Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) VIEWS OF THE THREE PEAKS – 11 Miles
Cars to Beckermonds CP, Upper Wharfedale. GR 876 803.
Walk – Langstrothdale Chase, Cam End, Pennine Way, Dales Way, Aughtershaw.
(2) GARGRAVE – 9 Miles
Cars to Gargrave CP. Nearest postcode BD23 3RL. GR SD 932 543.
Walk – Gargrave, Haw Crag, New Laithe, Friars head, Flasby and return.
(3) SMITHILLS MOOR – 7 Miles
Meet – new car park on Scout Road PC, BL1 7PS.
Walk – Barrow Bridge through the Smithills Estate to Horrocks Fold and back across Smithills Moor.
(4) HIGH QUALITY TOCKHOLES – 5/6 Miles
Meet at the Tockholes Information Centre. BB3 0PA.
Walk – Tockholes, Higher Hill, Abbey Village, Roddlesworth.
9th October – Coach Trips To Grasmere
(1) 10.5 Miles
Brochole (NY390 011) to Grasmere, a linear walk. Brochole, Skellghyll Lane, Ambleside, River Rothy, Rydal Water, Loughrigg Terrace, Grasmere. NB 1700ft of climb.
(2) 9.5 Miles
Walk – Town End, Rydal Mount, Loughrigg Terrace, Scandale Bridge, Rothay Park, The Wykes and return.
(3) 6 Miles
Coffin route from Grasmere to Rydal via Dove Cottage. Stop at Rydal Hall for café and garden Return to Grasmere via Rydal Church and Rydal water.
No 4 walkers can join us & return from Rydal to Grasmere by local bus.
(1) GREAT HILLS – 12 Miles
Cars to Sunnyhurst CP Darwen (beyond Sunnyhurst Pub) GR 679 224.
Walk – Darwen Tower, Cartridge Hill, Finger Post, Great Hill, Roddlesworth Reservoirs.
(2) ALTERNATIVE SILVERDALE – 9 Miles
Cars to RSPB Leighton Moss, Storrs Lane Silverdale, LA5 0SW. GR SD 476 750. Park across the road from the visitor centre, small charge.
Walk – Hawes Water, Cringle Brow, Crag Foot and return.
(3) HOLCOMBE HILL – 7 Miles
Meet – Nuttall Park PC BL0 9LR, GR SD 795 163.
Walk – Nuttall Park, Dundee Lane, Shoulder of Mutton, Holcombe Hill, Peel Tower, Holcombe Moor, Pilgrims Cross, Stubbins, River Irwell, Ramsbottom. Please be aware steep climb at start of walk.
(4) IRWELL VALE – 5 Miles
Meet at Ramsbottom Railway Station car park, BL0 9AL. GR 793 168.
Walk – Stubbins and Irwell Vale.
(5) ATHERTON AND LEIGH RAMBLE (10.30am start) – 3 Miles
Cars to lower car park Howe Bridge Sports Centre, M46 0PJ on B5215.
Walk – Longcauseway, Atherton Hall, Lilford Park, Lilford Wood. Lunch in Gardeners Arms, Howe Bridge.
(1) WARTON CRAG – 9.5 Miles
Cars to Warton CP. SD 498 723.
Walk – Warton Crag, Silverdale, Hawes Water, Yealand Storrs, Leighton Hall.
(2) RIBCHESTER – 9 Miles
Cars to Ribchester car park, small charge, PR3 3ZH. GR S 64948 5210.
Walk – Ribchester, Longridge, Cutlers Hill, Crowshaw and return.
(3) ALL TANDLED UP – 7.5 Miles
Meet – Pavilion Café Chadderton Hall Park, Chadderton Hall Road, Oldham, OL9 0QP. GR SD 896 063 (small car park in park near café, if full there is parking on Chadderton Hall Road).
Walk – Rochdale Canal and Tandle Hill Country Park.
(4) A TURTON ROUND – 6 Miles
Meet at Turton Tower car park: GR SD 732 151; BL7 0HG.
A walk in the area.
(1) ANGLEZARKE MOOR – 11.5 Miles
Cars to CP by Leicester Mill Quarry. GR 620 160.
Walk – Johnsons Farm, Higher Healey, White Coppice, Drinkwaters, Round Loaf, Rivington Hall, Yarrow Reservoir.
(2) EARBY BY THE WAY-PENNINE AND PENDLE – 8.5 Miles
Cars to Cemetery Road Car Park, Earby. BB18 6QX. GR SD 909 649.
Walk – Gaylands Lane to The Mount, Pennine Way to the Leeds Liverpool Canal, Pendle Way to St Mary le Gill, Grange Farm and return.
(3) BURRS COUNTRY PARK – 7 Miles
Meet – Nuttall Park, BL0 9LR. GR SD 795 163.
Walk – Brooksbottoms, Summerseat, Burrs Country Park, return via Walmersley.
(4) ATHERTON, HINDSFORD, TYLDESLEY, GIN PIT, LILFORD PARK – 6 Miles
Meet at Howe Bridge Sports Centre, B5212; Eckersley Fold Lane, Atherton, M26 0PJ. Please use the lower car park.
Walk – Howe Bridge, Hindsford, Tyldesley Park, Gin Pit, Lilford Park.