Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) HOUGHTON/BRINDLE – 10 Miles
Cars to Chapel Lane, Houghton just beyond Houghton Tower, PR5 0RY. GR 616267.
Walk – Hewn Gate Farm, Jack Green, Brindle, Top o’ Lane, Withnell Fold, Silcock Farm.
(2) HISTORIC WETHOUGHTON – 8 Miles
Cars to Lower CP off Cricketer’s Way, downside of Chinese Restaurant, not opposite shops. Turn at traffic lights at Sainsbury’s, BL5 3AJ. GR 653057.
Walk – Westhoughton, Dobb Brow, Borsdane Wood, Top Lock, Borsdane Wood, Golf Club and return.
(3) GIANTS SEAT – 7.5 Miles
Park on Fold Road leading to Giant Seat Garden Centre, M26 1EW.
Walk – Knobb End, Moses Gate and Bury Bolton Canal.
(4) JUMBLES RAMBLE – 5 Miles
Meet at the Jumbles car park. GR 736140.
Walk – Jumbles, Turton Bottoms, Chapel Town, Clough House Lane, Turton Tower, Pillbox, return.
(1) A CIRCUIT AROUND CARNFORTH – 10 Miles
Park in Warton on CP at start of Crag Road just before George Washington pub, LA5 9RB. GR 497724.
Walk – Warton, Pine Lake resort, Lancaster Canal, Crawstone Wood, Crag Bank, Carnforth.
(2) HIDDEN TREASURES OF SUNDERLAND POINT – 8 Miles
Cars to public CP, opposite The Globe. (Currently undergoing a refurb and may be re-named!) at the end of Main St in Overton, just before the causeway to Sunderland Point, LA3 3HF. GR 433579.
Walk – Bazil Point, Overton, Sunderland Point, and return via Potts Corner. A mixture of roads, fields and pebbly shoreline paths.
(3) ABBEY VILLAGE – 7 Miles
Meet at Abbey Village. A675 Belmont. Park Dole Lane opposite Hare and Hounds.
Walk – Sunnyhurst Woods, Tockholes Village area and return.
(4) STEP BACK TO RODDLESWORTH – 5 Miles
Meet at Tockholes Information Centre. BB3 0PA.
Walk – Step Back Brook, New Barn, Hollinshead Hall, Slipper Lowe, River Roddlesworth, Roddlesworth Woods, Ryall Fold.
(5) JUMBLES – 3 Miles
10.30 am start. Cars to Jumbles car park, signposted off Chapeltown Road.
Walk – Leisurely walk round the lake! Lunch in Jumbles Cafe.
(1) LECK VALLEY – 12 Miles
Park at Devil’s Bridge (for a bacon butty?), Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2DF. GR 615782.
Walk – Whoop Hall, Cowan Bridge, Bullpot, Brownthwaite, Casterton.
(2) THREE RIVERS AND OVER BIRDY BROW – 8.5 Miles
Cars to Hurst Green Village Hall CP (charge), BB7 9QQ. GR 684382.
Walk – River Ribble, Jumbles Rocks, Winkley Hall, River Hodder, Kemble End, Greengore.
(3) WALK ON THE WYRE SIDE – 6 Miles
Meet at Marsh Mill Village, Thornton, Cleveleys to the rear of the windmill – Free car park, FY5 4JZ.
Walk – Wyre Estuary Little Thornton Skipool return to Thornton muddy in places.
(4) HORROCKS FOLD – 5 Miles
Meet at Horrocks Wood car park, off Scout Road, BL1 7NZ.
A walk in the area.
(1) THREE LOWES – 13 Miles
Park at end of Cox Green Road at junction with the A666 and opposite Ciao Baby restaurant, BL7 9PS. GR 703163.
Walk – Turton Heights, Three Lowes, Entwistle Reservoir, Cadshaw, Darwen Tower, Cartridge Hill, Witton Weavers’ Way.
(2) WALK AROUND LYTHAM – 9 Miles
Cars to Scanner Bank CP (Fairhaven Lake). Nearest Postcode FY8 1BD. GR 345273. Charge £4.50 all day, some free parking on the road.
Walk – Fairhaven Lake, Dunes to St Annes, Ansdell, Witch Wood, Lytham Hall Park, Lowther Gardens, Promenade and return.
(3) AINSWORTH WATERWAYS – 7 Miles
Meet at Garden Centre Radcliffe, Moor Road, Bradley Fold, BL2 6RE. GR 759086.
Walk – Fishing Lodges to ponds and Reservoirs of Ainsworth.
(4) RIDGMONT RAMBLE – 5/6 Miles
Meet at George’s Lane, opposite the Jolly Crofters, BL6 6RE. Please avoid the snack van. GR 659113.
Walk – A ramble around Bottom o’ th’ Moor and Ridgmont Park.