Independent Walking Routes

Active Walks have produced a pack with several independent routes to follow.  They are all in Sefton and vary in distance, some you can complete in 30 minutes and others will take 100 minutes.

For a copy of the pack, please email

Our old favourites

Serpentine Saunter  – Hall Road, Blundellsands and Crosby

Marine Way – Marine Gardens and Lake, Waterloo

Coastal Path Walk – Waterloo to Hightown

Hightown Hike – Hightown Sand Dunes

Coastal Path Walk – Hightown to Freshfield

Ince Woods Wander – across the fields in Ince Blundell

Sefton Stroll – across the River Alt and along the Cheshire Lines, Sefton Village

Lydiate Loop – Lydiate countryside or canal

Ainsdale to Formby – Ainsdale Beach to Formby Squirrel Reserve via pinewoods

Ainsdale Amble – The Sand Lake and Coastal Road Trail, Ainsdale

Kew Wander – Kew Woods circular walk

Crossens Pool – Three Pools Waterway Walk, Crossens, Southport

We also have some newer routes as below:

Four Parks and One Canal – North Park, Melinear Park, Derby Park and South Park and Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Bootle

Bootle Bustle – historic Bootle

Little Crosby Circular – a walk to Little Crosby around the perimeter of Crosby Hall from Hall Road, Blundellsands or Thornton

Churchtown Circular – historic Churchtown via Botanic Gardens Park

Hesketh Park Lap – a gentle walk around Hesketh Park, twice, not the same laps

Kings Gardens Seafront Saunter – by Marine Lake, Southport

Hillside Short Loop – surrounded by golf courses, Hillside and Royal Birkdale

Ainsdale Boardwalk – a walk in to the woods and around the hidden lake

Freshfield Lap – explore Freshfield Dune Heath

Crosby Leisure Lap

Maghull Mile

Jubilee Woods Circular – from Netherton over the River Alt and towards Sefton around the Jubilee Woods Trail

For further information about any of our routes or to request copies, please email