|Walk:||The walk was an adaptation of the Adlington Circular walk and included Shawes Drive, the banks of the River Douglas, the canal aquaduct over the Douglas, and a stretch of the Leeds to Liverpool canal. The walk crossed briefly into Greater Manchester (Bolton MBC/Blackrod).|
|Start Point:||Bay Horse, Babylon Lane, Heath Charnock||Grid Reference:||SD 611 145|
|Distance:||5.6 miles||Ascent:||325 feet|
|Weather:||Fine, sunny but cool|
|Comments:||The Adlington Circular is well-signposted with helpful information boards along the route. The leader altered the route, going up Rawlinson Lane to avoid a busy junction at Skew Bridge, and a walk up the golf course drive.|
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A rocket like mast on Winter Hill
Hanging about on street corners
Don't pull the gate yet!
Into the woods to see . . .
the autumn leaves
Approaching the Leeds to Liverpool canal aquaduct over the River Douglas
Movement on the Leeds to Liverpool
Moored canal-side complete with sun or rain protection
Thirty odd bods heading for Hot Pot at the Bay Horse
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