Number 1 walks start at 10.00 am. All other walks start at 10.30 am unless otherwise stated.
(1) TOCKHOLES – 11.5 Miles
Cars to Chapel Lane, Houghton just beyond Houghton Tower, PR5 0RY. GR 616267.
Walk – Houghton Bottoms, Stanworth Valley, Tockholes, Abbey Village, Gortons Farm, Ollerton Fold, Houghton.
(2) FOULRIIDGE BOUNDARY – 8 Miles
Cars to Wharf Cafe CP. Park at far end near canal, BB8 7PP. GR 888427.
Walk – Foulridge upper reservoir, Throstle Nest, Great Hague Farm, County Brook Mill, Mount Pleasant Chapel, Slipper Hill reservoir. Foulridge Lower reservoir and return.
(3) LEAD MINES CLOUGH – 7 Miles
Meet at Rivington Hall Barn Car Park, Grid Ref 638 148.
Walk – Simms, Lead Mines Clough, Jepsons Gate, Anglezarke Reservoir and return.
(4) REDDISHER WOODS – 5/6 Miles
Meet on Lumb Carr Road near the Hare and Hounds. BL0 9RY.
Walk – Summerseat, Greenmount, Reddisher.
(1) ALUM POT – 12.5 Miles
Horton in Ribblesdale carpark, BD24 0HG. GR 808726.
Walk – Pennine Way, Old Ing, Selside, Alum Pot, Sulber Gate, Crummack Dale, Moughton Lane, Limestone pavements.
(2) DOLPHINHOLME – 10 Miles
Cars to Dolphinholme Village Hall, LA2 9AJ. GR 516533.
Walk – Stonehead Farm Swainshead Farm, Catshaw Hall, Abbeystead, Lentworth Hall and return.
(3) QUARLTON – 7 Miles
Meet at Jumbles Car Park off Bradshaw Road (currently no charge), BL2 4JS. Grid Ref 36 140.
Walk – Top of Quarlton, Harkshaw, Affetside.
(4) ATHERTON, HINDSFORD, ELLENBROOK, LILFORD PARK – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Howe Bridge Sports Centre via the B5212, Eckersley Fold Lane, Atherton, M46 0PJ. Please use lower car park.
Walk – Howe Bridge, Hindsford, Ellenbrook, Gin Pit village, Lilford Park, Leigh and return.
(1) ABBEYSTEAD – 12 Miles
Park in open area as you enter Abbeystead, LA2 9BQ. GR 561 543.
Walk – Abbeystead, Tarnbrook Fell, Mallowdale Pike, Wards Stone.
(2) PENDLE HILL AND RESERVOIRS – 8/9 Miles
Meet at Barley Picnic Site, small charge, donation box on car park, BB12 9JX. GR 823 403.
Walk – Ogden reservoirs, Boar Clough, Pendle Hill beacon, Black Moss Reservoirs, White Hough and return.
(3) KNOWLE HILL – 6 Miles
Meet opposite Owd Betts Pub, PC OL12 7TW.
Walk – Knowle Hill, Green Booth Reservoir, Norden and return.
(4) DOWNHAM – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Village car park, BB7 4BN. GR 784 441.
Walk – Worston, Mearly Hall, Hookcliffe, Clay House.
(5) DOFFCOCKER LODGE – 2.5/3 Miles
Cars to Doffcocker Lodge car park.
Walk round the lodge, Moss Bank park, Church Road. Lunch in Triangle Cafe. (Frequent 125 bus to the Triangle available).
(1) SIZERGH – 12.5 Miles
At J36 of M6 follow A59 in NW direction. After 3.5 miles turn left along A590 and immediately turn right along minor road for a few yards to park at lay by on
left. SD 502 870 (LA8 8EY).
Walk – River Kent, Levens Bridge, Sedegwick, Hawes Bridge, Helsington, Bradley Field, Scout Scar, Holeslack Farm.
(2) FIVE WATERWAYS AND 2 VILLAGES ON THE MOSS – 8.5 Miles
Cars to Bretherton Parish Institute CP, PR26 9AB. GR SD 481 205. Small Driveway between 37 and 39 South Road, look for small defibrillator sign opposite café.
Walk – Bank Hall, Red Bridge, Croston. A flat walk with great views.
(3) THE OTHER COKE OVENS – 7 Miles
Meet at Entwistle Reservoir Dam Car Park Entwistle Reservoir.
Walk – The Other Coke Ovens, Cranberry Moor.
(4) TWO LADS – 5 Miles
Meet at George’s Lane opposite the Jolly Crofters, BL6 6RE. Please avoid the snack van. GR 659 113.
Walk – Matchmoor Lane, Adam Hill, Two Lads, Pike Cottage and return.
(1) INGLEBOROUGH – 11 Miles (+2,200’)
Clapham CP. GR 745 692 (LA2 8EQ).
Walk – Trow Gill, Gaping Gill, Ingleborough, Fell Beck Head, Sulber Gill, Crumnack, Thwaite Lane.
(2) STUBBINS, RAMSBOTTOM CIRCULAR – 8 Miles
Cars to Stubbins Vale Road, from A676 at Stubbins turn left at Stubbins one way bridge onto Stubbins Street, then right onto Stubbins Vale Road. Nearest postcode BL0 0NP. GR 791 180.
Walk – A walk around Ramsbottom via Irwell Vale and Helmshore.
(3) BEAMERS TRAIL – 6/7 Miles
Meet at Witton Country Park Main Car Park (Off Preston Old Road), BB2 2TP. GR 662 271.
Walk – Crow Wood, Billinge Wood, Haughton Bottoms, Pleasington.
(4) A BIT OF BULLY – 5/6 Miles
Meet at Rivington Village Green. Nearest post code: BL6 7SD.
Walk – To High Bullough Reservoir via Yarrow and Anglezarke Reservoirs, returning along The Street.