See individual walk details for start time.
BORSDANE WOODS (10.00 START) – 8 Miles
Meet – Aspull Civic Centre CP, WN2 1PJ. GR SD 613 078.
Walk – Haigh Hall, Top Lock, Borsdane Woods.
REMEMBRANCE WALK (10.00 START) – 8 Miles
Meet – Anglezarke CP PR6 9DQ, GR SD 621 161.
Walk – Jepson’s, Lead Mine Clough, Airman’s Monument and at the leader’s discretion on the day.
BURSCOUGH BRIDGE TO RUFFORD (10.00 START) – 10 Miles
Park in Station Approach, Burscough L40 0SW GR SD 443 124. (Enter Burscough Bridge from Burscough on the A59, turning left at the roundabout just before the Bridge pub. Go past the Tesco store and a large car park will be found on the right just in front of the Burscough Racquet & Fitness centre. Do not park on the Tesco car park).
The walk takes in a short section of the Leeds Liverpool canal, then Rufford Old Hall, Rufford New Hall, Mere Sands wood and nature reserve, Curlew Lane and back to Burscough Bridge. Arrangements have been made for us to use the Rufford Church Hall for our lunch stop, where there are toilets, warmth and tables. There is the opportunity to shorten this walk to approximately 7.5 miles in the event of poor weather on the day.
WHITTLE TUNNELS (10.30 START) – 7 Miles
Meet – Malthouse Farm Pub, Moss Lane, Whittle Le Woods, PR6 8AB. GR SD 591 203. Park Premier Inn, Top Car Park. M61 to Chorley J8 take A674 to Blackburn then first left signed Malthouse Farm
Walk – Walton Summit, Denham Quarry, Canal.