Summer Guided Walks June 2024 to August 2024

GREENMOUNT VILLAGE COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP

GUIDED WALKS JUNE TO AUGUST 2024

All are welcome, no membership required, come regularly or just occasionally on these free guided walks.  You are advised to wear appropriate clothing and hiking boots.  We will walk even if it is raining but not in extreme conditions! These are moderate walks through countryside and moorland with plenty of stiles and several steep inclines.  Sorry no dogs. (NB. Mileage and finishing times are approximate.)

For more information visit website www.westpennineway.org

 

MONDAY 3rd JUNE

Greenmount, Harwood and Affetside circular

Meeting Place: Greenmount Old School BL8 4DS

Time Out: 8.40am. Time Back: 12.45pm.

Route: Old Kays, Owd Nedd’s, Top O’th Knotts,

Affetside

Distance: 7 miles

 

MONDAY 10th JUNE

The Old Wooden Cross walk

Meeting Place: Ramsbottom Railway Station BL0 9AL

Time Out: 8.40am. Time Back: 3.30pm.

Route:  Shuttleworth, Turn, Whittle Pike

Distance 11 miles

 

WEDNESDAY 19th JUNE

7th section of the West Pennine Way

Meeting Place: Entwistle Reservoir Car park BL7 0LU

Time Out: 8.45am.

Time Finish:  3.00pm

Route: Bull Hill Darwen to Longshoot Farm

Back via Coke ovens and Entwistle

Distance: 11 miles

 

MONDAY 1st JULY

Four Café Walk

Meeting Place: Greenmount Old School BL8 4DS

Time Out: 8.40am. Time Back: 12.30pm.

Route: Greenmount, Burrs, Summerseat, Holcombe Brook

Distance: 6 miles

 

MONDAY 8th JULY

Treasures of Burnley old and new

Meeting Place: Clow Bridge car park BB11 5PF

Time Out: 8.45am. Time Back: 3.30pm.

Route:  Townley Hall, Singing Ringing Tree

Distance 12 miles

 

WEDNESDAY 17th JULY

8th section of the West Pennine Way

Meeting Place: Clough Head Car Park BB4 4AT

Time Out: 9am.

Time Finish:  3.30pm

Route: Optional WPW Route passing Calf Hey reservoir to Longshoot Farm

back via WPW through Pickup Bank

Distance: 12 miles

 

MONDAY 5th AUGUST

Whitehead Lodges and Walshaw

Meeting Place: Greenmount Old School BL8 4DS

Time Out: 8.40am. Time Back: 12.30pm.

Route: Greenmount, Kirklees, Owlerbarrow, Walshaw

Back via Meadow Head and Tottington

Distance: 6 miles

 

MONDAY 12th AUGUST

Spectacular views are worth the effort

Meeting Place: Helmshore Museums car park BB4 4PN

Time Out: 8.45am. Time Back: 3.30pm.

Route:  Musbury Brook, Hog Lowe Pike,

back via Ogden and Holden Reservoirs

Distance 11 miles

 

WEDNESDAY 21st AUGUST

9th section of the West Pennine Way

Meeting Place: Clough Head Car Park BB4 4AT

Time Out: 8.45am. Time Back: 3.30pm.

Route:  Haslingden Moor, Leys End, Musden Head Moor,

Back via Tor End, Holden Hall, Heap Clough

Distance 12 miles