|Walk:||Leighton Hall, Leighton Moss, Trowbarrow Quarry via the Trough (permissive path), Yealand Hall Allotment, Yealand Storrs. Yealand Hall and Cringlebarrow Wood|
|Start Point:||The New Inn, Yealand Conyers||Grid Reference:||SD 504 748|
|Distance:||5.7 miles||Ascent:||300 feet|
|Weather:||Bright and sunny|
|Comments:||Leighton Hall is the home of the furniture making Gillow family. The Trough is an interesting path, well named, in a gully with sheer limestone walls. It leads into Trowbarrow Quarry which is a nature reserve. It is well worth a visit. The method of making Quarrite, a tarred paving stone, was developed at the quarry and it was used for Blackpool Promenade. Though it may be possible to walk the full length of the Trough it would be a scramble and not suitable for a group.|
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Terry's talk - before we start
A water feature with a difference
On the way to Summerhouse Hill
A panorama of Leighton Hall and Grange
Bird sanctuary at Leighton Moss
Fungi at Trawbarrow
Trowbarrow Nature Reserve . . .
where we take a break . . .
and Elizabeth tells the tale of the missing stick
A sunny glade
A 'people jam' at a stile . . .
a leafy track - signs of Autumn . . .
and another 'people jan'
Wending our way through the woodland
A distant Farleton Knott
More signs of Autumn
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