West Lancashire has some wonderful churches and monuments which are often the oldest buildings in the area. Steeped in history the sites on this tour offer lots of interesting facts to discover with the oldest, St. Michael’s Church in Aughton dating back to around 850AD.
Many of the churches on this route are looked after by their local communities and more details can be found on their websites where available.
This Churches and Monuments cycle route is approximately 35 miles long and offers an insight into these wonderful churches, their grounds and their history. The flyer also provides information on some of the history to help you enjoy the sites. Riders can join the route at various access points including Ormskirk, Aughton Park, Town Green and Burscough Bridge railway stations.