Derwentwater

Programme of Walks

  • All walks are graded as to difficulty. For an example of the grading system click here.
  • To get the most out of your walks, please read the guidelines for walkers and safety matters by clicking here.
  • For details of all walks on this programme please contact the appropriate leader below. He/she will then be able to provide specific details of the starting point and time, terrain, ascent, distance and difficulties and answer any queries you may have.
  • Please be aware that it is occasionally necessary to cancel walks at the last minute due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort is made to add such changes to the website, but it is always advisable to contact the leader on the phone number supplied.

Easy Walks Leisurely Half Day Walks
Moderate Walks Moderate Wednesday Walks
Strenuous Walks Click on the grid reference to find the start point on Street Map

Easy Walks

Walks are 4 - 5 miles long

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
19/11/17 10.30

AMM at Brockholes Short walk followed by lunch, AMM business and presentation from Ribble River Trust

Brockholes car park PR5 0AG     4 Little  
03/12/17 1.30 Knott End Knott End car park SD 347 485 7 5 Little Joan R 01253 865780
17/12/17

Walk
1pm

 

Meal
4pm

Barton

The Sparling in Barton on A6

 

Meal at the Sparling TBC

SD 514 372

 

7

 

5

 

None

 

Ann M 01253 886143

Eliza-
beth 01253 884131

14/01/18 1.30 Marton Mere Stanley Park Cafe, Blackpool SD 326 359 7 5 None Ann M 01253 886143
28/01/18 1.30 Lytham Granny's Bay, Lytham SD 345 273 7 5 None Sheila 01253 725680
25/02/18 2pm Great Eccleston Great Eccleston Square SD 425 402 7 5 Little Jane 01772 436494

Leisurely Half Day Walks

These walks 5 to 5.5 miles long

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
22/11/17 10.15 Knott End      
FY6 0EA
Esplanade,Cafe Car Park   6 5.5 Little Chris & Barbara 01253 820945
29/11/17 10.15 Roddlesworth Hare & Hounds PR6 8DP SD 643 224 6 5 250 Bob & Helen 07813 601231
06/12/17

 

 

10.00

 

9.00

Lunch at Ferraris

 

Short walk - please note earlier start time

Long walk

Contact Peter for Lunch

 

Chipping car park

 

Ferraris

 

6

 

5

 

8

Orders:

 

Short walk:

Long walk:

Peter 01253 314077

John 01253 640435

Dorothy 01772 865059

13/12/17 10.15 Tewitfield Longlands Hotel SD 519 736 6 5.4 394 Stewart 01772 682879
20/12/17 10.15 TBA           Stephen 01772 748163
03/01/17 10.15 Lytham The Blossoms FY8 4EP SD 348 281 6 5.5 Nil Ann 01253 886143
10/01/18 10.15 West Bradford 3 Millstones Inn BB7 4SX   6 5   Bill
01772 456974
17/01/18 10.15 TBA     6 5   Chris & Dianne 01253 722056
24/01/18 10.15 Anglezarke Reservoirs Bay Horse PR6 9ER SD 612 145 6 5 Little Jane 01772 436494
31/01/18 10.15 Lime Valley Trail, Bly New Wagonners BB11 5NS SD 830 293 6 5 700 John & Peter 01253 640435
07/02/18 10.15 Yarrow Valley Bowling Green Pub PR7 5LA SD 552 167 6 5 100 Bob & Helen 07813 601231
14/02/17 10.15 TBA           Penny & Ann 01257 424446
21/02/18 10.15 Staining The Plough   6 5   John & Ann 01253 890717

Moderate Wednesday Walks

These are full day walks so you will need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
19/11/17 10.15

AMM at Brockholes Short walk followed by lunch, AMM business and presentation from Ribble River Trust

Brockholes car park PR5 0AG

 

    4 Little  
22/11/17 10.15 Crook o' Lune Car Park SD 521 648 4/5 8 Flat Joan S 01772 791530
06/12/17

 

 

10.00

 

9.00

Lunch at Ferraris

 

Short walk - please note earlier start time

Long walk

Contact Peter for Lunch

 

Chipping car park

 

Ferraris

 

6

 

5

 

8

Orders:

 

Short walk:

Long walk:

Peter 01253 314077

John 01253 640435

Dorothy 01772 865059

13/12/17 10.15 Barley Heritage Centre CP at Barrowford SD 862 398 4/5 7.5 1,000 John H 01257 271257
27/12/17 10.15 Rivington Upper Hall Barn SD 633 145 4/5 8 1,000 David K 01772 312027
31/01/18 10.15 TBA     4/5     Christine S 01253 825295
28/02/18 10.15 Formby Lifeboat Road CP SD 276 066 4/5 9 Little David K 01772 312027

Moderate Walks

These are full day walks so you need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
19/11/17 10.15

AMM at Brockholes Short walk followed by lunch, AMM business and presentation from Ribble River Trust

Brockholes car park PR5 0AG     4 Little  
26/11/17 10.15 Chorley Circular Yarrow Valley car park PR7 3QL   4 9 100 Jim C 01257 241349
03/12/17 10.15 Calder Vale and Bleasdale Cobble Hey Farm car park SD 536 449 4 9   Christine M 07775 487337
17/12/17  

Christmas meal following a choice of two walks, 5.3 miles and 8 miles. Or just come for the meal

Longridge Golf Club car park, PR3 2TU

10am Long walk

 

10.30am Short walk

  4

 

 

8

 

5.3

 

 

1,200

 

400

 

Jim C 01257 241349

Jeanette 01257 241349

14/01/18 10.15 Affetside & Hawkshaw Jumbles car park SD 736 140 4 8 1,100 Christine H 01257 271257
21/01/18 10.15 TBA     4     Jeanette C 01257 241349
28/01/18 10.15 Borrowdale Borrowdale Wood NY 606 015 4 7.5 1,400 Betsy 01772 682740
04/02/18 10.15 Barnacre Moor Garstang High Street car park SD 493 454 4 9.5 650 Frank 01772 865578
11/02/18 10.15 Carnforth Carnforth Boundary SD 487 700 4 7.5 170

June
01253 893765

18/02/18 10.15 Silverdale     4     Brian 2
25/02/18 10.15 Hurstwood & Sheldon Clough Townley Park, Burnley long stay car park SD 857 312 4 8.5 1,200 John H 01257 271257

 

Strenuous Walks

These are full day walks so you need to carry food and drink with you

DATE START TIME WALK AREA START POINT GRID REF GRADE DISTANCE in miles ASCENT in feet LEADER'S TEL
19/11/17 10.15

AMM at Brockholes Short walk followed by lunch, AMM business and presentation from Ribble River Trust

Brockholes car park PR5 0AG     4 Little  
03/12/17 9.30 Leck Fell Fraser Hall car park SD 635 765 3 11 1,800 Pat
01253 734665
10/12/17 9.30

Southern Fells

Please bring a torch

Tarn Hows NT car park SD 326 996 3 10 2,200 John 01772 682740
17/12/17  

Christmas meal following a choice of two walks, 5.3 miles and 8 miles. Or just come for the meal

Longridge Golf Club car park, PR3 2TU

10am Long walk

 

10.30am Short walk

   

 

 

8

 

5.3

 

 

1,200

 

400

 

Jim C 01257 241349

Jeanette 01257 241349

07/01/18 9.30 South Pennines Gorple Reservoir car park SD 947 323 3 12 2,100 Ray
01253 869714
14/01/18 9.30 Forest of Bowland Downham car park SD 784 440 3 11 2,200 Kath 01772 785044
04/02/18 9.30 Howgills Sedbergh (roadside by playing field) SD 655 923 3 11 2,300 John 01772 682740
11/02/18 9.30 Yorkshire Dales N & C Kettlewell, opposite garage SD 968 722 3 11 2,500 Kath 01772 785044

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Transport:
Members are encouraged to 'car share' as much as possible. The recommended mileage rate is 10p per mile.

Walk Reports:
To enable leaders to submit walk reports a form is available here as a Word Document.

Reminder:
On the odd occasion that a member or visitor has an accident while participating in a group walk it may be necessary to fill in an accident report form. These are available from the group secretary and the Treasurer.

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