Wednesday, 29th March 2017

Walk: Singing Ringing Tree at Crown Point and Clowbridge Reservoir
Start Point: The New Waggoners Grid Reference: SD 830 293 
Distance: 5.8 miles Ascent: 600 feet
Time: 3 hours
Weather: Intermittent rain
Comments:

A little different from the usual Leisurely Walks!  The leader and his group of twelve used paths and tracks on the moors above Burnley to visit the Singing Ringing Tree at Crown Point and then Clowbridge Reservoir before returning to The New Waggoners for an excellent lunch.  The leader pointed out things of interest on the way.

Assembling in the rain at The Waggoners

Traversing moorland to reach Crown Point Road

Part of the group

Arrival at Crown Point Road

On track through Copy Clough ----

for the Singing Ringing Tree at Crown Point

The Singing Ringing Tree - plenty of sound but the tune was unknown

The leader doing his information piece

Arriving at Clowbridge Reservoir

Information about an ancient trading route - coal in one direction and lime in the other

More information

How Clowbridge Reservoir was constructed

Nearing the end of the walk

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