Sunday, 6th March 2011




Walk: Riley Green, Hoghton Tower, Derwent Gorge, Feniscowles, Canal, Boatyard
Start Point: The Boatyard, Riley Green Grid Reference: SD 625 250
Distance: 5.5 miles Ascent: 800 feet
Time: 3 hours    
Weather: Warm and sunny
Comments: Interesting, varied walk. The gorge is very impressive and Hoghton Tower is a very imposing house.

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Starting the walk from Riley Green


Houghton Tower


The viaduct in Darwen Gorge


Walking through the gorge


River Darwen in the gorge


The weir on the River Darwen

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