Forthcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

24 Jan 2019 09:02
Published by: Dave Fletcher

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to come and join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays;

Saturday 26th January

'A' AROUND ROSSENDALE – Meet at Aldi, Higher Bridge Street BL1 4HJ at 9.00. Walk starts at lay-by at junction of Burnley Road (B6238) and Crown Point Road (A671) at 10.00. (GR SD 852278). Meadow Head, Dunnockshaw Farm, Crawshawbooth, Lumb, Pennine Bridleway. 12 miles. Sarah Ozanne

'B' YARROW VALLEY – Meet at Rivington Hall Drive BL6 7SB for 10.30 start. Bungalow Grounds, Will Narr, Hempshaws, Lead Mines Clough, Simms, Yarrow Reservoir. 9 miles Julia Watmough

'C' BRADSHAW BOTTOMS – Park at Hough Fold Way, behind Morrisons BL2 3HQ for 10.30 start. Cricket Field, Bradshaw Bottoms, Jumbles Circuit, Riding Gate. 5 miles Audrey Dempsey

Wednesday 30th January

1) NEW BUTTERWORTHS – Cars to Batridge Road car park BL7 0NF for 10.30 start. Wayoh Reservoir, Chapeltown, Turton Tower, Torra Manor, Eagley, Dunscar Bridge, Dunscar Fold, New Butterworths, Batridge Road. 8.5 miles Alan & Joyce Simkin

2) RIVINGTON CIRCULAR – Meet at Rivington Hall Drive BL6 7SB Rivington Hall Drive for 10.30 start. Dean Wood, Allance Bridge, Jepsons Gate, Manor House, Overflow Steps, Liverpool Castle, Higher Derbyshires. 8 miles Leslie Johnson

3 BURRS COUNTRY PARK – Meet at the end of Lumb Carr road by the Hare & Hounds public house, Holcombe Brook. BL0 9RY Walk starts at 10.30 from the public house. Greenmount, Kirklees, Burrs Country Park, Chest Wheel, Holcombe Brook. 6 miles Keith & Frances Sandeford

Try them out first by just turning up at the meeting points which are all listed on the website;

Wednesday number ‘1’ and ‘2’ walks are approx. 8-9 miles and of similar standard. Number ‘3’ walks are approximately 6 miles, are easier and at a slower pace. In some cases, post codes are nearest to start point.

Saturday ‘A’ walks are approximately 12 miles, ’B’ are approximately 9 miles and ‘C’ are approximately 6 miles.

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