Blackburn with Darwen is set miles of magnificent countryside with vibrant landscape, rugged moorland, ancient woodlands and tranquil reservoirs. Whatever your age or interest the great outdoors surrounding Blackburn with Darwen is full of activities including walking and cycle routes, heritage and nature trails, and outdoor attractions.
Close to Blackburn town centre are Corporation and Witton Country Parks set in acres of countryside offering picnic spots, walks and nature trails, as well as a children’s adventure playground, providing an ideal family day out.
Covering 90 square miles of rural Lancashire and Greater Manchester, the West Pennine Moors provides the great outdoors experience on the doorstep of Blackburn and Darwen.
Looking for adventure? Want to do something different, improve your skills, gain a recognised qualification or organise a fun group activity? Look no further than Alternative Adventure, Darwen.
The longest canal in Britain, 127-mile long Leeds and Liverpool Canal is thought by many to be the finest in England.
Blackburn and Darwen sits at the heart of Lancashire's Hill Country. Here you can experience the dramatic moorland, tranquil reservoirs, traditional farmland and wooded valleys. A range of walking routes to suit all abilities are available across the Borough.
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