Old Roan to Aughton
This level, 11 mile (17.7Km) Old Roan to Aughton liner route is ideal for families to walk (or cycle) and is another of our routes that starts and finishes at a railway station. This one starts at Old Roan railway station and takes in large sections of the Leeds Liverpool Canal. It passes through Aintree, Maghull, Melling, Lydiate, quiet picturesque country lanes of West Lancashire and pleasant tree lined roads in the Parish of Aughton before ending at Town Green railway station.
Key points along the way include Aintree Racecourse, Melling Stone Bridge and St Thomas Church.