Sunday, 21st August 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Lancaster Canal, Greenhalgh Castle ruins, Bailtons Farm, Parkhead Farm
Start Point: The Bellflower PH, (formerly The Flag) On A6 at Garstang Grid Reference: SD 483 452
Distance: 5.1 miles Ascent: Little
Time: 3 hours    
Weather: Overcast at first with sunshine later
Comments: 28 walkers set off along the Canal towards Garstang, leaving at the aqueduct to descend to the river & proceeding along the lane to pass the ruins of Greenhalgh Castle before striking out across fields to cross the railway & motorway to Bailtonís farm. Turning left via a stile it was then over more stiles through several fields with horses & foals & a small wood until we reached Parkhead Farm where we re-crossed the M6 & railway to return to Garstang & our starting point.

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