Category Archives: Lancashire

Warton Crag and Jenny Brown’s Point.

My walk this week was in north west Lancashire where our plan was to climb Warton Crag. We parked at Warton Crag quarry which is a Local Nature Reserve. We  had hoped to see some rare fritillary butterflies, but not … Continue reading

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Springtime in Middle-Earth.

My walk this week started from Hurst Green in Lancashire. J.R.R Tolkien, author of ‘Lord of the Rings’ spent time in this area of the Ribble Valley and it is thought that this was the inspiration for his fictional hobbit … Continue reading

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The Wyre Way at Knott End

My walk this week was from Knott End On Sea from where Les and I did a circular walk taking in part of the Wyre Way Long Distance Footpath. We parked near the sea wall in Knott End and were … Continue reading

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Wet and windy at Worston.

The snow of the past week had melted as mild air drifted in across the Atlantic bringing with it lots of rain. The weather forecast for Sunday was for persistent rain all day, and it proved correct. I was out … Continue reading

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Scorton and Nicky Nook with CRC.

On Sunday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club at Scorton where I joined the B party led by Lin and Jean. When I accompanied them on the reccee a few weeks ago conditions underfoot were terrible with waterlogged fields … Continue reading

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In the shadow of Pendle Hill.

My walk this weekend started from the beautiful hamlet of Worston in the shadow of Pendle Hill. As we left the village we saw some unusual sheep by the roadside. Our route took us along field paths and tracks towards … Continue reading

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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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