Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) WHALLEY NAB – 11 Miles
Cars to Springwood Picnic site. GR 741 361.
Walk – Clerk Hill, Wiswell Moor, Sabden, Black Hill, Read Hall, Whalley Nab.
(2) AROUND THE EDGE – 8.5 Miles
Cars to Entwistle lower car park, BL7 0LU. GR SD 722 172.
Walk – A linear walk around the edge of Darwen Moor using the Witton Weaver’s Way and calling at Darwen Tower. Returning by train from Darwen to Entwistle. Please bring change for the ticket.
(3) NO WALK CLUB HOLIDAY
(4) BRINSCALL CIRCULAR – 5/6 Miles
Meet on Lodge Bank by Brinscall Baths, PR6 8QU. GR 627 215.
Walk – Abbey Village, Roddlesworth Reservoir and return.
(1) SAWLEY/DOWNHAM – 11 Miles
Cars to Spread Eagle Pub, Sawley. Park at rear of CP. GR 777 466.
Walk – Ribble Way, Rimmington, Downham, Chatburn, Sawley.
(2) HOGHTON TOWER – 9 Miles
Park in Chapel Lane, Hoghton, PR5 0RY. GR SD 614 266.
Walk – Hoghton, Samlesbury Bottoms, Nabs Head, Riley Green.
(3) EXPLORING MANCHESTER’S CANALS – 6 Miles
Meet – Bolton Railway Station (on platform) for 9.54 am train to Deansgate. Ring leaders if you wish to meet in Manchester.
Manchester concessionary passholders are free (others off peak rail and tram day ticket £9) Tram to Media City. Walk Media City, Salford Quays, Ordsill Hall (short visit around hall which is free to visit with drinks, sandwiches, cakes and snacks available in café), Bridgewater canal, Castlefield, Deansgate. Check changes in train timetable with leaders.
(4) LEADMINES CLOUGH WAR MEMORIAL – 5.5 Miles
Meet on Rivington Village Green. Nearest post code: BL67SD.
Walk – Yarrow Reservoir, Leadmines Clough war memorial, Jephson’s Farm, Anglezaeke Reservoir, The Street.
(1) STACKSTEADS STROLL – 10 Miles
Cars to CP opp. Rose’n’Bowl Pub, Stacksteads. GR 850 217.
Walk – Thieveley Pike, Sculpture Trail, Lower Mow, Grain Farm.
(2) PHEASANT COUNTING COUNTRY – 9 Miles
Cars to Brock Valley Picnic Site Car Park, Nearest Post Code PR3 0PQ. GRSD 548 431.
Walk – Bleasdale Tower, Calder Vale, Cobble Hey and return.
(3) WHEELTON WANDER – 6.5 Miles
Meet – Hill just before the Red Lion at Wheelton PC PR6 8WU. GR SD 600 212.
Walk – Heapy, White Coppice, Brinscall and return
(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.
Walk – Horrocks Wood, Eagley, Ashworth. Alison Howarth Bottoms, Sharples Park, Smithills Wood.
(5) DOFFCOCKER WALK – 3 Miles
Cars to Doffcocker Lodge car park.
Walk – Lodge, Moss Bank Park (coffee stop) Captains Clough, lunch in Triangle Cafe. Frequent bus no. 125 to Triangle.
(1) A BURNLEY CIRCULAR – 11 Miles
Meet – Upper CP, Rowley Lake, Burnley. BB10 3LE. GR 859 326.
Walk – Rowley Lake, Townley Hall, Leeds/Liverpool Canal, Harle Syke.
(2) HISTORIC WESTHOUGHTON – 8 Miles
Meet at Lower CP off Cricketer’s Way, down side of Chinese Restaurant not opposite shops. Turn at traffic lights at Sainsbury’s. BL5 3AJ. GR SD 653 057.
Walk – Westhoughton, Dobb Brow, Borsdane Wood Top Lock, Borsdane Wood, Golf Club.
(3) ENTWISTLE CIRCULAR – 6/7 Miles
Meet – Batridge Barn car park, BL7 0NF. GR SD 721 172.
Walk – Cadshaw, Bull Hill, Whittlestone Head, Entwistle Resevoir
(4) SNOW WALK – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Turton Tower car park, BL7 0HG. GR 732 151.
Walk – Entwistle, Wayoh, Edgworth, Turton Bottoms.