Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) AROUND THE TOWER – 10 Miles
Cars to Visitor Centre CP, Tockholes, SD 665 215.
Walk – Darwen Tower, Darwen moor, Slipper Lowe, Roddlesworth.
(2) ANGLEZARKE & WHITE COPPICE
Cars to: Angelzarke reservoir CP. Nearest postcode PR6 9DQ, GR SD619162.
Walk – Heapey Fold Lane, Healey Nab, White Coppice, Sharrocks, Strongstry Bank and return.
(3&4) CHRISTMAS TREE WALK – 3/4 Miles
MP the upper Entwistle car park, Batridge Barn. GR 721172; nearby postcode: BL7 0NF.
A short walk round Entwistle Reservoir to enjoy the decorated trees, including a lunch stop at the Strawbury Duck (optional).
(1) AROUND SWINSHAW MOOR – 11 Miles
Cars to CP (free) at rear of Market Stalls, off Newchurch Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 7QX. SD 814 232.
Walk – Height Side Farm, Clowbridge Reservoir, White Hill, Lumb, Wheat Head.
(2) THURSDEN VALLEY CIRCULAR – 8/8.5 Miles
Parking in Worsthorne village square, near the church BB10 3NH, GR SD875 324.
Walk – Extwistle Moor, Ben Edge, Reive Edge & return via Thursden Valley.
(3) TURTON INDUSTRIES, GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN THE PRESIDENTS WALK – 7 Miles
MP Barlow Institute, GR SD741166, PC BL7 0AP.
Walk – Chapeltown, Entwistle, Greens Arms, and return.
(4) ROAMING ROUND RIVVIE – 5 Miles
Meet at the CP opposite Rivington & Blackrod High School, GR SD 635 128, BL6 7RU.
A walk to suit the weather.
(1) HOLCOMBE MOOR AND IRWELL VALLEY – 11 Miles
Cars to CP at Holcombe (beneath Peel Tower), SD 781 163.
Walk – Peel Tower, Chatterton close, Irwell Vale, Ramsbottom.
(2) IRWELL VALLEY RAMBLE – 9 Miles
Cars to: Moses Gate Country Park CP, BL4 7QS, GR SD741 068.
Walk – Prestolee, Ringley, Clifton Country Park, Irwell Sculpture Trail & return.
(3) NUTTALL PARK – 7 Miles
MP Nuttall Park CP, GR SD 795163.
Walk – Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom, Chatterton, Lumb, Irwell Vale (lunch) and return via Stubbins and Ramsbottom.
(4) LOSTOCK BUT NO BARREL – 5/6 Mile
Meet at Doffcocker Lodge/Triangle Church car park. BL1 5SL.
Walk – Old Hall Regent Park, Lostock, High Rid.
(1) DEERPLAY MOOR – 11 Miles
Cars to CP opposite Rose’n’Bowl pub on A681, Stacksteads. SD 846 218
Walk – Dean, Thieveley Pike, Long Lane, The Hile.
(2) BRADSHAW VALLEY – 8.5 Miles
Cars to: Thicketford Road off A58, Nearest Postcode BL2 2LN, GRSD735 105.
Walk – Firwood Fold Longsight Park Jumbles Café Affetside Side of Moor return.
(3) TANDLE HILL RAIL RAMBLE – 7 Miles
MP Bolton Railway Station Platform in time for 9.45am Rochdale train.
CP at station PC M24 2EH Free for concessionary GN pass holders.
Circular walk from Miles Hill Station Chadderton Hall Park, Oldham Way & Rochdale Canal.
Please check train times near the date of walk in case of work/timetable changes
(4) HAIGH HALL CIRCULAR – 6 Miles
MP Aspull Civic Centre CP off the Aspull to Wigan Road, GR. SD 611078. WN2 1PJ.
Walk – Top Lock, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Astleys, Haigh Hall, Haigh Plantations.
(1) HOGHTON / BRINDLE – 10 Miles
Cars to park in Barracks Lane, Hoghton. SD 644 266.
Walk – Hewn Gate Farm, Jack Green, Brindle, Withnell Fold, Ollerton Fold, Silcock 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, a Burnt Edge, Edge Lane and return via Barrow Bridge.
(3) WILTON ESTATE WALK 7 Miles
MP St Margaret Road entrance to Heaton Park (£3 charge), GR SD 824 047, PC M25 2GT.
Walk – Rhodes Wood, Alkrington Hall, Blackley Forest, Hidden Gem Café and Gardens.
(4) BRADLEY FOLD 6 Miles
Cars to Crosby Road, Radcliffe (off Higher Ainsworth Road) M26 4JL.
Walk – Walshaw, Bradley Fold.