Wednesday, 2nd June 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Alongside motorway, Derby Hill, over and alongside railway, Weeton Road at Crook't Tree Brow, Greenbank farm. Over motorway, Greenhalgh, Kirby's Farm, Weeton Road nr. Stanley Bank, Pub
Start Point: The Eagle and Child Grid Reference: SD 384 387
Distance: 5.7 miles Ascent: 300 feet
Time: 3.25 hours    
Weather: Warm and sunny
Comments: 30 people met for the walk. Though a local walk for many people no-one remembered having done it before! As can be seen from the photos there were a number of crops growing in the fields which often meant a detour round the side of the field.
Excellent meals, well served were enjoyed by all who stayed to eat.

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Weeton with Preese

 

Deep in conversation

 

Elizabeth, our leader

 

Alongside Church Road, Weeton

 

Joan traverses a rickety stile

 

Stewart and Joan B report a problem

 

Crossing a field newly sprayed with liquid manure!

 

A bridge crossing

 

Ian points the way

 

Crossing the Preston to Blackpool railway

 

Zag zigging up the embankment

 

A Blackpool bound train crossing the footpath

 

Up a bit of a n'ill

 

A bridge through the blossom . . .

 

and then a wheatfield

 

Refreshment time

 

A breakaway group

 

No - Not on to the M55

 

Strolling through another wheat field . . .

 

and onto a rough track

 

Barley

 

Wheat

 

On the edge of a wheat field

 

Buttercups and blossom

 

Our back marker

 

A gate past its sell by date

 

Swarbrick Hall

 

A Jet 2 looking for Blackpool

 

Start and dining location

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