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flowing body of water

This is a lovely river, it flows from Ribblehead and discharges into the Irish Sea from the Ribble... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
River walk

Its always nice to walk along that banks of the The River Ribble. Better on a summers day, when the... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Heywood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely river, it flows from Ribblehead and discharges into the Irish Sea from the Ribble Estuary. Quite often the River can be seen flowing, the amount of water can vary depending on the amount of rain and tidal conditions. On the banks...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Its always nice to walk along that banks of the The River Ribble. Better on a summers day, when the grass is dry and plenty of wildlife around to improve the scenery.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Lovely location close to my parents for walks with or without dogs. Plenty of wildlife and easy walking paths

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank daveym69
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Always a pleasure walking along the river after walking through Avenham. It's brilliant on a summers day. It's often full of wildlife, easily 20+ swans on some occasions. It's a very welcome escape from the centre. The only gripe would probably be the small homeless...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ArgentTal
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Well we went on a lovely history walk on Sunday revisiting the area where Cromwell defeated the Royalists to have the civil war outcome direct lead to the formation in the short term of an English republic in 1648. Throughout, however, this walk wasn't too...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve T
Reviewed July 20, 2018

But not so good as the Thames, the Severn or my local River, the Mersey. However it is good to walk along the River in Preston or in fact in Yorkshire where it flows from. My wife & I have walked all the Ribble Way

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BrianB321
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Great fishing days out to be had on the Ribble, and lovely for picnics and bird watching too. You see many different birds, always a few Kingfishers around to keep you company whilst fishing. If you are really lucky, you might spot otters, although I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mandy C
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice riverside walk in the park. You see a mixture of bridges as you walk along. Numerous swans on the river .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed April 20, 2018

A peaceful and relaxing place for walking, running or cycling. Great place to see the steam train (when operating) on weekends if you find right spot to view (seen Father Christmas several times!). However, if you plan to access the path (called The Guild Wheel)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tue L
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a great river plenty of fish in it and the odd dead sheep, very full last time I saw it. Sometimes there is less water in it but it's not a good river for swimming

Date of experience: November 2017
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Sorry for delay in replying. Yes, Blue Green Algae is dangerous for dogs. Can sometimes kill a dog within 15mins