Whalley via Dean Clough Reservoir

Saturday 20th January 2018


Climbing Whalley Nab, the walk contines across fields, tracks and lanes to Great Harwood, passing Bowley Scout Camp and returning to Whalley via Dean Clough Reservoir. There is good scenery and viewpoints of the river Calder, Pendle Hill, Padiham and Huncoat power staions, to name but a few.


Travel time: 40/45 mins (25 miles)

M60 to junction 18. Take Slip Road signposted Bury onto M66. Travel on M66 to sign for A56 Burnley/Clitheroe and Blackburn to M65. Follow this road to large roundabout and take 2nd exit Clitheroe/Huncoat. Follow road to roundabout junction (s) for M65. Take middle lane off the roundabout and take 2nd exit A6068 Whalley. Continue to the 2nd set of traffic lights and bear left onto A671 through Simonstone and READ etc to traffic light juction and bear right A671/A59. Continue to next set of traffic lights and take outside lane to turn right into SPRINGWOOD Car Park (situated just after golf course to your right)


'B' walk 8.5 miles

Map: OS Pathfinder series SD 63/73   OS Explorer 287

Leader: Jean           Back Marker: tba

Parking: Springwood Car Park 

Toilets: Yes







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