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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