|Walk:||Fell Side Farm. Skelshaw, Broadhead Farm, Harrop Hall, Harrop Fold, Grindleton Plantation, St Clares|
|Start Point:||Car Park after cattle grid on Waddington Fell||Grid Reference:||SD 718 480|
|Distance:||10 miles||Ascent:||1,460 feet|
|Weather:||Dry, mainly overcast with strong westerly wind on the fell tops.|
|Comments:||11 in the group. Conditions underfoot unseasonably dry. We passed to the east of Far Brown Hill and west of Chatburn Nab on descent to Easington Brook via Fell Side Farm and Skelshaw. Then went up the valley via Broadhead Farm, Harrop Hall, Harrop Lodge, Harrop Gate and Harrop Chapel to Harrop Fold which was our lunch stop. Then climbed past Swan Barn, through Grindleton Plantation, returning via St. Clare’s and close to “Old Ned and The Wife”.|
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We descended below Far Brown Hill . . .
and headed towards Fell Side Farm
Shiver me timbers!
Passing some well-clad cattle
We walked through Broadhead Farm
Coffee break overlooking Easington Brook
Harrop Lodge stands well
A step back in time
Are these puddle ducks?
A view of Harrop Lodge
Harrop Chapel and the former Lords Academy
Harrop Fold is very photogenic
Lunch in Harrop Fold
Deserved recognition for Harrop Fold
Approaching Swan Barn
Above Grindleton Plantation with Pendle in the background
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