Monthly Archives: October 2009

Wycoller

Wycoller and the Forest of Trawden. 5 miles, easy. At least that was what Les said. The first few miles were across fields with numerous stiles where we had close encounters with various farm animals. On reaching the Pendle Way, … Continue reading

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Buxton, CHA

Crosby CHA. ‘A’ Walk. Shining Tor to Buxton. Here is David’s walk description.   Shining Tor to Buxton ( linear ) Distance 12 miles. Highest point 559 metres (1834 feet) Leader: David Lewis.   We will leave the coach at … Continue reading

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Beeston Castle and the Shropshire Union canal

A 7 mile stroll through the Cheshire countyside. For most of the walk two castles were in view. Beeston Castle has a dramatic location, perched on the summit of a wooded hill rising from the Cheshire Plain. The 13th century … Continue reading

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Great Gable

Friday 16th October 2009. Great Gable (2949ft/899m) is the 7th highest peak in the Lake District and is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. We started our walk from Seathwaite Farm and climbed up alongside Sourmilk Gill. The steep ascent involved … Continue reading

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Dunham Park and the Bridgewater canal

Sunday October 11th. I led a group of friends from my local gym, The Fitness Connection on a short walk at Dunham Massey. We started the walk from Dunham Massey Hall and walked through the park where we spotted some … Continue reading

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Bardsea

October 9th. Bardsea. We started our walk from Bardsea, a quiet village on the northwest shore of Morecombe bay. We walked along the shoreline, part of the Cumbria Coastal way before turning inland through Sea Wood. Leaving the wood we … Continue reading

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CHA Walk, Grasmere

Sunday October 4th 2009. CHA walk. B Party, leader Graham Bevan 7 miles, 1400 feet of ascent We started the walk in Grasmere and climbed up past Allen Bank towards Silver How. Looking to our right we saw a beautiful rainbow … Continue reading

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