Category Archives: Lancashire

I’ve got that sinking feeling!

Yesterday, Roger and I accompanied Lin and Jean on their reccee for a forthcoming walk with Crosby Rambling Club. Our destination was Scorton at the western edge of the Forest of Bowland and we were due to take in Nicky … Continue reading

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Villages and Witches.

My walk this week was round three villages that lie in the shadow of Pendle Hill in Lancashire. They will forever be associated with the infamous Pendle Witch Trials of 1612. We started our walk from Barley where there were … Continue reading

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A Lancashire Stroll

My walk this week began at Glasson Dock just a few miles south of Lancaster. Lancaster has been a port for centuries but its heyday was in the 17th century with trade between the West Indies and the American colonies. … Continue reading

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Beacon Fell and the River Brock

We picked the hottest day of the year to visit the south western edge of the Forest of Bowland to do our walk. It was graded as easy/moderate so we did not anticipate any problems. We left our car at … Continue reading

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Away with the fairies.

For my walk this week I went to Fairy Glen, situated on the side of Parbold Hill in Lancashire. The Glen follows Sprodley Brook which over a period of time has cut through the underlying sandstone to create the steep … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visit Hurst Green.

At the weekend I was out walking with Crosby Rambling Club. It was our Christmas walk and right from the start some of the ladies were in party mood. It was the silly hat season. I joined the ‘A’ party … Continue reading

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Another walk on the wild side

Yesterday I went for a walk over Easington and Grindleton Fell on the edge of the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire. My walking notes said the distance was 8.5 miles and to allow 5.5 hours. That can’t be right. Even … Continue reading

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