Saturday 12th May 2018
A delightful easy walk along the river Brock, after a short climb a traverse of fields with marvellous open aspect. As usual likely to be muddy in parts after rain.The garden centre is worth a look round after the walk as it has a nice cafe.
Post Code: PR3 0BT, 38 miles from Eccles, Travel time: approx 45 minutes
Take preferred route to the M61 North and join the M6 northbound. Turn onto the M55 at junction 32 and get into the A6 lane to turn right under the motorway at the Broughton roundabout ie the 3rd exit onto James Towers Way/A6. To go North on the A6 you now have to follow the new road layout James Towers Way/A6 which bypasses Broughton and brings you back onto the A6 where you turn right. At roundabout take first exit and stay on James Towers Way/A6. At roundabout take 2nd exit and stay on James Towers Way/A6. At roundabout take 2nd exit and stay onto Garstang Road/A6. Follow the A6 north through Barton and after about 1 mile turn left at a roundabout into Barton Grange Garden Centre. Park up in the red zone where with any luck we will meet you.
'C' walk 6.5 miles.
Leader: Terry Back Marker: Barbara
Car park: Meet in the Garden Centre car park which is sectioned into different coloured zones and look for flower signs on posts.
Toilets: yes in Garden Centre