Walk Reports

August sun

Wednesday August 21st. Stocks Made Easy, Plodder Walk, 10.5 miles. Leader: Nick Halford.   Eighteen ploddy people and no dogs met at Slaidburn car parks and ascended gently towards Hammerton hall and on via the higher path to morning break in St James’s chapel, peaceful and permanently open,…

July Sunshine

Wednesday July 31st. Chapeltown to Peel Tower Trudge. 12 miles. Leader: Kim Shaw.    18 people and 3 dogs kindly set out on a walk from Chapeltown to the Wayoh, Crowthorne, Wet Moss, Peel Tower, Hawkshaw and then onto Edgworth and back to Chapeltown. Its a lovely panoramic route which was mainly…

June Jamborees

Sunday June 30th. Holy Moel-y. 20 miles. Leader: Mike Bushby. Noun. moel (plural moels) A hill having a rounded outline in its upper portion because the summit is protected from rapid denudation by a layer of soil and a growth of forest trees or grass, or by marshes of peat.   Exclamation. Holy…

May Merriment

Wednesday May 22nd. Musbury and Grane -Plodder's Walk. 11 miles. Leader: Mike Lee.   Ten walkers and three dogs assembled at the Helmshore Mill Textile Museum in bright sunshine, which lasted all day. We set off along the track of the old Ramsbottom to Accrington railway line to Holden Wood. Then,…

Ambles in April

Sunday April 28th. The Dambusters - In memory of Bob. 20 miles. Leader: Dave Walsh.   This walk was in memory of our Walking friend Bob James who sadly passed away in April 2018. Bob had devised & led this walk for the club on 3/9/17, the last walk he led for the club. Sixteen of us set off from…