Programme 2021- revised 16th October 2021

Date / Time / Walk                                          Grade / Miles / Leader




           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




            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



 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




4th    10.00     Brinscall              C/8/DT


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



 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


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



  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



 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



  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.)




            10th   9.00   Malham           B/12/BW    


17th   9.30  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  Alden Valley Helmshore C/8/JD

31st    9.00  Inblebourough from Clapham     B/10/BR






 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





  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