Sunday, 10th July 2011

   

            

 

Walk: South towards quarry, road by Withnell Quarry, track thro’ Wheelton Plantation, alongside the Goit to Brinscall then disused railway back to Abbey village.
Start Point: Abbey Village, Hare and Hounds Grid Reference: SD 644 225
Distance: 5 miles Ascent: 75 feet
Time: 2.75 hours    
Weather: Warm and sunny
Comments: Pleasant walk mainly along tracks, though the footpath for the first 200yds was very overgrown and wet.

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Have we really only just left Abbey Village?

 

Coffee stop on the bridge over the Goit

 

Time for a chat

 

Off we go alongside the Goit

 

The pond at Brinscall

 

Decorative walls of Brinscall Park

 

Young fishermen on the nature trail which was originally the railway from Chorley to Blackburn JPG

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