ALL THE LATEST NEWS- including any NEW RECENTLY ARRANGED WALKS, changes to walks or leaders


Car Sharing is now allowed therefore from 1 June we will meet at Plantation Street Car Park 



Wednesdays 9 am for A group and 9.30 B group      Sundays meet at time specified on the programme

If you wish to go direct to the starting point of the walk please arrange this with the walk leader.



Wednesday 20th October

B walk- Rossendale Way- 6 miles leader Lorraine Acklam

A walk- Garstang 10 miles leader Brian Wohlters


Wednesday 13th October

A walk- 10 miles Brockholes (Samlesbury) leader Brian

B walk- Lumbuttts for Stoodley Pike 6.5 miles leader Robin


Wednesday 6th October

B walk- Chipping 8 miles- leader Allan Cook

A group Stanbury 11 miles leader Brian Wohlters


Wednesday 29th September

B group Tockholes choice of 6 or 9 miles leader Barbara Cocken

A group Stanbury 11 miles leader Brian Wohlters- cancelled due to traffic incident

Wednesday 22nd September

B group- Burnsall- 8 miles- leader Robin

A group-Foulridge- 10 miles-leader Brian

Wednesday 15th September

A group Gisburn 10 miles Leader Brian

B group Cross Hills and park on  PARK RD postcode BD20 8BG, a 7 miles circular walk taking in Cononly - Bradley and Farnhill moor Jubilee Tower then returning to Cross Hills leader  Allan

Wednesday 8th September

A group Sawley 10 miles leader Brian

B group Tolkein Trail- 7 miles leader Kathryn

Wednesday 1st September

A walk- Kelbrook- 10 miles- leader Joan

B walk- Burnsall 7.5 miles-leader Robin


Wednesday 11th August

A walk Cowling 10 miles leader Brian

B walk Hellifield 7.5 miles leader Robin

Wednesday 4 August 

A walk Worsthorne 10 miles leader Brian

B walk Rathmell 8 miles leader Robin



Wednesday 28th July

B walk- Chipping 7.5 miles- leader Stuart/Robin

A walk- Hebden Bridge 10 miles - leader Brian

Wednesday 21st July

A walk, Haworth, 10 miles C leader Brian

B walk Paythorne 6.5 miles D leader Allan/Robin

Wednesday 14th July

A walk- Linton- 10 miles leader Brian

B walk- Malham 6.5 miles leader Robin

Wednesday 7th July

A group- Healey Nab and Anglezarke Reservoir- 10 miles leader Brian

B group- Stainforth and Feizor- 7.5 miles- leader Robin


Wednesday 30th June

B walk-

Meeting point : Buckden car park .. charge £? .. (RHS on far side of village) BD23 5JA  : walk will start at 10.30hrs : leader = Robin.  From Bucken, we follow the River Wharfe valley through Hubberholme and up to Yockenthwaite : after a short climb, we follow the ridge along to Cray  and then after another short climb, descend back to our starting point via Buckden rake. Stunning walk / views .. well worth the extra travelling. 7.5 miles mainly easy walking with a couple of gentle climbs thrown in ! Boots recommended + walking poles if you normally use them.

Bring a butty ! (there is a nice pub in Cray if anyone fancies an afternoon tipple)

Regards – Robin.

A walk- 10 miles from Rylstone leader Brian

Wednesday 23rd June

A walk Malham 10 miles B grade leader Brian

B walk 8 mile circular walk : moderate. Leader = Stuart

Gradual climb up to Great Edge on the eastern side of the valley followed by a long/slow decent back down to the canal before returning to start point  .  Super 360’ panoramic views well worth the slow / gradual climb ! Bring a butty !



Wednesday 16th June

B walk Start at Irwell Vale railway station departing at 09.30 : Approx. 7 miles .. steep in places .. walking sticks recommended : leader = Dorothy/Paul.

A walk 10 miles Low Bradley from Ings Lane Keighley Rd leader Brian Wohlters

Wednesday 9th June

B group

Starting point : travelling west on the A65 towards Clapham, take the first right turn for Austwick (Graystonber Lane) and park on the RHS by the small bridge as you enter Austwick village. The walk will start at 10.00 hours based on setting off from Plantation Street car park at 09.00 hrs. (members are still welcome to meet at the starting point but please note the earlier time)

Leader = Robin : 7.5 mile circular walk taking in Wharfe Woods, Wharfe and Clapham before returning to Austwick. Gentle / undulating route apart from short / steep climb up to Wharfe woods ( some steps involved) : excellent views and hopefully wild flowers around Wharfe Woods. Bring a butty.

A group- Cartmel Car Park 10 miles B leader Brian- meet 9.30 P St CP or contact Brian for details of the start point




Wednesday 2 June

B walk

Meeting point : car park adjacent to visitors centre .. Beacon Fell Country Park : PR3 2NL (charge £1 all day ?) : walk starts 10.00hrs / bring a butty. Leader = Stuart.8 mile circular walk following the River Brock (bluebells out hopefully) then on to Inglewhite (lunch stop) before the long/gradual climb back to Beacon Fell (the last mile is a little steeper ! ) : moderate.

A walk- leader Brian- 10 miles TBA


Wednesday 26th May


B walk-

Meeting point : Riverside car park in Townley Park, Burnley : what3words address  ///liner.assets.bars : charge £1.50 : walk starts 10.00hrs / bring a butty. Leader = Robin.

7.5 mile circular walk taking in sections of Burnley Way, Long Causeway and Pennine Bridleway and returning via Holme Chapel. Several “gentle hills” on mainly good tracks. Moderate.

A walk- leader Brian 10 miles C Meet in Barrow at the Bay Horse Pub BB7 9AZ at 10 am

Limited parking is available on the pub car park  or on the street


Here are the details for the walks on Wednesday 19th May.
   B Group

Meet at the playing fields, Tower Road, Pleasington, BB2 5LE 10 am Leader Susan Verity
    Approximately 8.5 miles over fields and tracks, taking in Crow Wood, Yellow Hills, Salmesbury and Alum Scar. Much of it will be familiar to many of you....   
    Mostly easy walking with a couple of short steep inclines.
    There is bound to be mud!
    A Group

Meet at Farmers Arms Chorley Rd Parbold L40 3SL 10 miles C leader James Jolly   



Wednesday 12th May

B walk- Leader : Barbara/Robin

Meeting point : Roddlesworth information centre , Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA : walk starts 10.00hrs. Approx 7.5 miles / moderate : circular walk through woods, Abbey village, Ryal Fold, Hollinshead hall before returning to information centre. Bring a butty !


A walk- Leader Brian-

Meeting 10 am Hurst Green BB7 9QS whatthreewords sadly.hammocks.revised.

10 miles

Wednesday 5th May

B walk-

Leader : Stuart/Robin

Meeting point : Slaidburn village car park BB7 3ES (charge = £2.50)

8 mile circular walk around western side of Stocks Reservoir : lower moorland with some hills : Moderate. Walking boots required.Walk starts 10.00hrs : bring a butty.

A walk-  10 miles

leader James Jolly Clitheroe group meeting at 10 am

Austwick Bridge Grid ref SD769682 Postcode LA2 8BY

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Monday 3rd May

Ramble with Rotary- An easy 3 mile walk from Heys Court Oswaldtwistle to Jackhouse and Rhyddings Park to see Church and Oswaldtwistle's Purple for Polio Flower Bed- bring a picnic to enjoy in the park. Leader Dawn Taylor


Wednesday 28th April

Leaders: Paul Davis, Susan Verity.
    Terrain. Easy walking , hardly any mud, with undulating stretches. Boots and poles recommended.
    Distance: Eight mile circular, moderate walk.
    Meeting Point: Clough Head cafe car park ,Grane Road, Haslingden. BB4 4AT. Aiming to start  at 10.00 am.
    Weather forecast, looking clear and sunny, so looking forward to some fantastic views .
    Don’t forget to bring your sandwiches and cake !
    The maximum group size is still 30 and the Covid rules are still in place as issued

A group

Leader Brian Wohlters- 10 miles B walk from Hurstwood Reservoir car park BB10 3LQ

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Wednesday 21st

B group

Meeting point : Bayley arms Hurst Green : BB7 9QB .. please park on road NOT pub car park. Walk starts 10.00hrs. 7 mile circular walk : Hurst Green / Green Gore/Longridge Fell (forest path)/Kemple end returning via Stockbridge/ Stoneyhurst : moderate/C

Bring a butty ! Regards – Robin.

A group walk -details are as follows, park on The Ram (pub)  Cliviger. to start walk at 10 am

Full address 399 Burnley Rd Burnley BB10 4SU.


Start time approx 10 miles. grade B walking part of Burnley Way and climbing to Thievely Pike 

Leader Kathryn davies 

Wednesday 14th April

A group- 10 miles C from Downham leader James Jolly (Clitheroe member) meet at 10 am at the village car park

Leader : Robin : 7.5 mile circular walk : Brinscall -> Higher Wheelton -> Brindle -> Brinscall : Moderate / relatively easy walking .. some muddy stretches and gentle climbs : walking boots required / bring your walking poles if you normally use them. Bring a butty !

Meeting point : Lodge Bank / opposite Brinscall baths : PR6 8QU : walk starts 10.00hrs.



Wednesday 7th April- choice of three walks

  • (leader = Stuart): Bolton-by-bowland / Fooden circular : approx.. 7 miles / moderate : Meeting point .. car park (next to bridge/post office, 2 Main Street, Bolton-by-bowland, Clitheroe BB7 4NW : meet at 09.45 for 10.00 start.
  • Leader- Brian- Wheelton from Top Lock Pub car park- 10 miles B meet at  10 am Cophurst Lane Whittle Le Woods PR6 8LS
  • Leader Pauline-Nick of Pendle- 10 miles B meet at  Plantation Street 9.30 am to set off at 10 am from Clitheroe Rd Lay bys below Ski slope nearest post code BB7 9HN

Wednesday 31st March- 9.30 am From Witton. 10 miles meet at map ref 656268 leader Brian Wohlters call 07514433800 for more details

Wednesday 31st March (leader = Robin): Foulridge / Salterforth circular : approx.. 7 miles / moderate .. over White Moor to Salterforth and back along canal : Meeting point .. Foulridge Wharf, Café Cargo, Warehouse Lane, Foulridge, Colne BB8 7PP (car park behind café .. coffee & snacks available + toilets) : meet at 09.45 for 10.00 start : bring a butty


Sunday 3rd January (if we are still in tier 3 and not 4 ) CANCELLED DUE TO TIER RESTRICTIONS

Nick o' Pendle 6 miles C meet at 10 to set off at 10.15

Park on Clitheroe to Sabden Rd 500 yards south of Wellsprings BB7 9HN

Wednesday's walk, 30th December is from Gorples reservoir car park at 10.15am ( Google maps will take you straight there) which is on the road between Widdop reservoir and the Pack Horse. Grid ref 948 323, postcode HX7 7AZ. It's around 8 miles and mostly good under foot so I'd call it a C.

Regards John Chapman



Sunday 27th December 2020

Meet at Clough Head Cafe Grane Rd Haslingden BB4 4AT

10 am 8 miles C leader Dawn Taylor 07756470336


Wednesday 23rd December 2020 choice of 2 walks-

10 miles B meet at 9.45 am leader Brian Wohlters

Parking place before the bridge to Ribchester Barker Brow, nearest postcode PR3 3ZQ  grid ref sd 661 348 what 3 words - Wants. Send. Seabirds. 


Stuart will be leading the walk. Approx 6.5 mile circular walk (moderate) around Waddington area

Meet at Twitter Lane car park, Waddington BB7 3LG @ 09.30hrs for 09.45hrs start : bring a butty .


Sunday 20th December

Meet at Spring Wood Picnic Site car park 10 am Whalley 7 miles C leader Dawn Taylor- bring a Christmas Tipple and Nibbles for a Festive socially distanced 'party' at the picnic site at the end of the walk

Wednesday 16th December-  choice of two walks

Meeting Sunnyhurst Wood Car Park Darwen at 9.45 am  10 miles B leader James Jolly

Meet at Anglezarke Reservoir car park. 

Moor Rd, Chorley PR6 9DQ 

For a 7 mile walk around 'Boltons lake district'

Meet at 10am Leader Sue Coady

Wednesday 9th December

Meeting/start point = 09.45hrs at Spring Wood car park Whalley BB7 9UE (nearest post code).

8.2 mile circular walk (Sabden circular : outward leg follows lower slopes of Pendle Hill to Churn Clough reservoir before returning past Sabden and the other side of the valley) : Moderate with some hills and mud guaranteed .Bring a butty.Regards – Robin.

Wednesday  December 9th 9.45 Brian Wohlters leader- 10 miles B from Downham Car Park

Sunday 6th December-9.45 Brian Wohlters leader- 10 miles B from Whalley Abbey