Inn, Earby - - 519227

Red Lion Inn, Earby. Provides liquid refreshments for Pendle Way walkers that pass the front door of this establishment.

Kelbrook, Lancashire

Kelbrook, Lancashire

Barnoldswick, Leeds and Liverpool Canal - - 2534914

Barnoldswick, Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Thornton-in-Craven - - 519061


Coates Wharf, Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Barnoldswick - - 867936

Coates Wharf, Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Barnoldswick. The derelict Coates Wharf as seen from the top of Bridge 154A.

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