Saturday Walks – March 2024

Walks start at 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.

2nd March

A Well and Nature Reserve – 7 miles
Meet and park on Brookfield Rd, Shevington Moor, Standish. Small free carpark and street parking. Nearest Postcode: WN6 0PH. G.Ref: 547 107.
Walk – Thompson House, Patrick farm, Blainscough Hall, Langtree Hall.

9th March

A new walk: Tontine and Billinge Hill – 6.5 miles
Meet and park outside the Delph Tavern, Tontine, WN5 8UJ. GRSD: 525 044.
Walk – Pimbo bushes, Great Houghwood, Billinge Hill, Mountains Farm.

16th March

The Scotch Man and I – 7.5 miles
Meet and park near Curleys, Wallsuches, BL6 6PP. GRef: 659 114.
Walk – Wilderswood, Winter Hill, Noon Hill, return

23th March

Manchester Urban Heritage Ramble part 2. Waterways and Bridges – 7 miles. Starts at 12 noon.
Meet at Victoria station by the old cafe at 12.00 noon.
Walk – Following the River Irwell down to Salford Quays and Media City. Return via Bridgwater Way, and City Centre ending with a meal in the Northern Quarter.

Also on 23 March…

Chorley 3 Peaks circular (this will be a hard walk) – 12 miles. Starts at 10.30am
Meet and park on Georges Lane at the bottom end, just as you turn off Chorley Old Road. Postcode approx: BL6 6RU. GR: 65929 11466.
Walk – Great Hill, Winter Hill, and Rivington Pike.

30th March

Tottering Temples and Shuttling Fields – 6.5 miles
Meet and park at Community Centre off Gregson Lane Preston, PR5 0DP. GRef: 593 261.
Walk – Shuttling fields, Duckworth House, Mill Wood.