|Walk:||Anglezarke Reservoir, Meeting of the Waters and Yarrow Reservoir|
|Start Point:||Car park at Anglezarke Reservoir||Grid Reference:||SD 620 161|
|Distance:||5.5 miles||Ascent:||1,000 feet|
|Weather:||Overcast with a cool breeze at higher levels|
|Comments:||The walk was to have taken place early in May. Unfortunately moor land fires prevented this. Meals were booked at The Bay Horse at Anderton before driving to the start point. Thirty people took part in the ramble. Although it was overcast there was no rain and it was dry under foot. The party walked north along the wooded slopes on the perimeter of Anglezarke Reservoir before turning east to Manor House. Here two men and a young lad were marking and treating young lambs. Now on open moor land, Winter Hill with its communication masts, was in full view as were various reservoirs. The leader took her party to a memorial at Lead Mine Clough before descending to Yarrow Reservoir and then Rivington. After viewing some “Stocks” at Rivington the group returned to the car park via a path on the east of Rivington Reservoir. Although fire was raging on the moors about a month ago there was no obvious sign of damage on this particular walk. Returning to The Bay Horse the party enjoyed a good meal. Thank you leader and Back Marker.|
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On a path above Anglezarke Reservoir
Among the chlorophyll
A shepherd in training perhaps
This is better than school . . .
especially when it's enjoyable work
A sign at the same farm
Winter Hill and communication masts
A gathering at . . .
a memorial . . .
at Lead Mine Clough
Charlie takes a rest
Lead Mine Clough
One horse power - many miles to the gallon
The leader concentrates on leading . . .
Bowing under the bough
An enforced resting place for wayward ramblers perhaps
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