Wednesday, 21st July 2010

   

            

 

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