|Walk:||Dean Lane, Dean Bridge, Shawcliff Lane, Sunny Bank, Billington Moor, Whittle Hall, Dean Clough Reservoir, Boston Plantation and Lower Fold.|
|Start Point:||Dog and Otter Pub, Cliffe Lane, Great Harwood||Grid Reference:||SD 730 330|
|Distance:||5 miles||Ascent:||800 feet|
|Weather:||Overcast with light drizzle at first|
|Comments:||32 walkers enjoyed an undulating walk with good views.|
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Spring time in Dean Lane
Entrance to Bowley Scout Camp
The trees are looking their best . . .
as they come into leaf
Looking across Dean Clough to Bowley Hill
Sunny Bank as seen from Shawcliff Lane
A bit of a climb . . .
followed by another short climb . . .
well there was supposed to be 750 feet of accumulated ascent
Among the Gorse or Furze . . .
and another bit of ascent
Dean Clough Reservoir appears but it was much later when we reached it
A bit of a hold up
Break time with a view of Langho below
Last of the Summer Wine
Heading back to Dean Clough
Down through the woods
Pendle and Dean Clough from the reservoir's dam
Time out for a chat
Nancy, Joan H and Margaret pose for a photograph
Grey cloud over Dean Clough Reservoir
Old and new plantations at Dean Clough Reservoir
Another view of Dean Clough Reservoir
Into the woods . . .
of lonesome pines
Cherry blossom . . .
and more blossom creates a picturesque scene
The start and the destination
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