Wyre Way
45 mile walk exploring the scenery of the Wyre estuary

A walk exploring the history and wildlife of the Wyre estuary from the estuary mouth as the river snakes to its source in the Forest of Bowland. The Way comprises three routes: from Fleetwood to Knott End via Shard Bridge (16 miles), from Shard Bridge to Garstang (11 miles) and from Garstang to the finish at Abbeystead Reservoir (18 miles). Both sides of the estuary are visited – the ferry between Fleetwood and Knott End is seasonal and the route is subject to flooding at Spring tides.

The route follows roads, farm tracks, fields and footpaths. There are stiles, gates and steps, and paths can be wet and muddy after rain. Gradients are very gentle for most of the walk, however the final section, the Tarnbrook Loop, has a height gain of 200m (600ft).

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Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: Hambleton to Fleetwood (9.6m)
Day 2: Fleetwood to Little Eggleston (12m)
Day 3: Little Eggleston to Scorton (10.9m)
Day 4: Scorton to end of path (14.2m) taxi from Abbeystead to accommodation in Lancaster*

 

£530 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£450 per person (based on two sharing)
£425 per person (based on group of 3)
£415 per person (based on group of 4 or more)
* Prices include taxi from from Abbeystead to Lancaster

 

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Day 1: Hambleton to Little Eggleston (21.6m)
Day 2: Little Eggleston to end of path (25.1m) taxi from Abbeystead to accommodation in Lancaster*

 

£325 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£270 per person (based on two sharing)
£260 per person (based on group of 3)
£255 per person (based on group of 4 or more)
* Prices include taxi from from Abbeystead to Lancaster

 

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Day 1: Hambleton to Hambleton (16.6m)
Day 2: Hambleton to Scorton (14.7m)
Day 3: Scorton to end of path (14.2m) taxi from Abbeystead to accommodation in Lancaster*

 

£400 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£345 per person (based on two sharing)
£335 per person (based on group of 3)
£330 per person (based on group of 4 or more)
* Prices include taxi from from Abbeystead to Lancaster

 

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Day 1: Hambleton to Fleetwood (9.6m)
Day 2: Fleetwood to Hambleton (9.6m)
Day 3: Hambleton to Little Eggleston (5m)
Day 4: Little Eggleston to Garstang (9.5m)
Day 5: Garstang to Dolphinholme (7.4m)
Day 6: Dolphinholme to end of path (11.2m) taxi from Abbeystead to accommodation in Lancaster*

 

£745 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£620 per person (based on two sharing)
£585 per person (based on group of 3)
£570 per person (based on group of 4 or more)
* Prices include taxi from from Abbeystead to Lancaster

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Walking Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£160 per person (single)
£80 per person (based on two sharing)
£55 per person (based on group of 3)
£45 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£80 per person (single)
£40 per person (based on two sharing)
£30 per person (based on group of 3)
£25 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£85 per person (single)
£45 per person (based on two sharing)
£35 per person (based on group of 3)
£30 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£220 per person (single)
£110 per person (based on two sharing)
£75 per person (based on group of 3)
£60 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Walk Information

  • Holiday Options
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £50.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Walk Information
A walk exploring the history and wildlife of the Wyre estuary from the estuary mouth as the river snakes to its source in the Forest of Bowland. The Way comprises three routes: from Fleetwood to Knott End via Shard Bridge (16 miles), from Shard Bridge to Garstang (11 miles) and from Garstang to the finish at Abbeystead Reservoir (18 miles). Both sides of the estuary are visited - the ferry between Fleetwood and Knott End is seasonal and the route is subject to flooding at Spring tides.

The route follows roads, farm tracks, fields and footpaths. There are stiles, gates and steps, and paths can be wet and muddy after rain. Gradients are very gentle for most of the walk, however the final section, the Tarnbrook Loop, has a height gain of 200m (600ft).


OS Explorer Maps
OL41 - Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale
286 - Blackpool & Preston
296 - Lancaster, Morecambe & Fleetwood

ViewRanger Digital Maps
Digital Maps can be viewed on a modern smartphone using an appropriate ‘app’, which is usually provided as part of any map purchase. Brigantes are happy to recommend ViewRanger for all your digital mapping and mobile navigation needs.

The ViewRanger Shop provides Ordnance Survey maps for all parts of the UK, as well as the National Trail and selected Long Distance Paths. Map segments can also be purchased ad-hoc, allowing you to cover any walk you plan to take.

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