Saturday 06th October 2018
The walk covers tracks, paths and fields, with several locations of local interest as signified by Burrs Chimney, a Weir, East Lancashire Railway, passing through some lovely old communities to enjoy good views in "competition with the motorway". The ground underfoot will be muddy in parts.
Sat Nav: BL9 6LL
Take the route of your choice, otherwise one to consider:
Travel Distance: 10-15 miles Travel Time: 30-45 minutes
M60 to junction 17. Exit left off the motorway and bear 1st right at the top of the slip road onto A56. Follow A56 signs looking for Holy Cross Sixth Form College on the right (onthe right travelling towards Bury), passing various junction landmarks: Slatterys on left, Morrisons on right, signs to Pilsworth on right, traffic light junction with Holy Cross Sixth Form College on the right (stay in the inside lane). Continue on Manchester Road A56. Bear slight left onto Jubilee Way A58. Continue to complex road junction to bear right through lights turning right onto Peel Way, through the first set of lights (shopping complex on your left) to turn left at the next lights onto Walmersley Road (approx 2-3 mins) Looking to turn right onto Raymond Avenue, to the top over Milner Avenue, into Clarence Lido Car Park.
'B' walk 8 miles
Leader: Jean Back Marker: TBA
Toilets: Not known
Car Parking: Clarence Lido Car Park (Free)