Forthcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

4 Mar 2019 04:09
Published by: Dave Fletcher

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to come and join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays;

Saturday 9th March

'A ' RIBCHESTER – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street BL1 4HJ at 9.00. Walk starts at at the Small Free CP, 1st left after Ribchester Arms public house at 10.15. GR is SD 6517 3535 and the post code of the Ribchester Arms is PR3 3ZQ. Ox Hey, Buckley Hall, Huntingdon Hall, Lower Dutton. 10-12 miles

'B' HAIGH – Meet at Balcarres Arms, Haigh WN2 1PA for 10.30 start. Canal, Plantation Gates, Douglas Valley, Haigh Hall Grounds. 9 miles

'C' GOYT VALLEY- Linear Walk – Meet at Bolton Station BL2 1BE at 9.15 where details of train bookings will be given by the leader. Marple Locks, Peak Forest, Canal, Strines, Brookbottom, Goyt Valley, New Mills, Newton. Train back to Bolton Station. 7 miles 

Wednesday 13th March

1) ROUND LOAF – Meet at Rivington Hall Drive BL6 7SB for 10.30 start. Rivington, Dean Brook, Allance Bridge, Lead Mines Clough, Round Loaf, Dean Black Brook, White Coppice, Overflow Steps, Rivington, Rivington Hall Drive. 8.5 miles 

2) TURTON HEIGHTS – Meet in Dimple Road or the side roads at back of Ciao Baby Restaurant, Dimple for 10.30 start. Dimple Hall, Turton Heights, Stones Bank, Lower Whittaker, Longworth Clough, Critchley Fold. 8 miles 

3) TWO LAKES – Meet at Jumbles CP BL2 4JS for 10.30 start. Turton Bottoms, Chapeltown, Wayoh Circuit, Barlow Institute, Jumbles. 6 miles

Try us out first by just turning up at the meeting points which are all listed on the website;

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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