List of Sunday Walks (Click here for Printable Version of the Walks Programme)

Meet at Bury Interchange Car Park at 09:00 unless otherwise stated.
Non-standard meeting times highlighted with a green background.
Changes to printed programme highlighted with a blue background.
Coach trips highlighted with a red background
If travelling directly to start point, it is advisable to check with leader, in case of late changes.
Walks are graded from Strenuous (hardest), Moderate/Strenuous, Moderate and Easy (easiest).

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DATE TITLE GRADE MILES LEADER(S) MEET TIME START POINT DESCRIPTION
22 Jul 218 Holmfirth MODERATE 11 Kepa Kinsler/Chris Hayes
(07939 109012)
09:00 SE143085
Exp OL1

Nearest Postcode HD9 3AR
Start SE143 085, Bridge Lane CP £2.80

Route Upperthong, River Holme, Cartworth, Harden Clough.
29 Jul 2018 Roby Mill EASY 8 Barbara McCormack/ Brian Seaborne
(07889 978506)
09:00 SD517073
Exp 285

Nearest postcode: WN8 0QF
The walk starts from the Cemetery car park at Roby Mill. The walk takes in Gathurst, the River Douglas and Leeds/Liverpool canal, and Ashurst Beacon.
5 Aug 2018 Hardcastle Crags & Wadsworth Moor MODERATE 10-11 Ray Bangbala
(07746 659601)
09:00 SD988291
Exp OL21

Nearest postcode: HX7 7AL
The walk starts from the National Trust car park at New Bridge.
12 Aug 2018 The Kingfisher Trail MODERATE 9 Jim Ashton
(07790 631646)
09:30

SD814041
Exp277

Nearest postcode: M25 1BP
Meet at Bury Interchange for first tram after 9.30am or meet at Prestwich Metrolink Station at 9.40am – grid ref SD814041. Bus back to Bury from Breightmet at end of walk

The walk, which starts from Prestwich Metrolink Station at about 9.40am (from Bury take the first Metrolink tram after 9.30am), is part of the 14 mile Kingfisher Trail. An outline of the route is: Prestwich – Philips Park – Clifton Country Park – Ringley Bridge – Moses Gate Country Park – Darcy Lever – Leverhulme Park. The walk is on good paths and there are few stiles. It finishes at Breightmet from where the bus back to Bury may be taken.
19 Aug 2018 Trollers Gill & Grimwith Reservoir MOD/STREN 13 Ian Pickup
(07951 231310)
09:00


26 Aug 2018 Austwick & Moughton MOD/STREN 12 Malcolm Chester
(07502 157218)
09:00 SD768684
Exp OL2

Nearest postcode: LA2 8BJ
The walk starts from Austwick on Graystober Lane. It goes through the village and on to Norber. The route then continues to Long Scar and Nick Pot. From there it proceeds by way of Moughton Scars (or Sulber Nick) to Wharfe. Finally the route back to Austwick is via Feizor.
2 Sep 2018 The Tonge Trail MODERATE 8-9 John Clements
(01706 835180)
09:00 SD721115
Exp 276

Nearest Postcode: BL1 8TY
The walk starts from a side-road off Crompton Way, signposted ‘Benteler Distribution’, about 100 metres from the Toby Carvery (ex–Watermillock) and on the same side of the road.

It is a walk through Bolton’s industrial heritage taking in Samuel Crompton’s birthplace, Tonge Cemetery [Grade 2 listed], Hall i’th Wood etc. and has a charm of its own. It mainly follows Eagley Brook and Bradshaw Brook.
9 Sep 2018 Above Jumbles, Wayoh & Entwistle MOD/STREN 15 Chris Makin
(07468 590706)
09:00 SD736140
Exp 287

Nearest postcode: BL2 4JS
The walk starts from the main car park at Jumbles, which is off Bradshaw Road. An outline of the route is Jumbles Reservoir – Turton Tower – Cheetham Close – Delph Reservoir – Belmont Reservoir on the Witton Weavers Way – Turton Moor – Turton & Entwistle Reservoir – Wayoh Reservoir – Jumbles.
16 Sep 2018 Higherford & Howgill MODERATE 11-12 Jim Byrom
(07787 100243)
09:00 SD863398
Exp OL21

Nearest postcode: BB9 6JQ
The walk starts from the Pendle Heritage Centre car park at Barrowford. It takes in Barrowford Bridge, Higherford, Blacko Hill Side, Weets House Farm, the Pennine Bridleway, Howgill Village, Martin Top, Bale Hill and Admergill, before returning to the start at Barrowford.
16 Sep 2018 Lead Mines Clough Welcome Walk 5-6 Mike Minett
(07477 116501)
10.00 SD628138
Exp 287

Nearest Postcode BL6 7RZ
Meet at 10.00am. The walk starts from Rivington Lower Barn car park – grid ref SD628138

It passes Rivington and Yarrow reservoirs and climbs through Lead Mines Clough past the Wellington bomber war memorial before returning to Rivington.
23 Sep 2018 Height End MOD/STREN 12 Ed Husband
(07890 201 779)
09:00


30 Sep 2018 Bromley Cross MODERATE 8-9 Barbara McCormack / Brian Seaborne
(07889 978506)
09:00


7 Oct 2018 The Village Link STRENUOUS 17-18 Barbara Shelton
(07855 540184)
08:30


14 Oct 2018 Haigh Hall Stroll MOD/STREN 13 Norman Thomas / Chris Langabeer
(07510 630699)
09:00


21 Oct 2018 COACH TRIP - YORKSHIRE DALES

Tickets from

Peter Rowley

(07874 247024)

Meal included.
Further details and printable booking form to follow nearer the time.