Saturday Walks – April 2023

Walks start at 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.

1st April

Darwen Tower Unwrapped and the West Pennine Moors – 6 miles
Meet and park at the Royal Arms pub, Tockholes Road, Ryal Fold, Darwen, BB 30PA. GR 665 215.
Walk – The Jubilee Tower, Woodland and the Roddlesworth reservoirs.

8th April

A Walk in the Park! – 6 miles
Meet and park in the top carpark at the junction of Factory Lane and Preston Road, Whittle le Woods. GR: 579 216. Postcode approx. PR67PS (this postcode is for the school next to factory lane). First left after church.
Walk – Cuerden valley park and surrounding area.

15th April

A Wander around Wheelton – 7 miles
Meet and park on road by Red Lion, Wheelton village, PR6 8EU.
Walk – Chapel Lane, Heapey, White Coppice, Brinscall.

22nd April

Helmshore Heights – 6/7 miles
Meet and park at Textile Mill, Helmshore, BB4 4NP. GR: 777 215.
Walk – Ravenshore, Burnt Hill, Tor Hill, Rushy Leach. Some climbing!

29th April

A shorter, but not easier walk for all, Smithills moor – 4.5 miles
Meet and park at Walker Fold carpark, Walker fold road, nearest postcode BL1 7PT. GR: 676 122.
Walk – The woodland trust on Smithills estate, Burnt Edge, Two Lads, Holdens, Sugar Loaf, Woods, Centenary Bolton HF bench!