Spring Wood Whalley
Follow the nature trail through delightful woodland on this easy walk in Whalley. The woods are located close to the town centre and a short walk from Whalley railway station. The area has a series of waymarked, surfaced footpaths to follow through the ancient woodland. There are twenty four different species of trees, wild garlic flowers, ponds and in the spring there are carpets of bluebells.
Spring Wood has good facilites with parking, an information centre and picnic areas. You can also extend your walk into the surrounding countryside at Wiswell where there are nice views towards Longridge Fell.
Whalley is a lovely town to stroll through so you can easily extend your walk by visiting the fascinating Whalley Abbey. In fact the monks of the abbey once owned Spring Wood. The River Calder also runs through the town so you can enjoy a waterside walk along the river too.
PostcodeBB7 9TD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Spring Wood Whalley Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Spring Wood Whalley Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Spring Wood Whalley OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Spring Wood Whalley Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
For a longer circular walk in the area try the Whalley Nab Walk. This heads south to visit the nearby hill before exploring the surrounding countryside and the Spring Wood Nature Reserve.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Ribble Valley Walks and Lancashire Walks pages.