Walking Diary 2018

Sunday, 23rd September Selside, Garnett Bridge, Carl Crag 9.75 mls 1,300 ft 5.5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 19th September Back O’ Bowley, Berry’s Lane, Whalley Banks, Squires Farm and Memorial Park, Gt Harwood 4.6 mls 850 ft 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 16th September Bassenthwaite Lake, Barf, Lord’s Seat, Broom Fell, Graystones, Ling Fell, Sale Fell 12.5 mls 3,300 ft 6.5 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 16th September Gisburn Forest,  Whelp Stone Crag,  Holden Moor, Studford Gill, Melling Dab 8.5 mls 850 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 12th September Clayton Hall Quarry, Lisieux Hall, Whittle le Woods, Cuerden Valley 5 mls 305 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 9th September Sizergh Castle, Scout Scar,  Helsington Escarpment, River Kent 9.5 mls 750 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 9th September Buttermere and Fleewith Pike 6.5 mls 1,700 ft 4 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 5th September Doctors Rake, Whittle Hall, Dean Clough Reservoir, Sunny Bank, Black Hill, Hillocks and Higher Elker. 4.75 mls 850 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 2nd September Entwistle Reservoir, Burton Hill, Tom Barn, Cranberry Moss, Pleasant View Farm, Whittlestone Head, Aushaw, Lower House, Wayoh, Wayoh Reservoir, including stretches of the Witton Weavers Way and the West Pennine Way. 8.3 mls 900 ft 5.2 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 2nd September Gatescarth Pass, Mosedale Cottage, Old Corpse Road, Mardale Head, Gatescarth Pass 13 mls 3,200 ft 7.25 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 29th August St. John’s church and school, Lower Landskill, Rough Moor, Stang Yule, Brook’s Barn, Hazelhurst Farm, Bleasdale Circle, Bleasdale Church, Bleasdale Tower, Fell End, Landskill, River Calder. 8.6 mls 1,010 ft 4.5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 26th August Boredale Hause, Place Fell, St Martin’s Church, St Peter’s Church, Ullswater 13 mls 3,100 ft 6.25 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 19th August Higherland Bridge, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Thorlby Swing Bridge, Thorlby, Stirton, Flasby, Eshton Hall, Leeds Liverpool canal 9 mls 1,000 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 12th August Borrowdale Valley, Casterfell Hill, Jeffrey’s Mount, Roundthwaite, Lune Gorge, Salterwath Bridge 8 mls 1,400 ft 5.5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 8th August Benson’s Lane , White Horse Bridge, High Park Head Farm, Lancaster Canal, Moon’s Bridge Marina, Cuddy Hill and Eaves 5 mls Little 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 5th August Dodd, Dodd Wood Cafe, Ling How+Kiln Pots+The Edge for Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side 10.5 mls 3,900 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 22nd July Drybones, Ellerbeck Colliery, Wigan Lane, Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Limbrick, Duxbury Park, Burgh Lane, Burgh Hall Coach House. The walk included stretches of both the Chorley and Adlington circular walks. 8.75 mls 550 ft 4.75 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 22nd July Old Coach Road, Clough Head, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side, Birkett Fell, Watermillock Common 13 mls 2,800 ft 6.5 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 15th July Millmoor Road, Long Moor, Howe Slacks, Rutter Mill, Low Rutter Bridge, Haybanks, Drybeck, Scale Beck, Stammerstones, including a stretch of the Dales High Way 7 mls 600 ft 4 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 11th July Houlkers Farm, Back Lane, Well Wood, White Hill and Read Heights 5.15 ms 300 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Wednesday, 27th June Stydd Valley, Duddel Brook, Panstones Farm, Three Turns, Grindlestone House Farm, along Starling Brook, Stewart Wood, Ribble Way 4.5 mls 450 ft 2.25 hrs Leisurely
Wednesday, 27th June Higherford, West Pasture, Low Fulshaw, Thorney Holme, White Hough, Barley, Lower and Upper Black Moss Reservoirs, Black Moss Farm, Higher Briercliffe, Blacko Water, Blacko Foot, Water Meetings. (Including parts of the Pendle Way) 7.7 mls 1,000 ft 4.7 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 24th June Glencoyne, Sticks Pass, Raise, Whiteside, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike, Grisedale Valley, Ullswater 14 mls 4,100 ft 7.25 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 20th June Lea, Ashton and Cottam 5.5 mls Little 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 17th June Barbondale, Barbon Beck, Blindbeck Bridge, Bullpot Farm, Hoggs Hill, Brownthwaite Pike 9 mls 1,270 ft 5 hours Moderate
Sunday, 17th June Langdale Beck, Quarry, Lingmoor Fell, Side Pike (The Squeeze), Blea Tarn, Little Langdale, Cathedral Cave, Slater Bridge, Wilson Place 12 mls 2,600 ft 6.25 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 13th June Much Hoole, River Douglas, Old Grange, Longton 11.5 mls Little 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 13th June Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve 5.5 mls Little 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 10th June Water Street, Denham Hill, Whittle Springs, Top Lock, Dark Lane, canal towpath, Ramsbottom Wood, Sandy Lane, The Cavendish Arms 9.6 mls 700 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 6th June Fishes & Piggy Hill, Eadsford Bridge, Malkin Lane 5.5 mls 450 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 3rd June Leeds Liverpool canal, The Boatyard, Withnell Fold, Riley Green, Pleasington Golf Course, Pleasington Priory 11.6 mls 705 ft 6 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 30th May Casterton, Wandales Lane Roman Road, Brownthwaite Pike, Casterton Fell, Bullpot Farm, Ease Gill Kirk, Leck Beck 10.8 mls 1,700 ft 5.75 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 30th May Nixon Hillock, Worden Park, Subsnape Farm 5.25 mls 60 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 27th May Around the Blawith Fells 7.5 mls 1,400 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 27th May Bullpot Farm, Crag Hill, Great Coum, Combe Scar, Calf Top, Castle Knott & Eskhome Pike 15.5 mls 3,750 ft 7 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 23rd May Nick of Pendle, Churn Clough Reservoir, Saben 8 mls - 4.75 ft Moderate
Wednesday, 23rd May Hunters Hill, Horrock Hill, Higher Barn and High Moor 4.5 mls 350 ft 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 20th May Orton, Stone Circle, Sunbiggin, Settlement by Maisongill, Asby Winderwath Common, Great Asby Scar, Beacon above Orton Scar, Robin Hood’s Grave and finally a lime kiln above Orton 13 mls 1,500 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 20th May Carleton, Elslack Reservoir, Pinhaw Beacon, Robert Wilson’s Grave, Carleton Park 11.4 mls 1,400 ft 6 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 13th May River Lune, Lune Aqueduct, Lancaster Canal, Slyne, Halton 8.5 mls 900 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 9th May Slape Lane, Pickles Wood, Storth Wood to Dalton.  Around Lime Kiln Plantation burial Ground to Harry Wood, Dalton Old Hall and Farm, Coat Green then return to Dalton Lane and main road to the King’s Arms. 5.5 mls 500 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 6th May Lancaster Canal southwards, Bailton’s Farm, Turner’s Farm, Parkhead Farm then north to minor road leading to the Forge, Lingart Lane and return to Garstang via the weir and flood defences, through town to carpark. 4.8 mls Little 2.25 hrs Easy
Sunday, 6th May Old Quarry Road, Great Asby Scar, Sayle Lane, Great Asby Dale Beck, Gaythorne Hall, Gaythorne Cottages, Gaythorne Plain. 9 mls 830 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 2nd May Park Lane, Old Doozes, Lodge Wood, Arly Farm, Further Lane and Hoolster Farm 5.5 mls 450 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 29th April Pennine Way, Sell Gill Hole, Jackdaw Hole, Calf Holes, Dales Way, Ribble Way 14 mls 2,000 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 29th April Levens Bridge, Levens Hall, St John’s Church Helsington, Brigsteer Park 10 mls 1,000 ft 5.5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 25th April Drybones Wood, Burgh Lane, Saunders Bank, Duxbury Golf Course, Drybones and Birkacre Bridge 5.5 mls 600 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 22nd April Farleton Fell, Farleton Knott, Newbiggin Crags, Clawthorpe Fell, Curwen Woods 8.5 mls 950 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 22nd April Ashton Park, Lancaster Canal and Haslam Park 5.5 mls Little 3 hrs Easy
Sunday, 22nd April Latterbarrow Nature Reserve, Yewbarrow, Hagg Wood, Bell Rake, Slape Scars, Pether Pots, White Scar, Beck Head and Rocky Common 13 mls 2,000 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 15th April Holme Bridge, Slack Randy, Lane Head, High Dalebanks, Haber, High Haberwain, Wickerslack, Mains Wood, Meaburn Hall, Maulds Meaburn, Flass House, Low Row. 8.4 mls 600 ft 4.75 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 15th April Twisleton Scar End, Scales Moor, Chapel-le-Dale, Souther Scales, Braithwaite Wife Hole, Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough Summit, Crina Bottom, Fell Lane (Track) 12 mls 3,100 ft 6.5 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 8th April Fairy Steps, Storth, Arnside, Heathwaite, Arnside Knott, Arnside Tower, Hazelslack Tower, Haverbrack 15.5 mls 1,750 ft 6.75 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 11th April Hindley Hill Woods, Haighton Top, Cromwell’s Mound, Mason’s Wood and Preston Golf Course 5.5 mls 300 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 8th April Middleforth, Avenham Park, Winckley Square, Old Tram Road 4.9 mls 120 ft 2.5 hrs Easy
Sunday, 8th April Leck Mill, Springs Wood, Anneside, Ease Gill Kirk, Leck Fell, Leck Fell House 7.5 mls 908 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 4th April Lennox Farm, Spire Hill and Thornley Hall Fell 4 mls 506 ft 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 1st April Pennine Way, Walshaw Dean Reservoir, Withins Heights, Top Withins, Bronte Bridge, Bronte Falls, Leeshaw Reservoir, Calder/Aire Link, Walshaw 14 mls 2,100 ft 6.5 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 28th March Arley Farm, Further Lane, Wallbanks House, Alum Scar Bridge, Close Farm and Butlers Delph 4.5 mls 500 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 25th March Wiswell Wreless Station, Wiswell, Nick of Pendle, Churn Clough Reservoir, Black Hill, Shady Walks, Read Hall, Read Old Bridge 11.5 mls 1,900 ft 5.75 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 21st March Preston’s suburbs of Cadley, Fulwood, Ingol, Cottam and Ashton on Ribble 5.7 mls 470 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 18th March Terraced Gardens, Pigeon Tower, Winter Hill, Rivington Reservoir 8.8 mls 950 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 18th March Orton 3 mls 150 ft 2 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 11th March Greystone, Lancaster Canal, Duke's Bridge, Farleton Fell, Newbiggin Crags, Burton-in-Kendal, Holme 13 mls 1,600 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 11th March Worden Park, Altcar Farm, Runshaw Moor and return to Worden Park 5 mls 60 ft 2.5 hrs Easy
Wednesday, 7th March Kettledrum Inn at Mereclough, to Hurstwood, Worsthome, back to Hurstwood and the Brum Valley then return to Mereclough. 4.6 mls 500 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely
Wednesday, 28th February Raven Moels, Beach, Formby Point, Fishermans Path (old & new), Victoria Rd 8.5 mls Little 4.25 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 25th February Whittle Hills, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Healey Nab, White Coppice, Brinscall, Withnell, Withnell Fold, Hough Hill, Denham Quarry 15.5 mls 1,750 ft 6.5 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 25th February Cliviger Laithe, Salterford Bridge, Hurstwood, Cant Clough Beck, Shedden Clough, Causeway House, Merrill Head, Holme Chapel, Dyneley, Walk Mill, Broad Ing. The route included elements of the Pennine Bridleway and the Burnley Way. 8.6 mls 1,200 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Wednesday, 21st February Marton Mere and Stanley Park. Blackpool 5.5 mls 66 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 18th February Castle Bank, Eaves Wood, Hawes Water, Yealand Storrs, Leighton Hall, Leighton Moss, Jack Scout 9.8 mls 700 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 18th February Dowber Gill Beck, Providence Pot, Hag Dyke, Great Whernside, Blackfell Top, Tor Dike, Starbotton Road, Starbotton, River Wharfe, Dales Way 10.5 mls 2,200 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 11th February Canal towpath, Bolton-le-Sands, Nether Kellet, Over Kellet, Capernwray 9 mls 400 ft 5 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 4th February Barnacre Moor, Barnacre and Grizedale Reservoirs, Nicky Nook 11.7 mls 750 ft 6 hrs Moderate
Sunday, 4th February Tarn Hows, Black Crag, Cathedral Caves (Quarries) and Holme Fell 9.5 mls 2,500 ft 5.5 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 31st January Crown Point Road, Singing Ringing Tree, Red Moss, Limey Trail, Clowbridge Reservoir 5 mls 473 ft 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Wednesday, 17th January Anglezarke Reservoir 5 mls 250 ft 2.5 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 14th January Stanley Park and Marton Mere Nature Reserve 4.8 mls Flat 2.25 hrs Easy
Sunday, 14th January Lane Head, Downham Moor, Big End, Pendle Way, Barley, Lower Black Moss Reservoir, Aitken Wood, Upper Black Moss Reservoir, Black Moss Road, Twiston Moor, Twiston, Twiston beck, Score Clough Beck 11.5 mls 2,350 ft 6 hrs Strenuous
Sunday, 14th January Cromptons, Affetside, Stormer Hill Closes, Two Brooks Valley, Hawkshaw, Lower House, Quarlton Fold Farm, Birches, Turton Bottoms. 7.6 mls 900 ft   Moderate
Wednesday, 10th January A Penwortham Playground, Avenham & Miller Parks, Frenchwood, Walton le Dale 6 mls 560 ft 3 hrs Leisurely
Sunday, 7th January Pendle Hill, Ogden Clough, Upper Ogden Reservoir, Lower Ogden Reservoir 6.5 mls 1,300 ft 3 hrs Strenuous
Wednesday, 3rd January Woodland Road, Ansdell Station, A5261, Witch Wood, Lytham Hall entrance, Ballam Raod, Green Drive, Saltcotes Road, A584, Lytham Promenade and Green. Divert through Lowther GardensĀ  and into Witch Wood and return to pub along the main road. 6 mls 53 ft 2.75 hrs Leisurely