Wednesday, 17th August 2011




Walk: Higher Aushaw, Coke Ovens at Broadhead Clough, Longshoot, Horse Hey.
Start Point: Crown & Thistle, Hoddleston Grid Reference: SD 721 197
Distance: 5 miles Ascent: 700 feet
Time: 3.75 hrs    
Weather: Fine and dry
Comments: Little used paths hidden by long grass, nettles and heather. This made walking slow and difficult and the walk was shortened.

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Ramblers beware


Crossing a boundary


A distant Darwen Tower - still without its roof


On the moors at Horse Hey


A Broadhead landscape


Work on hold at Lower House


Christine leads the way


Another view of a remote Lower House


Stewart and Penny admire the camerman


On the tops with Winter Hill in the background


Framed by a fallen tree


Alan lends a hand


One of the uphill bits


Don't follow the sheep - we turn right here

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