Sunday, 9th May 2010




Walk: Slaidburn, Broadhead Farm, Harrop Fold, Grindleton Fell, River Hodder
Start Point: Slaidburn car park Grid Reference: SD 713 523
Distance: 11.5 miles Ascent: 1,400 feet
Time: 6.25 hours    
Weather: Starting sunny but became rather cloudy with an occasional very light shower.
Comments: 19 set off from Slaidburn to Broadhead farm and then via Harrop Lodge to Harrop Fold. We then climbed to Grindleton Fell and Bradford Fell, before dropping down to the River Hodder for the return to Slaidburn, via Newton in Bowland.

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Leaving Slaidburn over the River Hodder


Looking back to Slaidburn


Heading away from Slaidburn . . .


and then down to Broadhead Farm, with Easington Fell and Sadler Hill in background


Coffee stop as we approach Harrop Lodge


Gathering in Harrop Fold(17th Century)


Looking back as we leave


Inquisitive cattle near Swan Barn


Through the trees on Grindleton Fell


Exiting the forest onto Bradford Fell


Looking north from the escarpment near Sadler Hill.

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