Programme 2021- revised 29th July 2021

Date / Time / Walk                                          Grade / Miles / Leader

 

JANUARY

                       

           10th  10.00     Alden Valley Helmshore C/8/JD     

       (can be muddy) - meet at 10.00 am - outside what was the Ana Capri Restaurant - Helmshore Road , Helmshore  BB4 4LU. Plenty of local parking available at the top of Free Lane. Tel 07950 372732


17th 10.00     Foxhill Oswaldtwistle        D/4/DT    

           Easy walking through a local nature reserve and along the canal

Meet at Harvey St Community Centre Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LT parking behind the centre


24th  10.00     Wayoh & Jumbles        C/7.5/SC

WWF fundraiser- linking in to Big Winter Wander- target £100- collection on the day

park on the lane near to Entwistle station post code BL7 0NG Mainly good tracks, but there will be mud.  Start the walk at 10am


      

 

FEBRUARY                                  

            7th    10.00    Great Harwood      B/10/PH  

                  From Allsprings Drive BB6 7RN


 14th   10.00    Stoodley Pike          B/7/DT

Steady climb to this famous landmark      From Shepherds Rest Lumbutts  OL14 6JJ


 21st 10.00     Ribchester               C/7/VB

Start @ Church Street CP Postcode PR3 3YS          OS grid reference SD649352- Explorer map 287    Some road walking. There will be mud


           28th 10.00     Waughs Well Cowpe  B/8/JD

meet on Edgeside Lane Waterfoot Rossendale  outside Valley Academy School.. OL13 0TG , plenty of parking available. Tel 07950 372732


 

MARCH  

 7th    10.00      Hyndburn           B/10/PH

Meet at top gates on Hollins Lane BB5 2LB


14th 10.00     Linton                 B/12/BW  


   

21st    10.00     Anglezarke         C/7.5/SC

Boltons lake district, hilly in places and with mud.  7.2 miles. Free car park. Post code PR6 9DQ. This takes you to the top car park.  You need to follow the road down to the reservoir and turn right at the boulder.  Start from the car park at 10am


        

 

APRIL                                                               

4th    10.00     Brinscall              C/8/DT

EASTER SUNDAY

A bracing stroll through countryside with a short climb to Great Hill

Park at Ryal Fold BB3 0PA


11th  10.00    Barley      B/12/BW

Meet at Barley Car Park


18th   10.00    Turton Tower        C/7/DT

A lovely walk around the reservoirs and a visit to the tower. Park at Batridge Barn Car Park off Greens Arms Lane near to Entwistle Reservoir


25th   10.00    Foulridge            C/6/VB

Start @Cafe Cargo Warehouse La, Foulridge BB8 7PP

OS grid reference SD888428- Explorer map OL41

Tow path, road, fields, hills there’s a bit of everything including mud

 


 

Date / Time / Walk                           Grade / Miles / Leader

 

MAY                                       

 2nd    10.00     Bashall Eaves             C/8/RW   

Meet at Red Pump BB7 3DA


        

9th    10.00    Read                         B/12/BW

Meet at car park adjacent to cricket ground Read BB12 7PE


16th    10.00   Tolkein Trail                       D/7/DT

Meet at Hurst Green Village Hall Car Park BB7 9QB


23rd      10.00  Dunsop Bridge    C/8/DT

Long walk up the valley and across moors to Brennand and Whitendale Meet at Dunsop Bridge Car Park- toilets usually available


 

Bank Holiday 3 day walk      29th-30th-31st  9.00 Approx 11 miles each day

      Witton Weavers Way Leaders-BW & DT       more details in seperate section


JUNE                                                 

6th   10.00     Longridge Fell         B/8/RW

from Hurst Green Meet at car park in ABC memorial Hall Hurst Green BB7 9QB

 


 

    

13th  10.00     Yarrow Valley             D/7.5/KD  

Country Park Chorley Off Birkacre Rd PR7 3QL


20th    10.00 Waddington          C/10/VB

Start CP at Clitheroe Registry office Ribble House, Pimlico Road, Clitheroe BB7 2BW

OS grid reference SD744421- Explorer map OL41

River bank, hills, woods and fields can be muddy in places


27th   8.00      Fairfield Horseshoe  A/11/BW

A classic Lake District Walk-suitable only for experienced walkers; it is strenuous and hazardous in parts particularly when climbing down wet rocks and will take 7-8 hours. Parking costs £7 and you can pay by card.

Meet at 8 am Plantation Street Car Park Accrington BB5 6RZ Drive in convoy to Ambleside


       

JULY                                                  

  4th   10.00   Sawley        BR/8/C


 

11th  10.00     Parlick & Fairsnape  B/5/RW

Meet in Car Park at the eastern end of Startifants Lane.Chipping PR3 2NP

 


18th   10.00     Waddington             C/8/KD    

Parking Twitter Lane Car Park Waddington


25th   8.00         Lake District Walk

A/10/BW & DS

A classic Lake District Walk arranged by Brian Wohlters & Duncan Spencer-

10 miles from Troutbeck taking in Wansfell

Strenuous and suitable for experienced walkers.

Meet at Plantation Street Car Park Accrington BB5 6RZ  8am Drive in convoy to Cumbria- contact Brian for more details


 

AUGUST                                             

 1st     9.00   Arnside                   B/12/BW                                     

 8th     10.00    Whalley & Read     B/7/BR

From Great Harwood    Meet at Memorial Park Allsprings Drive BB6 7RN


15th     9.00 Silsden                  B/9/RW

Meet at Howden Road outside Springbank Care Home / Howden Cemetry  (straight section of road)   BD20 0JB

 


 

22nd    9.00 Crookrise Crag         B/12/BW


 

Date / Time / Walk                   Grade / Miles / Leader

 

SEPTEMBER                                       

  5th      9.00  Malham       

 12th    10.00  Downham           C/8/VB

Start at Downham CP,  Mostly fields, part of Ribble way  so expect mud.  OS grid reference SD785441- Explorer map OL41


 19th 9.00 Silverdale            B/12/BW 


 26th  9.00  Mitton & Ribble  C/9/RW 

Meet in car park opposite Roefield Leisure Centre.

Edisford Rd BB7 3LA (There is free on road parking on RLC side on the way to Clitheroe.)


 

OCTOBER                                           

              

            10th   9.00   Malham           B/12/BW    


        

17th   10.00  Nick of Pendle    C/5/RW 

Small car park nearest the Nick. Close to the ski centre  Clitheroe Rd BB7 9HN

(There are others further down the hill towards Sabden.)


24th 9.30  Hebden Bridge   C/8/JD


31st    10.00  Sawley       C/6/BR

Meet at Spread Eagle Sawley BB7 4NH


 

 

NOVEMBER

                                                          

 7th    9.30  Haslingden Grane   B /10/PW

                    From Clough Head Car Park  BB4 4AT


  21st   9.00 Rylstone                B/12/BW   


 28th  10.00 Jackhouse              D/4/DT

Easy walk through woodlands and nature reserve. Parking behind Doctors Surgery Back Heys Lane BB5 3BS


       

 

DECEMBER

                                                          

  5th  9.30  Irwell Way        B/10/PH   

Irwell Vale Station Car Park   BL0 0QF       


19th 9.30 Healey Dell       C/8/BW


 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all