Wednesday Walks – October 2021

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

6th October

(1) Bolton Abbey – 11.5 miles
Park on layby on left hand side of the A59 approx. 300 meters just after the Draughton signpost. SE 047 532 (BD23 6ED).
Walk – Halton East, Halton heights, Hare head side, The Strid, Bolton Abbey, Bolton Bridge, Lob wood, Hag Head Laithe, Haw Pike and Draughton.

(2) Mere To Mere, A Bird Watching Spectacle? – 7.5 miles
Cars to Mere Sands Wood Visitor Centre, off the B5246 Holmeswood Road, Rufford, L40 1TG. GR SD 447 159. The best and biggest sign is for Mere Sands Kennels, Small charge (£2.00).
Walk – Mere Sands Wood, Rufford Boundary Sandy Way, Tarlscough Lane, Martin Mere Reedbed Walk and return.

(3) Entwistle – 7 miles
Meet at Lower Car Park on Batridge Road, off Green Arms Road, Entwistle, BL7 0NF. GR SD 722 172.
Walk – Cadshaw, Bolton Barn Farm, Bank Wood, Crow Trees Lane. Return.

(4) By The Irwell – 5 miles
Meet by the side of the sewage works before Giant’s Seat Garden Centre on Red Rock Lane. Nearby postcode: M26 1EW. GR 767 046.
A walk in the area.

13th October

Presidents Day Coach Trip To Kendal
See newsletter or contact us for walk details.

20th October

(1) The Halls, Hidden Hamlets & Bronze Age Antiquities Of Burnley – 10.5 miles
Hurstwood Car Park, BB10 3LH. SD 883 312.
Walk – Hurstwood, Rams Clough, Gorple Stones, Burnley Way, Extwistle Moor, Bronte Way, Swinden Acres, Worsthorne.

(2) Barrowford – 9 miles
Cars to: Pendle Heritage Centre Car Park, Barrowford, BB9 6JQ. GR SD 862 398.
Walk – Water Meetings, Higher Ambergill, Hollin, Roughlee and return.

(3) Out And About Round Outwood – 7 miles
Meet at La Roma Restauran, M26 1GT.
Walk – Shore Top, Outwood Trail, Hurst Forest, Giants Seat and return.

(4) Jepson’s Gate – 5 miles
Meet on the causeway at the Bowling Green end, Rivington, BL6 7SE. GR 628143.
Walk – Yarrow Reservoir, Alance Bridge, Lead Mines Clough, Jepson’s Farm, The Street.

27th October

(1) Edge To Edge – 12 miles
Park at Royal Hotel, Tockholes, BB3 0PA. SD 665 215.
Walk – Calf Hey Bridge, Great Hill, Spittlers Edge, Wards Cote, Catherine Edge, Higher Pasture Barn Farm, Stepback Brook.

(2) Chipping – 9 miles
Cars to car park in Chipping (small charge), PR3 2QH. GR SD 665 215.
Walk – Dinkling Green, Hodder Valley and return.

(3) Burrs Country Park – 8 miles
Meet at Burrs Country Park Car Park (near the big chimney, Brown Cow pub andLamppost Café) Woodhill Road, BL8 1DA.
Walk – Burrs Park, Kirklees Trail (the Lines) Greenmount Golf Course, Reddisher Wood, Holcombe Brook, Summerseat, Irwell River. Return to Burrs Park.

(4) Variety Around The Yarrow – 6 miles
Meet at Yarrow Valley Country Park Visitor Centre, PR7 3QL. GR 571 153,
Walk – Big Lodge, the Weir, Drybones Wood, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, across the A6, and return through Spring Wood to the car park.

(5) Monton Green Walk – 3 miles
Cars to Barton Arms Hotel, Worsley, M28 2ED. 10.30 am start.
Walk – Canal path to Monton Green, Worsley Delph, Mill Brow. Lunch in Barton Arms.