Wednesday, 19th February 2014

Penwortham & Preston (Avenham & Miller Park)
Start Point:
Brown Hare, Penwortham
Grid Reference: SD 519 268
Distance: 5.25 miles Ascent: 400 feet
Time: 2.75 hours
Weather: Sunny intervals and warm for time of year
Comments: Nearly forty people, including four children, took part in the walk. Startong at The brown Hare the route was through open spaces in Penwortham before joining an old rail track to reach Avenham Park in Preston. The return journey was via the Ribble Way, Old Penwortham Bridge, Valley Road and Hurst Grange Park. The four children appeared to enjoy themselves and their Grandad informed the group of local history and legends.

The begining of the walk

One of Penwortham's many open spaces


Leaving the River Ribble at The Old Tram Bridge

Avenham Park

The sun dial on Miller Park

Another open space in Penwortham

Returning to base via Hill Road

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