Wednesday Walks - April 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.

4th APRIL

(1) WITCHES COUNTRY – 13 Miles
Cars to Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford, off Colne Road (B 6247). GR 863 396.
Blacko Tower, Whitehough, Barley, Newchurch, Roughlee.

(2) EARBY – 9 Miles
Cars to CP in centre of Earby. From A56 turn right on to School Lane, then onto Water Street and then left into Cemetery Road, car park on the left. BB18 6QX. GR SD 909 468.
Walk: Gaylands Lane, Thornton in Craven, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Pendle Way, Sough and return.

(3) TOCKHOLES – 7 Miles
MP Tockholes Visitor Centre GR SD 665 214 PC BB3 0PA
Stepback Clough, Lyons Den, Darwen Moor, Hollinhead Hall. Well House ,Tockholes

(4) RED ROCK - HAIGH HALL – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Red Rock CP, GR 583 099; WN1 2UW.
Leeds Liverpool Canal, Plantations, Haigh Hall, Winstanleys.

11th APRIL

(1) ALONG THE PROM – 11 Miles
Cars park opposite the Euston Hotel, Fleetwood.
A linear walk along the front to Central Pier, Blackpool. Return to Fleetwood by bus or tram. Optional Fish and Chips At Seniors restaurant, Thornton Cleveleys.

(2) THREE RIVERS AND OVER BIRDY BROW – 8.5 Miles
Cars to Hurst Green Village Hall CP. (charge) BB7 9QQ GR SD 684 382.
Walk: River Ribble, Jumbles Rocks, Winkley Hall, River Hodder, Kemble End, Greengore.

(3) REDDISHER WOODS - 7 Miles
MP Summerseat Garden Centre GR SD 789 145 PC BL9 5QD
Greenmount Golf Club, Two Brooks, Reddisher Woods & Summerseat

(4) BOTANY BAY CIRCULAR – 5 Miles
Meet at first car park, away from the Botany Bay shopping centre: PR6 9AF.
Blackburn Road, Heapey, Wheelton, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Top Lock. No very strenuous hills but little used paths.

18TH APRIL

(1) DOVESTONES – 11 Miles
Cars to 1st Car park at dam, Dovestone Reservoir, Greenfield.  Off A 635) GR 013 036.
Chew Valley, Greenfield Brook, Raven Stones, Dean Rocks, Alphin Pike.

(2) A LINEAR COASTAL WALK – 11 Miles
Meet at the North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood FY7 6BN GR SD 338 484 Roadside parking available on the waterfront. (Pay and display)
Walk: from Fleetwood to Central Pier, Blackpool, returning by tram. Approx 11 miles, but with the option to return by tram from any point. Refreshments available at the North Euston Hotel, or an optional meal at Senior's Fish & Chip Restaurant, Thornton FY5 4AB on the way home.

(3) STUBBINS
MP Old railway station just before Stubbins Bridge GR 792 181 PC BL0 0NG
Plunge Valley along river to Ramsbottom past the Urn and The Old Mill

(4) ANOTHER WAYOH – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Edgworth Cricket Club CP, behind Barlow Institute.  BL7 0AP
Pleasant View, Wayho Reservoir, Chapeltown.

25TH APRIL

(1) SLAIDBURN/STOCKS RESERVOIR. – 11 Miles
Cars to Slaidburn CP. GR 714523.
Croasdale House,Keribus, Stocks Reservoir.

(2) SMITHILLS MOOR CIRCULAR – 9 Miles
Cars to Moss Bank CP. At the rear of the park BL1 7NJ GR SD 693 113.
Walk: Barrow Bridge, Walker Fold, Winter Hill, Longworth Clough, Gleaves Reservoir, Horrocks Fold and return.

(3)  WILTON ESTATE WALK – 7.5 Miles
MP St. Margaret’s Road entrance to Heaton Park GR SD 824 047, PC M25 2GT
Rhodes Wood, Alrington Hall, Blackley Forest, Hidden Gem Café and garden

(4) WORTHINGTON LAKES – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Worthington Lakes CP on Chorley Road A5106. GR SD 581 105; Nearby post code: WN1 2XN.
Lakeside, Arley Lane, School Lane, Winstanleys, Leeds Liverpool Canal.

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