Wednesday Walks - November 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 NOVEMBER

(1) LONGRIDGE FELL - 10 Miles
Cars to Village Hall, Hurst Green. GR 684 383.
Greengore, Longridge Summit, Weed Acre, Walker Fold, Kemple End, Stonyhurst.

(2) WITTON PARK AND HOGHTON BOTTOMS - 10 Miles
Cars to Witton Park car park BB2 2TP GR SD 662 272
Walk: Witton Park, Middle Shorrock Hey Farm, Further Lane, Hoghton Bottoms, Pleasington, Witton Park

(3) A WANDER FROM WHEELTON - 6.5 Miles
MP The Red Lion Wheelton Village PR6 3EU GR SD 600 212
Heapy White Coppice, Brinscall and return

(4) LEADMINES CLOUGH WAR MEMORIAL - 5.5 Miles
Meet on Rivington Village Green. Nearest post code: BL6 7SD.
Yarrow Reservoir, Leadmines Clough war memorial, Jephson’s Farm, Anglezarke Reservoir, The Street

14th NOVEMBER

(1) GLASSON DOCK - 11 miles
Cars to Cockerham Village Hall CP. GR 465 520
Cockersands Abbey, Crook Farm, Glasson Dock, Lancaster Canal, Centre Farm

(2) ONE WAY TICKET **** 10:00a.m. start**** - 9.5 Miles
Cars to George’s Lane, Horwich BL6 6RE GR SD 659 113 at 10:00 a.m. to catch Chorley bus (125) to start of the walk OR meet at 10:30 a.m. at Yarrow Bridge Hotel PR7 4AB GR SD 591 162. (Park in Hoggs Lane)
Walk: Linear walk from Yarrow Bridge, Leeds/Liverpool Canal, Healey Nab, Angelzarke, Rivington and George’s Lane

(3) WOODLANDS, WATERWAYS, WINDMILLS- WIGAN! - 6.5 Miles
MP Haigh Woodlands Park car park (£3 charge) School Lane, Wigan WN2 1PE SD 596 087
Through the park, along the Leeds Liverpool canal, Red Rock

(4) A BUNDLE OF CHILDHOOD MEMORIES - 5.5 Miles
Meet at Horrocks Fold car park, off Scout Road at the Belmont Road End nearest post code: BL1 7NY.
Horrocks Wood, Eagley, Ashworth Bottoms, Sharples Park, Smithills Wood

21st NOVEMBER

(1) AROUND BRINSCALL - 10 Miles
Park on Lodge Bank, adjoining Brinscall Baths. SD 627 214
Brinscall, White Coppice, Heapey, L & L canal, Higher Wheelton

(2) ROSSENDALE WAY RAMBLE - 10 Miles
Cars to Helmshore Textile Museum Car Park on B6235 in Helmshore. BB4 4NP GR SD 778 214
Walk: Tor End, Musbury Heights, Calf Hey, Clough Visitor Centre and return via Hutch Bank

(3) HAIGH HALL - 7 Miles
MP Aspull Civic Centre CP off the Aspull to Wigan Road look out For sign post to New Springs Lions ARLFC/Aspull RUFC. PC WN2 1PJ GR SD 611 078
Top Lock, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Astley, Haigh Hall, Haigh Plantation

(4) SNOW WALK - 5/6 Miles
Meet at Turton Tower car park: GR SD 732 151; BL7 0HG
Entwistle, Wayoh, Edgworth, Turton Bottoms
Walk: Doffcocker, Moss Bank, Captain’s Clough, Lunch at The Triangle.

28th NOVEMBER

(1) DEAN CLOUGH RESERVOIR - 11 Miles
Cars to Springwood CP. Whalley. GR 741 363
Nab Wood, Billington Moor, Dean Clough Reservoir, Great Harwood, Whalley Banks

(2) AROUND HAIGH - 8 Miles
Cars to Worthington Lakes CP, Standish, Wigan (off A5106 Chorley Road) WN1 2XN GR SD 580 105
Walk: Worthington Lakes, Arley Wood, Little Scotland, Haigh Hall, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Red Rock and return.

(3) WHALLEY ALONG THE RIVER - 7 Miles
MP Whalley Abbey PC BB7 9SS GR SD 729 352
Walk along the river to Old Lango returning via Whalley Nab

(4) BRINSCALL CIRCULAR - 5/6 Miles
Meet on Lodge Bank by Brinscall Baths, GR SD 627215; PR6 8QU
Abbey Village, Roddlesworth Reservoir and return

 

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