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A view looking back along the Lancaster Canal in Bolton-le-Sands
Ride report by Simeon OrmeI followed my usual route to Carnforth from Halton and did not really expect anyone else on ride, as the forecast for the day was for light rain, its the sort rain where you ride in it all day and you don’t get that wet. I was not that disappointed in me, my bike and my camera when got to starting point of the ride at the Refreshment Room on Carforth Raiway Station.After finishing my coffee and cake, I headed out of Carnforth, crossing over the River Keer via foot / cycle bridge near Hagg Wood, then following the public byway up in to Warton. From Warton, I followed the tarmac through Crag Foot and then across Leighton Moss before headed along a lane called The Row, there is alway some good views from this lane of the Arnside and Silverdale ANOB ( For those of you who don’t know an Area of Standing Beauty is National Park in the UK).After heading along The Row, I then continue through Elmslack, then crossed over the County border from Lancashire into Cumbria, then after about mile, I then headed up the bridleway over the shoulder of Arnside Knott before dropping down to Arnside.In Arnside, I stop at the railway station where some shelter from rain for a bit lunch before following the lanes back around towards Silverdale, stopping at the Leighton Moss Cafe at the RSPB Visitor Centre for early afternoon brew and cafe.Then it was case retracing my morning route back across Leighton Moss, then through Crag Foot, then back toward Warton before recrossing over River Keer via Cycle / foot bridge near Hagg Wood.The weather started to improve, has headed along Shore Road towards Crag Bank. In Crag Bank, crossed over the A6 and then followed the towpath of the Lancaster Canal towards Bolton-le-Sands.Then from Bolton-le-Sands, I followed the lanes back to Halton.You can click here to see the photos of the 30th November walk to the Crook n’ Lune or you can check out forthcoming events page. Also checkout the What’s New Page to see what’s new on the site and you can also sign up for site’s free weekly newsletter.