Sunday, 4th June 2017

Walk: Scorton Lake, Street and Guy’s Guide Camp
Start Point: Scorton Picnic Site Grid Reference: SD 504 503
Distance: 5.5 miles Ascent: 125 feet
Time: 3 hours
Weather: Sunny and warm, dry under foot
Comments:

This circular walk is just North of Scorton village and traverses areas which fifty years ago contained Sand/Gravel pits.  The pits have now become fishing ponds and nature has taken over a lot of the surrounding area making a pleasant area to walk in. Meandering through the former gravel pits is the River Wyre and the Wyre Way.  Refreshment and toilets are available in nearby Scorton village. 

Two young ladies having a gossip

A slow crawl on the M6 South

An unusual shaped tree trunk that fascinated the ladies

Typical terrain

A growling guard dog

The leader

Not the normal ovine for the Scorton area

Walking the Plank

Part of the group

On the correct path

Two hours later and the M6 is free flowing

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