533 Pilling

"Time and Tide wait for no man" goes the old saying, but in the 1700s George Holden, the vicar of Pilling, lost so many parishioners by drowning that he devised the first tide tables. Pilling means tidal creek and the Lune Estuary is one of the biggest inter-tidal wildfowl roosts in Britain.

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LOCATION: Five miles west of Garstang
START: Lane Ends Amenity Area, Pilling, off A588
Grid ref: SD413495 Postcode: PR3 6AU
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Lancaster & Morecambe Landranger 102
NOTE: Pilling Embankment closed between Dec 26 & Good Friday - use Alternative Route. No dogs at all on Embankment
REFRESHMENTS: Old Carr cafe & Golden Ball
EN ROUTE: Lancashire Coastal Way, Lune Estuary

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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