Bolton CHA Rambling Club -
‘C’ Walks are “Easier” category walks at a slower pace, equivalent to Wednesday No. 3 walks.
COACH TRIP – SEDBURGH Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand G) for 8.30 start.
'A' – Sedburgh, Rawthey Valley, Cautley Spout, The Calf, Calders, Sedburgh.11 miles mountain walk, 2000 feet. Steve Almond
'B' – Bridge End, Brigeflatts, Birks, Millthrop Bridge, Fairfield Mill, Straight and Settlebeck Bridge, Sedburgh.7 miles (may be subject to change to increase the mileage). Pauline Francis
'C' – Sedburgh, Howgill Lane,Under Winder, Ingmire Hall, River Rawthey, Birks Hill, Sedburgh.6.5 miles. Frank Atherton
A – MARPLE MEANDER – RAIL RAMBLE -
B – STONE CIRCLE – Meet at Turton Tower for 10.30 start.Stone Circle, 3 Lowes, Wayoh West, Barlow Institute, Turton Bottoms, Jumbles East.Y.M. Ray Jennings.
C – WHITE COPPICE – 125 bus to Crown Hotel, Horwich. Cars to Lever Park Ave at 10.00 to transport passengers to Anglezarke CP for 10.30 start.Kay's Farm, White Coppice, East of Reservoir, Anglezarke CP 6 miles. Frank Atherton
'A' – TURTON HEIGHTS – (Manchester Walking Festival) – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.30. Walk starts from Bromley Cross Station GR 727 132 at 10.00.Turton Tower, Turton Heights, Entwistle Station, Wayoh Reservoir, Turton Bottoms, Jumbles.X.M. Chris Deacon.
'B' – ROGER WORTHINGTON'S GRAVE – Cars to Jumbles for 10.30 start.Affetside, Two Brooks, Boardman's vis Valley, Edgworth, Turton Bottoms.Y.M. Gordon Hughes
'C' – CAR RAMBLE – WHALLEY NAB – 125 Harwood bus and cars to the rear of Morrison CP, Harwood for 9.30 and then on to CP for start of the walk. Whalley Nab, Whalley Abbey, Whalley Golf Course, Gamecock Inn, Whalley Nab back to Whalley.6 miles. Terry & Hazel Kirane
COACH TRIP – STAVELEY Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand G) for 8.30 start.
'A'/'B' – Staveley, Dales Way, Hagg Foot, Potter Tarn, Gurnal Dubs, Garnett Bridge Wood, Brunt Knot Farm, Staveley.X.R. Alan Simkin
'C' – Darley Bridge, The Dales Way, Cowan Head, Staveley Park, and the boatyard where you can either go in to the brewery and have a pint or stop for afternoon tea. 5 miles low level walking. Pauline Francis.
‘C’ – SEVEN ACRES/LEVERHULME PARK – Walk starts at Oakenbottom Road, Off Bury Road at 11.007 Acres and Leverhulme Park.5-
'A' WHALLEY NAB – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00. Cars to Springwood CP (BB7 9UE) on the A 671 (GR 742361) at 10.00Nab Wood, River Calder, Read Hall, Wiswell, Commonside .X.M. Danny Mangan
'B' – DARWEN MOOR – Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand 'C') (check times with leader) for bus to Darwen bus station. Walk starts from Deli Carlo cafe (opposite the bus station BB3 1BG) at 10.30. Darwen, Jubilee Tower, Step Back, Roddlesworth, Tockholes, Sunnyhurst Wood, Darwen.Y.M. Steve Almond
'C' – HAIGH HALL – 575 Wigan bus from Bolton interchange to St Katherine's Church, Blackrod. Cars to park at Goose and Gander CP for 10.30 start. Little Scotland, Abbey Farm, Arley Hall, Canal, Haigh Hall, Blackrod.6 miles. Beryl Barrack
'A' – SUTTON IN CRAVEN – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00. Cars to Sutton in Craven for 10.15 start.Low Fold, Pole Stoop, Goose Eye, Laycock, Steeton Moor, Sutton in Craven.Y.R. Anne & Malc Delaney
'B' – TWO LAKES – Meet at Turton Tower for 10.30 start.Turton Bottoms, Chapeltown, Wayoh Circuit, Barlow Institute, Jumbles.Lunch and Nibbles at Irwell Vale Station.Y.M. Frank Atherton
'C' – SUNNYHURST WOODS – Meet at Moss Bank Park at 10.00 for transport to Ryal Fold for 10.30 start.Step Back, Lych Gate, Sunnyhust Visitors Centre, Winter Hill, Higher Hill Farm.6 miles. Frank Wall
COACH TRIP – KIRKBY STEPHEN Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand G) for 8.30 start.
'A'/'B' – Bollam Bridge, Millennium Footbridge, Nateby, Lammerside Castle, Carr House, Pendragon Castle,Kirkby Stephen.Approx 9 miles. Sarah Ozanne.
'C' – This will be a scenic and low level walk. It will probably encompass a stretch along the river, the exploration of a castle site, Stenkrith Park and more. Further details about this lovely walk will be revealed on the day.5-
'A' LANGDALE PIKES -
'C' – SUMMERSEAT GARDEN CENTRE – Cars to Hare and Hounds public house, Holcombe Brook. Walk starts here on Lumb Carr Road (B6214), left at junction with Bolton Road at 10.30.Summerseat Garden Centre, Chest Wheel, Burrs Country Park, Touch Road Farm, Nabbs Farm, Brooksbottom.6 miles. Mary Turner.
PRESIDENTS WALK125 Preston bus to Crown Hotel, Horwich. Meet at Lever Park Ave at 10.10 for transport to Rivington Hall Drive for 10.30 start.Bowling Club, Street Drive, Healy Nab, White Coppice, Anglezarke, Overflow Steps, Bowling Club. Please contact Alan if you wish just to go direct to the Bowling Club without walking for approx time that the walkers with be arriving there. 7 miles. Alan Turner.
'A' – KINDER SCOUT – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00. Walk starts at 10.15 at the Lay BY on the A624, 2 miles south of Glossop (GR 034908).Harry Hut, Mill Hill (Pennine Way), Kinder Scout, Kinder Downfall, Red Brook, Kinder Reservoir, Chunal Summit.X.R. Alan Simkin
'B' – HAIGH – Meet at Balcarres Arms, Haigh for 10.30 start.Canal, Plantation Gates, Douglas Valley, Haigh Hall Grounds.Y.M. Peter Murray
'C' – TORRA BARN – Cars to Eagley Cricket Ground for 11.00 start.Dunscar Fold, Smith Lane, Turton Golf Course, Torra Barn, Lunch at Turton Tower, Eagley.6 miles. Stella Liversidge.
3rd August – COACH TRIP – MALHAM
Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand G) for 8.30 start.'A' – Malham, Janet's Foss, Weets Top, Calton, Airton, Kirkby Malham, Malham.Aprox 9 miles. Hilary Walton
'B' – Malham, Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar, Malham Tarn, Malham Cove, Malham.8 miles Frank Atherton
'C' – Details will be passed around the coach on the day of the trip. Audrey Dempsey. Full details of all walks will be announced by leaders on the coach. There will be comfort stops on the trip.
'C' – WHEATSHEAF CLOUGH – Cars to Turton Tower for 11.00 start.Clough House, Entwistle Reservoir CP, Wayoh Reservoir Extension, Wheatsheaf Clough, Isherwood Fold, Turton Bottoms, Turton Tower.6 miles. Peter Murray.
'A' – ARNCLIFFE – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00. Walk starts from Arncliffe, Yorkshire Dales GR SD 9315 7185. Post Code for Falcon Inn is BD23 5QE.Hawkswick Cote, High Cote Moor, Great Close, Clowder, Yew Cogar Scar.X.R. Brian Thomas.
'B' – LEAD MINES CLOUGH – 125 Preston bus to Crown Hotel, Horwich. Meet at Lever Park Ave AT 10.10 for transport to Rivington Hall Drive for 10.30 start. Dyke Path, Hempshaws, Simms, Lead Mines Clough, Jepsons Gate, Manor House, Overflow Steps, Rivington Hall Drive.Y.M. Julia Watmough
'C' – NUTTALL PARK – Cars to Nuttall Park CP, Ramsbottom for 10.30 start.Stubbins, Strongstry, Orwell Vale, Old Railway Line. 6 miles. Frank Atherton
'A ' – PINHAW BEACON – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Street at 9.00 Walk starts from layby near Pinhaw Beacon (GR 939472) at 10.15.Lothersdale, Surgill Beck, Elslack Reservoir, Pennine Way.X.R. Anne Cash.
'B' – 2 LAKES – Meet at Turton Tower for 10.30 start. Turton Bottoms, Chapeltown, Wayoh Circuit, Barlow Institute, Jumbles. Y.M. Frank Atherton
'C' – DOFFCOCKER (New Walk) – 125 Preston bus to Doffcocker public house. Cars to Doffcocker Lodge CP adjacent to Triangle Chorley Old Road for 10.30 start.Boot Lane, Old Links Golf Course, Sheep House Farm, Tippett House, Moss Bank Park, Doffcocker. Approx 6 miles. Margaret Goudge.
'B' – WIGAN GREAT HEART – Bus and cars to Morrison's CP, Ince for 10.30 start.Top Lock, Haigh Hall, Sinclair Lane, Tow Path, Kirklas/Ince.Y.M. Peter Gaskell.
'C' – MOSES GATE – 524 bus to Moses Gate Country Park. Cars to bottom CP for for 10.30 start.Top Canal, Ringlwy, Prestolee, Moses Gate.6 miles. Audrey Dempsey
COACH TRIP – GRASMERE
Meet at Bolton bus station (Stand G) for 8.30 start.'A' – Ambleside, Loughrigg Fell, Silver How, Blearigg, Grasmere.10.5 mountain walk with 2685 feet of ascent. Danny Mangan & Peter Murray.
'A' – 'A' PARTY WEEKEND.
'B' – HOLLYMOUNT – Cars to Jumbles CP for 10.30 start.Slack Lane, Affetside, Two Brooks Valley, Hollymount Top 'o' Quarlton, Pallett, Turton Bottoms.Y.M. Gordon Hughes
'C' – TURTON GOLF COURSE – Cars to Turton Tower for 10.30 start.Clough House, Wayoh Reservoir, Barlow Institute, Birches, Jumbles, Littermans Bridge, Turton Tower 7 miles. Audrey Dempsey.
'A' – SCORTON – Meet at Aldi CP, Higher Bridge Stret at 9.00. Walk starts from the Square, Scorton at 10.00 (outside Scorton Barn PR3 1AU. GR (492488).Wyre Way, Throstle Nest Farm, Grizedale Lea Reservoir, Harrisend Fell, Street Bridge.X.R. Anne Cash.
'B' – RIVINGTON CIRCULAR – 125 Preston bus to Lever Park Ave, Horwich. Meet cars in Lever Park Ave for transport to Rivington Hall Drive for 10.30 start.Dean Wood, Alance Bridge, Jepsons Gate, Manor House, Overflow Steps, Liverpool Castle, Higher Derbyshires.Y.M. Julia Watmough
'C' – SAMUEL CROMPTON'S WALK – 507 Harwood bus and cars to Morrison's, Harwood. Cars park at the back of Morrison's on the road for 10.30 start.Longsight Park, Oaks Lane, Bank Top, Hall 'ith Wood, Firwood Fold, Longsight Park. 5 miles. Michael Langdon
The Countrywide Holiday Association, (C.H.A.) originally had many holiday centres located throughout the country. In the 1990’s the company ceased trading, however many of the Clubs that were formed have continued to use the name of the Association and have flourished by offering different activities to members.