Lancashire Times
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2:00 AM 16th July 2022

National Picnic Month: Celebrate With A Treasure Trail In Lancashire

Blackpool - Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay
Blackpool - Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay
July is National Picnic Month making for the perfect excuse to get outside in the glorious Lancashire air to celebrate long summer days with friends and family.

With so many hidden gems, and much-loved favourite
spots across the county making for perfect picnic spots, here are some Treasure Trails for those who fancy incorporating a little adventure to build up an appetite for their summer picnic moments. 

With over 120 Trails to choose from across the county, each Trail takes around two and a half hours to complete, so once suitably tired out, adventurers will be well deserving of a picnic retreat.

Here are a couple of the most popular Lancashire Trails with perfect picnic spots below.  

East Lancashire Railway - The Trail follows the route of the East Lancashire Railway, starting at Bury Bolton Street station. The Trail explores the quaint riverside village of Irwell Vale and the busy market town of Ramsbottom from the stations along the line.

Blackpool Trail - The Trail starts in front of the North Pier and takes in the Grand Theatre and world-famous Blackpool Tower. your finish point is along the promenade on the magnificent Comedy Carpet.

Lancaster Castle & Quay - The Trail starts outside the City Museum in the Market Square and takes you through the city's Georgian streets, alleyways and squares before heading up to medieval Lancaster Castle and Priory. From there you drop down to the riverside and historic St George's Quay, where ships headed off to the Caribbean and Americas, before returning to the start point in the city centre.