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A Brief Encounter south of Silverdale

Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.

8.2 mi


Please note rescheduled date...

A walk north from Carnforth around the southern part of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, taking in Jenny Brown's Point where we stop for lunch and then heading over to Warton Crags before descending to Carnforth for a quick drink at a bar on the Station, which was the location of David Lean's and Noel Coward's film 'Brief Encounter'.

An easy walk over a medium distance with a few little hills, a bit along the coast and lots of low lying limestone landscape.

Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport

We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.

08:45: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 09:03. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.

Suggested ticket:

Return to Silverdale £20.90 - Cheaper tickets may be available as advance tickets

Change at Preston for service to Silverdale at 10.10 - connecting services from Liverpool to Preston also available from Liverpool Lime St at 0847, calling Wigan NW at 0929.

09:03: Train departs for the walk start at Silverdale.

10:50: Walk starts at Silverdale.

Return from Carnforth. 15:09, 17:09, 19:09 Changing at Preston

Waypoints: Silverdale Green, Scout Wood, Gibraltar Farm, Jenny Brown's Point (Lunch), Brown's Houses, Quaker's Stang, Crag Foot, Stoney Wood, Piggeries, Strickland Wood, Warton Crag, Warton, Carnforth


Drinks at the end on Carnforth Station. If driving, your are advised to park at Carnforth and join the train that will be calling at 10:34

21-6-2015 08:45 21-6-2015 20:00:00 Europe/London A Brief Encounter south of Silverdale Silverdale MAD Walkers
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