|Walk:||Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Harrock Hill with old windmill ruin.|
|Start Point:||Parbold canal-side car park||Grid Reference:||SD 491 109|
|Distance:||8 miles||Ascent:||800 feet|
|Weather:||Misty to start, rather dull and short spells on sun during afternoon, very muddy.|
|Comments:||After a short spell along the canal, which was being dredged, we then headed north via the field paths and tracks up to Harrock hill and its ruin of an old windmill. East to Dwerry House before heading south back to the canal to return to Parbold.|
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Setting off to get to the other side . . .
and along the canal . . .
where dredging . . .
It is murky across the fields North of Parbold . . .
and muddy around the stiles
The donkeys were curious, but friendly
Time for a coffee stop near Harrock Hall
Arriving on Harrock Hill . . .
we find time to inspect the ruins of an old mill . . .
looking down into its base
Banking provides seats for our lunch stop before . . .
we head back along the canal . . .
and check out the boats moored opposite the car park
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