Walk Reports

Ambles in April

Wednesday April 17th. Dunnow where Bowland is. 14 miles. Leader: Robert Lowe.   Number on walk: 12 Weather: Sunny   We started the walk from Newton, and set off across the fields to eventually reach Croasdale House. More fields to regain the road at Hawkers, and then over Merrybent Hill. We crossed…

Marvelous March?

Wednesday March 27th. Chorley with a bit of Deja Vu. 11.5 miles. A Plodder Walk. Leader: John Holland.   12 Plodders including  birthday boy Donald Watson and 1 dog walked round parts of Chorley today, starting off from the Spinners in Cowling down to the Leeds to Liverpool canal and turning right…

Fabulous February??

Wednesday February 27th. A Bridge No more. Plodder Walk. 10 miles. Leader: Ed Husband.   Ed Husband led a group of 14 on this walk, in exceptionally fine and warm weather for February. From Ramsbottom, the route was through Nuttall Park to Holcombe Brook, and then along the Moorbottom Road, and…

New Year's Resolutions

Wednesday January 30th. Plodder Walk. A City United by Canals. 11 miles. Leader: Don Watson.   Ten hardy Plodders braved the elements on arguably the worst day of snow this year. The group met at Victoria Station, but due to adverse weather conditions the trams were not running on schedule.…

December Doddles

Sunday December 23rd. "Ast sin mi dad?" Remembering the 344. 17 miles. Leader: Hilary Scott   Sunday morning dawned very miserably after raining all night and the forecast of even more rain. Two days before Christmas, hmm, not many people are going to turn out today I thought...…. 23 brave…

November and it's turning cold

Sunday November 25th. Out on a Lymm. 18 miles. Leader: Dave and Alma Walsh.   The leaders were pleasantly surprised that 21 walkers had gathered at Lymm Dam car park as several of the regulars were on the Real Ale Ramble weekend & had received apologies from others that they would not be…

October Outings

Sunday October 28th. Earby a circular around Earby. 20 miles. Leader: Pauline Melia.   On a beautiful crisp morning, having remembered to turn their clocks back the night before, 22 enthusiastic walkers gathered outside the Anchor Inn at Salterforth for a walk around the beautiful hills, tracks and…

September Saunters

Sunday September 30th. Manorlands Meander. 18 miles. Leaders: Ken Noble & Viv Lee.   The walk was 18 miles with 8 attendees and was named after Manorlands Sue Ryder Care Centre. The route took in Penistone Hill, Oxenhope, Thornton Moor, Denholm Gate, Hewenden. Here we had fine views of the Hewenden…