Wednesday Walks - July 2017

  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.

5TH JULY

(1)  BEYOND BURY - 11.5 Miles
Cars to CP at Clarence Park Lido. GR 809 123.
Chesham Woods, Cleggs Wood, Red Lumb, Knowl Hill, Ashworth Moor, Reservoir, Croston Close Road, Walmersley Golf Club.

(2)  DUNSOP BRIDGE - 9.5 miles & 1,000 ft of ascent
Meet at Dunsop Bridge CP (small charge) GR SD 661 502
Oxenhurst, Burn House, Gamble Hole Farm, Newton, River Hodder, Hodder Bank Fell, Burnholme, Dunsop Bridge.

(3)  HERITAGE TRAIL - 7 Miles
MP The Royal Oak Riley Green Hoghton PR5 0SL park on road  GR SD 621 254
Hoghton, Gregson Lane ,Brindle Lodge, Gowan’s Lane

(4)  BELOW THE PIKE - 5.5 Miles
MP George’s Lane, Horwich, opposite the Jolly Crofters.  Please avoid the snack van. 
Wallsuches, Tiger Clough, Rivington Lane, George’s Lane.

12TH JULY

(1)  ARNSIDE/SILVERDALE - 11 Miles
Cars park on front at Arnside. GR 456 787.
White Creek, Silverdale, Arnside Tower, Arnside Knot, Arnside.

(2)  KELBROOK - 8 Miles
Meet at Kelbrook Church.  Park in village BB18 6UF GR SD 903 447
Harden Clough, Black Lane Ends, Jerusalem Farm, Kelbrook Moor.

(3)  WHALLEY NAB AND READ - 7 Miles
MP Whalley Abbey BB7 9SS  SD 729 352
Whalley Nab, Cock Bridge Read Old Bridge, Clark Hill and return

(4)  DOWNHAM - 5/6 Miles
MP Village CP GR 784 441
Worston, Mearly Hall, Hookcliffe, Clay House.

19TH JULY

PRESIDENT’S DAY

26TH JULY

(1)   KINDER SCOUT - 10 Miles
Cars to Sett Valley Trail CP. Hayfield. GR 036 869.
William Clough, Ashop Head, Kinder Downfall, Kinder Low, Edale Cross, Coldwell Clough.

(2) MANCHESTER MOSSES - 9/10 Miles
Meeting point  in Marsland Green Lane, off A572 Manchester Rd, 1st left after Golf Driving Range. GR 685 997
Walk: Astley Moss, Chat Moss, Irlam Moss, Little Woolden Moss Nature Reserve and return.

(3)  BEAMERS TRAIL- 6 Miles
MP Witton Country Park BB2  2TP Main CP (off Preston Old Rd.)  GR SD 662 271
Billinge Wood, Hoghton Bottoms, Pleasington

(4)  WORSLEY CIRCULAR - 5 Miles
Cars to Barton Arms CP, Worsley. M28 2ED.
Bridgewater Canal, Worsley Golf Course, Loopline, Beeskey Green, Worsley Delph, Worsley Village.  No steps.  No steep climbs.

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