Ullswater, Cumbria © Ian Hay

North West England

At the heart of the Industrial Revolution, the north west rose to lead the world as a centre of innovation, power and trade. Discover that legacy, the seaside resorts built for city workers, and the wealth of diverse communities in the region today.

Find evidence in modern Manchester of how the city once cared for its poor. Explore the city home of The Beatles and a garden village named after a bar of soap. Bask in the stunning beauty of the Lake District and find out how it developed its unique character.

Wander through picturesque Pennine villages and find ancient routeways across the ‘backbone of England'.

All our walking routes in the North West of England are now available to download free of charge on the Viewranger app 

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  • 9 walks
  • 7 trails
  • 9 viewpoints
  • 8 aerial