Sunday, 6th September 2009

             

            

 

Walk: Chingle Hall, New Chingle Farm, Ladyewell Shrine (just marked "well" on the OS map), Haighton House, Londonderry Bridge, Whittingham Hall.
Start Point: Stag's Head, Goosnargh Grid Reference: SD 561 364
Distance: 5.5 miles Ascent: Negligible
Time: 3.25 hours    
Weather: Damp!
Comments: 21 people enjoyed a pleasant walk in spite of the damp weather. Chingle Hall is of historical interest with the remains of a moat evident. Ladyewell is an interesting Roman Catholic shrine with a lovely garden area. It offers toilets and a refreshment stop.
Haighton House can only be glimpsed from the path but the footpath passes through the well kept grounds. Apparently Haighton Green Lane, which we crossed twice on the walk, is the most expensive post code in Preston.

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Chingle Hall with moat

 

Coffee stop at Ladyewell

 

A sheltered spot for some!

 

The shrine at Ladyewell

 

Brenda leads the way

 

Diane testing her new hip

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