Walk Reports

June Jamborees

Wednesday June 12th. The Huncoat Trail, a Plodder Walk. 10 miles. Leader: Lynn Rossiney.    Starting the walk at the Whitaker Arms on Burnley Road, 20 of us plus Maude, crossed over the road and through the cemetery, through to Spout house woodland, through to the stocks and up above to the war…

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…

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…