Monthly Archives: February 2015

Round the reservoirs at Rivington

My walk this week centres on the Rivington Estate, once the home of Lord Leverhulme. Born in 1851 he was the son of a grocer in Bolton but grew up to be a successful businessman. Starting as a manufacturer of … Continue reading

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CRC Ingleton

Yesterday I was at Ingleton with Crosby Rambling Club and I did the ‘C’ party walk. Not because I wanted an easy day but because a) The weather forecast was horrendous with heavy rain due in the afternoon falling as … Continue reading

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Along Blackstone Edge

Yesterday I braved the wind to walk along Blackstone Edge which used to form the boundary between Lancashire and Yorkshire. Names have changed but the ridge remains the same and is as popular as ever. Maybe not on a day … Continue reading

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Mow Cop and Little Moreton Hall

Yesterday I was out for a walk with friends from my local gym. Our destination was Mow Cop which straggles the Cheshire/Staffordshire border. We started our walk from Little Moreton Hall, a National Trust property. It is a moated, half … Continue reading

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An amble in Ambleside

Clear blue skies and lots of sunshine, fantastic and I’m in the Lake District with Crosby Rambling Club. We are in Ambleside and I am going to do an easy stroll or amble with the ‘B’ party. We started our … Continue reading

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