Wednesday, 27th June 2018

Walk: 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)
Start Point: Pendle Heritage Centre CP Grid Reference: SD 862 398 
Distance: 7.7 miles Ascent: 1,000 feet
Time: 4.7 hours
Weather: Fine, sunny and warm (upper twenties). Refreshing breeze after Barley.

10 walkers.  Flock of Lapwings aka Peewits at side of Lower Black Moss Reservoir

Our walk started and finished over Higherford Packhorse Bridge, one of Lancashire's finest

Leaving Barrowford by a parched field

Above Fulshaw we looked across to Pendle

Our turn-off in Barley towards Black Moss

On a climb up to the Black Moss Reservoirs

Looking back over Black Moss Reservoir towards Pendle

Approaching Black Moss Farm

Another view back to Black Moss and Pendle

Ready to descend to Blacko Foot

We had sightings of Blacko Tower at various points in the walk

Lunch below Higher Briercliffe

We had problems with a gate near Lower Wheathead.
It may have been caused by shrinking wood

As we followed Blacko Water we crossed back into Roughlee township

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