Wednesday, 23rd March 2016

Walk: Tootle Height, Nook Fold, Written Stone Lane, Cottam House Farm, Knowle Green Road, Springs Farm, Buckley Hall, Buckley Gate, B6245, Elm House return to pub along road.
Start Point: Corporation Arms Grid Reference: SD 618 373
Distance: 5 miles Ascent: 300 feet
Time: 3 hours
Weather: Fine but cloudy and dull
Comments:

A good walk enjoyed by 28 people. A varied walk mainly along tracks and field paths and along a pretty wooded valley from Knowle Green alongside Page Brook.
Excellent food to follow at the Corporation Arms.

A view of Spade Mill Reservoirs from Tootle Height

Tootling along at Tootle Height

One of several wayside images on display at Toole Height

A former quarry at Tootle Height - Sandstone from this quarry was used on several important Preston buildings including the Harris Library and St Walbrges Church

A black swan

Lots of bottoms hiding -----

the Written Stone - more information on the internet

Knowle Green next stop

Not a member of the group but one of two Gargoyles set into a gable of a cottage adjacent to Cowley Brook

Cowley Brook at Dilworth Bottoms

A country residence

The leader - left - in action on a slight incline

A reminder that ---

the Romans ---

once roamed these parts - BREMETENNACVM or Ribchester to you and me

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