Silsden 31-05-2017

A Business Park on the edge of Silsden was the unlikely start point for today’s walk. On a glorious late Spring morning, 18 of us set off down a short track and then across a grassy meadow to reach the Millenium Way where we turned left and upwards! We stopped before 11 for elevenses, as there wasn’t going to be anywhere else suitable for some time. The route took us up to Higher Brunthwaithe, along the top of Silsden Golf Course, with beautiful views all round. On up to Swartha, past Landrover and tractor graveyards, and then via...

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Blackburn to Whalley Linear 02-06-2017 – Leader Derek

Blackburn to Whalley Linear 02-06-2017 – Leader Derek

11 met at Whalley Abbey in the rain to catch the bus to Blackburn, with Anne neatly joining the bus enroute to make 12 walkers. Disembarking at Blackburn Bus Station we went to quickly admire the Cathedral, with displays depicting the weaving shuttle and the crown of thorns, and amazing modern art work adorning the walls. Derek informed us the walk was Roy’s suggestion, so imagine our surprise when we headed through Blackburn to the Leeds and Liverpool canal! Initially it was quite murky, and while it did improve and the rain stop, it...

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