Wednesday Walks - February 2018

 PLEASE NOTE: NUMBER 1 WALKS START AT 10.00 a.m.  ALL OTHER WALKS START AT 10.30 a.m. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED

 There will be a coffee break and a lunch break so you will need sandwiches and a flask.  Please make sure you have adequate water with you, especially during hot weather.

7TH FEBRUARY

(1) STACKSTEADS QUARRY WALK – 10 Miles
Cars to CP opp Rose’n’Bowl, Stacksteads. SD 846 218
Boarsgrove,Coupe Moss, Ding Quarry , Bagain Quarry , Goats Hill Quarry, Britannia Quarry , Lea Quarry .

(2) THURSDEN VALLEY CIRCULAR – 8 Miles
Parking in Worsthorne v illage, Burnley Meet at the Church SquareBB103NT. GR SD 875 323.
Walk: Extwistle Moor, Ben Edge, Swinden Water, Reiv e Edge & return v ia Thursden Valley

(3+4) CUERDEN VALLEY- 6.5 Miles
MP CP end of Factory Lane Whittle le Woods (small charge)  PC PR6 7YA GR SD 622 214
Walk in the area depending on weather.

14TH FEBRUARY

(1) GARGRAVE CIRCULAR – 12 Miles
Cars to Gargrave Village CP. SD 932 543
Haw Crag, Kirkby Malham, Otterburn, Bell Busk.

(2) STONE CIRCLE – 9 miles
Meet at Morrisons CP Harwood. Please park on the streets at the back of the store.. BL2 3HN. GR SD 739 120.
Walk: Jumbles, Turton Heights, Stone Circle and Return

(3) SNOWDROPS AT HOGHTON – 6/7 Miles
MP Chapel Lane of f A675 (f irst right af ter entrance to Hoghton Tower)PR5 0RY GR 604 266
Circular walk in the area

(4) KIRKLEES TRAIL – 5.5 miles
Meet at Burrs Country Park near the Big Chimney. GR 798126; BL8 1DA.
Kirklees Trail, Tottington, Summerseat, Irwell Valley Way back.

21ST FEBRUARY

(1) CHORLEY CIRCULAR – 10.5 miles
Cars to Astley Hall CP, Hallgate, Astley Village.SD 575 185
A scenic walk around the env irons of Chorley

(2) ANGLEZARKE – 9 Miles
Meet at Angelzarke Reserv oir CP Nearest post code PR6 9DQ. GR SD 619 162.
Walk: Lead Mines Clough, Horden Pasture, Spittlers Edge, Great Hill, White Coppice, Anglezarke Reservoir

(3) JUMBLES TO WAYOH – 7 Miles
MP Jumbles car park GR SD 730 140
Last Drop, Torra barn, Turton Tower, Way oh, Edgeworth, Turton Bottoms Jumbles

(4) LOSTOCK BUT NO BARREL – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Dof fcocker Lodge/Triangle Church car park. BL1 5SL.
Old Hall, Regent Park, Lostock, High Rid.

28TH FEBRUARY

(1) SIMONS SEAT – 10.5 miles
Cars to Cav endish Pavilion CP, Bolton Abbey. GR 078 552
Valley of Desolation, Barden Fell, Lords Seat, Simons Seat, Howgill, Barden Bridge, The Strid.

(2) "LOST" TRAILS OF WESTHOUGHTON – 8 Miles
Meet at the water tower on Bolton road of f the A6BL5 3TZ. GR SD 671 067.
The walk is potentially muddy through the Hulton Estate.
Walk: Bolton road, Hulton Estate, the Rotary Way and return.  

(3) BORSDANE WOOD – 6 Miles
MP Hindley Mill lane car park (through housing estate) about a mile down Dicconson Lane from the A6. GR 625 050 PCWN2 4BT
Borsdane Wood, Hindley Golf Course, Top Lock

(4) BORSDANE WOOD – 5/6 Miles.
Meet at Aspull Civ ic Centre. GR SD 611 078; WN2 1PJ. Turn left 300 yards af ter the finger post on Wigan Lane, B5238, going towards Wigan.
Borsdane Wood, Hindley Hall, Top Lock and return.

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