Wednesday, 2nd March 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Circular walk passing Hecklin Farm, Twiston Mill and Downham Mill
Start Point: Downham car park Grid Reference: SD 785 442
Distance: 5.7 miles Ascent: 700 feet
Time: 3 hours    
Weather: Sunny & blue sky
Comments: 28 in the group. Quite a lot of climbing. Very pretty walk along Twiston Beck and Ings Beck. Lovely views of the hills as such a clear day. Excellent lunch at the Calf's Head in Worston.

Leaving to the south of Downham, the party followed Downham Beck for a short distance before climbing gradually to Ravenís Holme and Brownlow over reasonably dry and firm field paths. Having reached Brownlow the group stopped for sustenance before descending in the general direction of Twiston and then Downham.
Thank you leader, backmarker and recce party!


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Departing Downham . . .

 

via Downham Beck

 

Undulating countryside

 

Re-generation of woodland

 

A chin wag

 

Twiston Beck

 

Pendle witch country

 

The backmarker in action

 

Sustenance

 

Another view of Pendle

 

And the sun came out

 

A sturdy farm house

 

Beck and bridge

 

Returning to Downham via Twiston

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