Westfield Trail near Barrow in Furness

 

The Westfield Greenway is a linear route providing enjoyable access all year round for walkers, cyclists, wheelchair users and those with pushchairs and young children. The trail has a good concrete surface along its full length and provides fine flora and fauna views as you follow the coastline.

 

Route Description

General information in relation to this route is outlined below and within the downloadable description. This will help users make an informed choice as to whether they feel it is within their physical capabilities (please click on the link below to view a download description and map of the route).

Distance: 3.5 km (2.2 miles) one way, 7km (4.5 miles) return trip

Time to walk: 4 hours (approximate) including restpoints (return trip)

Terrain: A mostly flat, wide concrete or tarmac surface which does have one uphill/downhill section

Start Point: The Cumbria Wildlife Trust car park is halfway along the causeway that leads to Roa Island (Grid Reference - SD 233656, Post Code - LA13 0PU). Please note the car park is uneven with a steep exit ramp, dropped kerbs do exist on the road before the start of the route

Public Transport: The Westfield Trial is served by the Stagecoach 11 bus service (not a low floor vehicle) check getting around section for further details. This service is limited on Saturdays and does not run on Sundays

Ordnance Survey Map: OL7

Refreshments: Available nearby in Roa, Concle and Rampside

Public Conveniences: Public toilets (inc RADAR key) are located in Roa Village

Tourist Information: (01229 876505)

Westfield Trail Route Leaflet (PDF 342kb)