Walk Reports


Lockdown Walks

  Lockdown Walk. Report from Gordon Stone.   With a plan to enter next year’s A Foot In Two Dales 50 mile challenge event, I decided it would be good use of one our days whilst on holiday at Marrick near Reeth to recce some of the route. The weather was fine although much cooler than the…

Ad Hoc Social Walks

Wednesday August 26th. Middle Earth Meander. 14 miles. Leader: Hilary Scott.   You know what they say about the best laid plans..... Following the biblical rain of Tuesday we arrived at Ribchester car park to find it flooded. Luckily there was room at the back and we decided not to risk not buying…

Will the March wind blow?

Wednesday March 4th. 'An Eponymous Walk' 16 miles. Leader: Nick Halford.   Eleven of us met at Calder Vale Country Club, and set off past the very successful mill producing fine fabrics for the middle east, through Cobble Hey and muddy fields for morning break under the trees of Huds Brook wood.…

Snowdrops and Mud

Wednesday February 19th. Clitheroe 60k walk, Part 3. 14 miles. Leader: Roger Jackson.   On a cloudy and very wet day twelve gallant walkers and one brave dog navigated it past unexpected road maintenance to meet at the Pay and Display Car Park in Slaidburn.  Setting off just after 10.00 am we…

New Year, New Resolutions.

Wednesday January 29th. Singing and Ringing to Thievely Pike. Plodder Walk. 10.5 miles. Leader: Mike Lee.   Eighteen walkers, plus Maude and Fudge, met alongside Clowbridge Reservoir on a dull, windy, but dry morning for an excursion up Thievely Pike.   After a slightly delayed start due to some…

December, Christmas Jollies Time

Wednesday December 18th. 'Ast sin mi Dad?' Remembering the 344. 14 miles. Leader: Hilary Scott.   A dozen hardy walkers and 2 dogs met on a cold and misty December morning. Was it like that for the 344 miners who were killed in a mining disaster on 21st December 1910? Leaving the car park we made…