|Walk:||The Game Cock, River Calder, Whalley Nab, Whalley, Spring Wood, golf course, Read Park|
|Start Point:||The Game Cock||Grid Reference:||SD 745 362|
|Distance:||5.5 miles||Ascent:||821 feet|
|Weather:||A dry, sunny day|
|Comments:||From the pub we followed the River Calder down stream to Whalley via the Nab. We then went on to Spring Wood picnic site before crossing the Golf Course to pass through Read Park on the way back to the pub for lunch.|
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Gathering together on the car park it looks like we are in for some good weather
We head out past the pub . . .
and cross the stile on the way to Whalley Nab . . .
tackling the climb to a knoll on the way
An enclosed path brings us out onto a lane . . .
where we soon pass a lovely cottage
Norman should be justly proud of this great shot
Descending a steep, narrow path Bill takes up the role of back marker . . .
before passing some beautiful riverside cottages in Whalley
Crossing the golf course, heading for Read Hall . . .
we meet an unusual turnstile - anyone got an oil can?
After walking through Read Park we enjoy an excellent fireside lunch at the pub
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