Wednesday Walks - March 2018

 

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 MARCH

(1) BOULSWORTH HILL – 10 Miles
Cars to Car Park at rear of Pub in Trawden. GR 912 386
Trawden, Boulsworth Hill, Wycollar.

(2) BRINSCALL AND THE LEEDS & LIVERPOOL CANAL – 9 Miles
Park on Lodge Bank Road near Brinscall Baths. Park at far end away from Baths. PR6 8QU. GR SD 627 214.
Walk: Brinscall, White Coppice and return.

(3) ENTWISTLE CIRCULAR – 7 Miles
MP Batridge Barn Car Park (Top) GR SD 721 172
Cadshaw, Bull Hill, Whittlestone Head, Entwistle Reservoir.

(4) AN ANGLEZARKE ROUND.- 6 Miles
Meet at Horrobin car park, next to Riv ington Primary School (nearby postcode: BL6 7SE).
A walk around Anglezarke.

14TH MARCH

(1) HOGHTON TOWER – 10.5 Miles
Cars to Black Bull CP, Livesey, near Darwen. SD 247 666
Tockholes, Abbey Village, Riley Green, Hoghton Tower, Pleasington

(2) NORTH CHESHIRE WAY – 8 Miles
Meet at Lindow Common CP’ Racecourse Road, Wilmslow. Leave M56 atJunction 6, take A538 Wilmslow Rd. 2 miles after the tunnels, Just past the Bollington Arms turn right into Racecourse Road, CP on left.SK9 5LR. GR SJ 833 814.
Walk: North Cheshire Way, Quarry Bank Mill, alongside airport runway s and return

(3) HIGHS AND LOWS OF RIVINGTON – 7 Miles
MP Georges Lane opposite Jolly Crofters. Please avoid the snack vanarea. GR SD 659 114.
The Dog Hotel, Rivington Lower Barn, Liverpool Castle, Tiger Clough, Wallsuches

(4) DISCOVERING DEANE – 5 Miles
Meet at Heaton Fold Garden Centre CP, Overdale Drive, off Chorley NewRoad, Bolton. Park at the far end of the CP. GR SD 694 087; BL1 5BU
Middlebrook, Haslam Park, Queens Park.

21ST MARCH

(1) SETTLE – 11 Miles
Cars to Ashfield CP (near Station) Settle. GR 818 636
Victoria Cave, Langscar, Jordan Scar, Stockdale Farm, Prestons Barn.

(2) TOCKHOLES – 8 Miles
Park at Tockholes inf ormation centre BB3 0PA. GR SD 665 215.
Walk: Roddlesworth Resevoir, Sunnyhurst Wood, Jubilee Tower Terrace, Hollingshead Hall and return.

(3) PICK –A-PIE – 4/5 Miles
MP Rivington Lower end of road to Upper Barn
Walk to show alterations and developments to Terraced Gardens followed by lunch in Rivington Tea Rooms at 12.30pm (Advance booking for lunch)

(3/4) PICK YOUR PIE – 4 Miles
Meet at the Rivington Hall (top) Barn CP, Rivington. GR SD 633 145; nearby post code: BL6 7SB.
Walk around Rivington and then to Village Green Tea Room f or pie and peas, cake and a drink at 12.30.
Nonwalkers welcome. (Advance booking for lunch)

28TH MARCH

(1) ILKLEY – 11 Miles
Cars to Lay by south of Bolton Bridge on B 6160, GR 071 575.
Dales Way , Addingham, Ilkley, Swastika stone, Fell Edge Farm, Brackens Ghyll Golf course, Lobb.

(2) WILTON ESTATE WALK – 8.5 Miles
Cars to St Margaret’s Road entrance to Heaton Park. M25 2GT.  GR SD 824 047.
Walk: Rhodes Wood, Allrington Hall, Blackley Forest, Hidden Gem Café and garden.

(3) TURTON MOOR – 7 Miles
MP Belmont Bull Pub GR SD 674 162 PC BL7 8AJ
Belmont Reservoir, Lower Pasture Barn Farm, Turn Lowe, Turton Moor, Whewells Farm, Longworth Moor, Belmont

(4) DAFFODILS – MAYBE – 5.5 Miles
Meet at George’s Lane opposite the Jolly Crofters. Please avoid the snack v an. GR 659 113; BL6 6RE.
A ramble around Bottom o’ th’ Moor and Ridgmont Park.

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