Wednesday, 21st July 2010




Walk: Riley Green
Start Point: The Boat Yard Grid Reference:  
Distance: 5 miles Ascent:  
Weather: A mainly fine day

Scroll down to see photos of the walk

Entering a barley field (note the water left by torrential rain)


Houghton Tower from afar


Houghton Church - nearly time for elevenses


Threatening clouds


Passing through a meadow at Hatchwood Farm


The rear guard


Walking on public footpaths through the grounds is free


Houghton Tower - where the loin of beef became Sirloin


The leader on Railway Crossing duty


Wild raspberries


A weir on the River Darwen (or Dirty Darwen)


Tip-toeing through the puddles by the River Darwen


The Leeds to Liverpool canal at Riley Green

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