Walk in Aintree, from Wally's steps to Wango Lane

A short walk with plenty to see, including Wango Lane swing bridge.

Bootle, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bootle, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start point: Old Roan station or Wally's Steps, L9 5AE

End point: Wango Lane swing bridge

Distance: 2.35km or 4.7km return

The route

1. Start at either Old Roan station and walk along the A59 to Wally's Steps, or start at Wally's Steps.
2. Turn left on the towpath.
3. Pass under one bridge.
4. The next bridge you reach here is Wango Lane swing bridge. The walk can finish here or you can turn around and return to Wally's steps.