Walking with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

5 Dec 2018 09:16

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Saturday 8th December

'A' DARWEN MOOR – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00. Walk starts from Cross guns public house, Egerton BL7 9TR  at 9.20. Turton Heights, Whewells, Sugar Leach, Duckshaw, Darwen Moor, Lower Pastures, Stones Bank, X Guns. 10/11 miles moderate Garth Aspden

'B' OLD COACH ROAD – Meet at Horwich end of Lever Park Ave BL7 9TR at 10.30. Derbyshires, Yarrow West, Coach Road, Lead Mines Clough, Yarrow East, Lower Barn, Lever Park Ave.9 miles. Steve Almond

'C' MOSES GATE COUNTRY PARK – 524 bus to Moses Gate Country Park, Cars park at bottom car park BL4 7QS for 10.30 start. Nob End, Top Canal, Oakwood, Ringle Woods, Bottom Canal, Rock Hall. 6 miles Audrey Dempsey

Wednesday 12th December

1) HEALY NAB – Meet at  Rivington Hall Drive BL6 7SB for 10.30 start. Rivington, Street Drive, Grey Heights, Healey Nab, White Coppice, Anglezarke Reservoir, Overflow Steps, Rivington, Rivington Hall Drive. 8.5 miles Jane Lane

2) TOP OF QUARLTON – Meet at Jumbles CP BL2 4JS for 10.30 start. Cromptons, Affetside, Holly Mount, Range House, Top of Quarlton, Pallett, Turton Bottoms. Y.H. 8 miles Alan & Joyce Simkin

3) BRADSHAW BOTTOMS – Meet by the 'The Old Post Office' BL2 4BQ, Harwood. Walk starts from that point at 10.30. Cricket Field, Bradshaw Bottoms, Jumbles Circuit, Riding Gate. 5 miles Terry & Hazel Kirane

Try them out first by just turning up at the meeting points which are all listed on the here http://www.boltoncha.org.uk

Wednesday number ‘1’ and ‘2’ walks are approx. 8-9 miles and of similar standard. Number ‘3’ walks are approximately 6 miles, are easier and at a slower pace. In some cases, post codes are nearest to start point.

Saturday ‘A’ walks are approximately 12 miles, ’B’ are approximately 9 miles and ‘C’ are approximately 6 miles.

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