Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) ASHWORTH VALLEY – 11 Miles
Cars to Burrs Country Park, Bury. GR 796 130.
Walk – Summerseat, Ramsbottom Park, Harden Moor, Deeply Vale, Ashworth Valley, Birtle.
(2) WINTER WANDER – 8.5 Miles
Meet at Burrs Country Park, Bury, Chimney CP. BL8 1DA. GRSD 798 126.
Walk – Summerseat, Ramsbottom Park, Buckhurst, Birtle, Chesham and return.
(3) TOP LOCK AND CANAL – 6.5 Miles
Park at Aspull Civic Centre, WN2 1PJ. SD 611 078.
Walk – Top Lock, Leeds/Liverpool Canal, Haigh Hall, Haigh Plantations.
(4) BURY RAMBLE – 6 Miles
Meet on Crosby Road, Radcliffe, off Higher Ainsworth Road, M26 4JL.
Walk – Ainsworth and Reservoirs.
(1) MERE & MOSSES LOOP – 12 Miles
Cars to Mere Sands CP (Wildlife Trust) £2.00 fee, Homeswood Road, Rufford. L40 1TG. SD 456 157.
Walk – Rufford, Leeds/Liverpool Canal, Burscough, Martin Mere.
(2) TOCKHOLES – 8 Miles
Cars to Tockholes information centre BB3 0PA, GR SD 665 215.
Walk – Roddlesworth Resevoir, Sunnyhurst Wood, Jubilee Tower Terrace, Hollingshead Hall and return.
(3) PRESIDENTS WALK – 7 Miles
Meet – Barlow Institute Edgworth, BL7 0AP. GR SD 741 166.
Walk – Barlow Institute, Turton Tower, Entwistle Reservoir, and return.
(4) A BIT OF BULLY – 5/6 Miles
Meet on Rivington Village Green, nearest post code BL6 7SD.
Walk to High Bullough Reservoir via the Yarrow and Anglezarke Reservoirs, returning along The Street.
(1) QUARLTON HEIGHTS – 9 Miles
Cars to Barlow Institute, Edgworth. GR 741 166.
Quarlton Heights, Beetle Hill, Harcles Hill, Peel Tower,
Range House, Higher Barn Farm.
(2) SMITHILLS MOOR WALK – 8 Miles
Park at main car park, Smithills Hall. Turn right off Smithills Dean Road, BL1 7NP. GR SD 694 119.
Walk – Smithills Hall, Tippett House, Burnt Edge, Edge Lane & return via Barrow Bridge.
(3) OLD BIRCLE/BURY LIDO – 7 Miles
Meet – Bury Lido Car Park (free), BL9 6NG. GR SD 809 123.
Walk – Bevis Green, Buckhurst school, Scotland lane, Old Bircle and Irene West return.
(4) TOWERS AND TURRETS – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Jumbles car park: possible small charge. BL2 4JS. GR 736 140.
Walk – Last Drop, Horrobin Fold, Turton Tower, Chapeltown, Turton, Bottoms and Jumbles.
(1) THREE RESERVOIRS – 10 Miles
Cars to Entwistle Reservoir top CP, off Green Arms Road, GR 722 173.
Walk – Turton Heights, Witton Weavers Way, Wayoh Reservoir Whittlestone Head, Tom Barn, Entwistle reservoir.
(2) THURSDEN VALLEY CIRCULAR – 8 Miles
Parking in Worsthorne village, Burnleym Meet at the Church Square. BB103NT, GR SD 875 323.
Walk – Extwistle Moor, Ben Edge, Swinden Water, Reive Edge & return via Thursden Valley.
(3) SNOWDROP WALK – 7 Miles
Meet – A675 south of Riley Green near Boatyard, PR5 0SP. GR SD 624 252.
Walk – Canal Path, Hoghton Bottoms, Offerton Fold.
(4) WALLSUCHES – 6 Miles
Meet on George’s Lane, opposite the Jolly Crofters: please keep away from the snack van. BL6 6RE. GR 659 114.
Walk – Wallsuches, Tiger Clough or Pike Cottage and Rivington Great House (Lower) Barn. Lunch available at Lower Barn if wished.