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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