Wednesday Walks – June 2022

Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.

1st June

(1) A Mast Meander! – 12.5 miles
Meet at car park at E end of Doffcocker Lodge, BL1 5SH. SD 687 104. On B6226 turn R opposite Triangle Church along a short track to the Lodge.
Walk – Mossbank, Barrow Bridge, Smithills, Horrocks Fold, Winter Hill, Walker Fold, Old Links & back to Lodge.

(2) Earby By The Ways – Pennine and Pendle – 8.5 miles
Cars to Cemetery Road Car Park, Earby, BB18 6QX. GR SD 909 469/
Walk – Gaylands Lane, Pennine Way, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Pendle Way to St Mary le Gill, Grange Farm and return.

(3) In and Out of Danger – 6.5 miles
Meet at Junction Hawkshaw Lane and Bolton Road, BL8 4JL. Grid Ref. SD 758150.
Walk – Simons Farm, Boardmans, Lower House and return.

(4) Affetside/Tottington – 5.5 miles
Meet at Owlerbarrow Road, off Walshaw Road, nearby postcode BL8 1RD.
A walk in the area.

8th June

(1) Mere and Mosses – 12 miles
Cars to Mere Sands Wood Car Park, Rufford.  (Off B5246 Holmeswood Road) £4 charge. SD 448 157 (L40 1TL).
Walk – Rufford, L&L Canal, Burscough, Martin Mere.

(2) A Local Walk with History – 8 miles
Cars to the cobbled road leading to the Van Leeuwen factory off Crompton Way Bolton, please all park on one side of the road, BL1 8TY. GR SD 7214 1145.
Walk – Eagley Brook, Jumbles, Bradshaw Brook, Hall I’th Wood and return.

(3) Woods and Water – 7 miles
Meet at Top Jumbles Car Park (off Chapeltown Road not main car park). GR SD 729 141.
Walk – Holt Fold, Torra Barn, Cheetham Close, Entwistle, Wayoh, Turton Tower and Jumbles.

(4) By the Irwell – 5/6 Miles
Meet by the side of the waste water treatment works before Giant’s Seat Garden Centre on Red Rock Lane, M26 1FL. GR 767 046.
A walk in the area.

15th June

(1) Sawley and the Ribble Gorge – 10 miles
Park at Spread Eagle Pub car park Sawley, BB7 4NH. SD 776 465.
Walk – Skirden Bridge, Bolton by Bowland, Bolton Park, Fooden, Gisburn Park, Ribble Way.

(2) Garstang to Calder Vale – a walk with some stiles – 8 miles
Cars to car park at the top of High Street alongside the Riverview building. Charge of £3.50 for the day. PR3 1EF. GR SD 4915 4529.
Walk – Garstang to Greenhalgh Castle then gentle climb and descent to Calder Vale. Return takes in the old Pilling Railway.

(3) Beamers Trail – 6/7 miles
Meet at Witton Country Park main car park (off Preston Old Road), BB2 2TP. GR SD 662 271.
Walk – Crow Wood, Billinge Wood, Haughton Bottoms, Pleasington.

(4) Jepson’s Gate – 5 miles
Meet on the Village Green, Rivington. Park nearby. Nearest post code: BL6 7SD.
Walk – Yarrow Reservoir, Leadmines Clough, Jepson’s Farm, Anglezarke Reservoir, The Street.

22nd June

(1) Dunsop Bridge – 10 miles
Car park is at SD 661 503 (BB7 3AZ)
Walk – Oxenhurst, Burn House, Newton, R Hodder, Hodder Bank Fell, Burnholme, Dunsop Bridge.

(2) Settle – 9 miles
Cars to Greenfoot car park. Turn right just after the Falcon Manor Hotel and follow the road round, BD24 9HL. GR SD 820 634.
Walk – Dales Highway, Stackhouse, Lower Winskill, Attamire Scar, Lambert Lane and return.

(3) Highs and Lows of Rivington – 7 miles
Meet at Georges Lane opposite Jolly Crofters (Please avoid snack bar). GR SD 659 114.
Walk – Rivington Lower Barn, Liverpool Castle, Tiger Clough, Wallsuches.

(4) Yarrow Valley – 6 miles
Meet at Yarrow Valley Country Park, off Birkacre Road, PR7 3QL. GR 570153.
Walk – Birkacre, Burgh Hall, Duxbury Wood, Yarrow Valley Park and return.

(5) Worsley Wonder – 3 miles
Cars to Barton Arms, Worsley.
Walk – Worsley, Canal to Monton and back, Worsley Delph, Mill Brow. Lunch in Barton Arms hotel.

29th June

(1) Monks Road – 12 miles
Park at Arncliffe Village Green, BD23 5QE. SD 932 718.
Walk – Monks Road, Middle House Farm, Monks Road, Malham Tarn, Street Gate, High Lineseed Head, Arncliffe Cote, River Skirfare, Arncliffe.

(2) Fairies, Falls and Windmills – 8 miles
Cars to layby at the foot of Parbold hill on A5209. Nearest Postcode WN6 9EQ. GR SD 516 109.
Walk – Fairy Glen, Parbold, Hunters Hill, Harrock Hill, High Moor and return.

(3) Quarlton – 7 miles
Meet at Jumbles Car Park off Bradshaw Road (currently no charge), BL2 4JS.
Walk – Top o Quarlton, Hawkshaw, Affetside.

(4) Turton Tower – 5 miles
Meet and park at the Jumbles car park off Chapeltown Road, NOT the main car park. GR SD 729 141. Nearby
postcode: BL7 9AJ.
Walk – Jumbles, Turton Bottoms, Chapeltown, Turton Tower, Torra Barn, Holts Fold and back.