Thursday, 27 June 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Start time 10:30
5 miles / 8.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 12:45)
A varied circular walk around the picturesque scenery around Horwich and Rivington. We may visit The Pike, Rivington gardens, Wallsuches, Bottom of the moor, Blackrod, The pigeon tower or Wilderswood.
Thursday, 4 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Saturday, 6 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Start time 8:00
11 miles / 17.7 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:00)
Horton in Ribblesdale to Settle
The longer walk heads out from Horton to the Sulber Nick and we cross limestone pavements to Moughton Scar. We drop down into the valley to reach Austwick Beck and follow the beck to Wharfe before we crossing the limestone pavements of Feizor Thwaite to Stainforth. Here we will visit the extensive limestone kilns, then to Langcliffe and take the Pennine bridleway into Settle. The shorter walk (8 miles) takes the track onto the moors above the river and connects with the Ribble Way that leads to Stainforth. We continue on the Ribble Way as the path wends its way by the side of the River Ribble to Settle.
In addition, a 5 mile will be provided.
Thursday, 11 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Sunday, 14 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Start time 14:00
4 miles / 6.4 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:15)
From the Barlow Institute we head to Crowthorn the site of the historic children home now full of up market residences. Next, we head over to Quarlton Heights with good views over Edgeworth and beyond returning through fields to our starting point
Thursday, 18 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
This week we are walking from TBA
Sunday, 21 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Start time 10:00
9 miles / 14.5 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
These group led walks take in the wonderful countryside, found on our door step, of the West Pennine moors and on occasions slightly further afield. The West Pennines hills are steeped in the history of the Industrial Revolution and we can still see traces of old mine workings, mills and old Manor Houses on our walks.
Thursday, 25 July 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Saturday, 3 August 2019 (Group: Bolton)
10 miles / 16.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Buxton to Tideswell
The both walks follow the track that takes us through the extensive limestone mining area of Tunstead Works and on to the village of Tunstead. Just beyond here we enter Peter Dale and follow the Limestone Way through this dale. The shorter walk (8.5 miles) continues on the Limestone Way out of the dale and takes Slancote Lane to Tideswell, whilst the longer walk enters Monk’s Dale, through the nature reserve, to reach Millers Dale. Here we leave the dale and walk to Tideswell.
Wednesday, 7 August 2019 (Group: Bolton)
Start time 18:45
4 miles / 6.4 km
(Estimated finish time: 20:45)
Starting from Doffcocker Lodge this is a two hour leisurely walk around Smithills, taking in cloughs, fields and forest