All walks start at 10:30 unless otherwise stated. 

Category 1) May walk at a faster pace

Category 2) Intermediate walks between Category 1 & 3 walks

Category 3) Walks are easier and at a slower pace ideal for beginners.

DateWalk CatName of WalkStart PointWalk Way PointsDistance & Terrain Description
2nd Aug 20231BedlamClough Head car parkJamestone Quarry, Accrington Moor, Bedlam, Jackhouse, Higher Warmwithens9 Miles
2High RidMoss Bank Park car parkDoffcocker Lodge, High Rid reservoir, Burnt Edge, Holdens, Walker Fold, Barrow Bridge8 miles
3Irwell ValeNuttall Park car park RamsbottomStubbins, Irwell Vale Train Stop, Old Railway Line6 miles
9th Aug 20231Entwistle Reservoir from Last Drop VillageLast Drop car park (Take right fork on entry. Car park is facing The Pennine suite building)Cox Green Road, New Butterworths, Stone Circle, Entwistle Reservoir, New House Farm,Holly Bank, Clough House9 miles
2Pennington Flash & BeyondWalk starts from the cp of the Robin Hood Public House opposite the entrance to Pennington Flash, (St Helens Road, Leigh, WN7 3PA). Park at the rear of the cp.Sorrowcrow Farm, Mossely Hall. Lightshaw Hall, L & L Canal, Pennington Flash7.5 miles
3Freda's WayWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.05Rivington Hall Barn, Freda's Way, High Bullough Reservoir, Anglezarke Embankment, The Street. 6 miles.
16th Aug 20231Moses GateMeet at Moses Gate Lower car parkNob End, Bolton Bury Canal, Irwell Sculpture Trail, Clifton Park, Giants Seat11 Miles
2Spitlers EdgeNaylor's Terrace behind the old Belmont Bull Public House (Now apartments)Hordern Stoops, Spitlers Edge, Great Hill, Piccadilly, Higher Pasture House8 miles
3Ainsworth CircularDuke William PH, Ainsworth, park on the nearby tracks Knowsley Cottages, Lowercroft Lodges, Bentley Hall5 miles
23rd Aug 20231Round LoafWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.05Rivington, Dean Brook, Alance Bridge, Lead Mines Clough, Round Loaf, Black Brook, White Coppice, Overflow Steps, Rivington9 Miles
2Holly MountHough Fold Way, behind Morrisons Harwood, near the Health Centre Affetside, Two Brooks, Holly Mount, Affetside8 miles
3DoffcockerMoss Bank Park car parkDoffcocker, High Rid, Doffcocker 5 miles 
30th Aug 20231No walk
2Horwich MoorMoss Bank Park car parkDoffcocker Lodge, Old Hall, High Rid, Horwich Moor, Old Harpers, Holden's Farm, Walker Fold8 miles
3Cutacre Cutacre Country Park car park, Rosemary lane Cutacre, Pretoria5 miles
6th Sep 20231Affetside CircularOn Road Near Pack Horse Pub Watling StAffetside, Jumbles, Turton Bottoms, Boardman’s Farm, Range House, Redisher Wood, Croichley Fold, Affetside.10 Miles
2Chapel in the FieldMoss Bank Park car parkBarrow Bridge, Burnt Edge, Wilder's Moor, Harts Houses, Chapel in the Field, High Rid, Doffcocker Lodge8.5 miles
3Turton TowerBatridge Rd car parkStrawbury Duck, Wayoh, Turton Towers, Witton Weavers Way6 miles 
13th Sep 20231Quarlton HeightsTurton Tower car parkTurton Tower, Wayoh, Crowthorn , Quarlton Heights, Red Earth Farm, Edgworth10 Miles
2Healey NabWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive. For people needing transport to the start point, meet at the bus terminus at the bottom of Lever Park Avenue at 10.05Street Drive, Healey Nab, Heapy Lakes, White Coppice, O’Flow Steps8.5 Miles
3High RidWalk starts at Heaton Fold garden centre. Park in the overspill car park opposite. From Chorley New Road, on reaching The Retreat restaurant, turn down Overdale Road, to the bottom.Middlebrook path – woodlands – High Rid – golf course- Middlebrook path7 miles approx. People who wish to cut the walk to 5 miles should meet the group at Lostock station at 11:00
20th Sep 20231Winter HillMoss Bank Park car parkSmithills, Horrocks Wood, Barrow Bridge, Walker Fold, Winter Hill11 Miles
2Withnell MoorRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesRoddlesworth Reservoirs, Abbey Village, Withnell Moor, Stepping Stones, Rocky Brook7 miles
3JumblesHough Fold Way, behind Morrisons Harwood, near the Health Centre Bradshaw Bottom, Jumbles Circuit, Riding Gate.5 miles
27th Sep 20231No walk
2Robin Hoods WellLumb Carr Rd cpChatterton Close, Cronckshaw Fold, Bridge end, Irwell Vale, Old Mill, Tagg Wood7.5 miles
3Lead Mines CloughWalk starts at Rivington Hall Drive.Street Drive, Lead Mines Clough, Dean House 5 miles
4th Oct 20231Three Parks WalkRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesRoddlesworth, Tockholes, Sunnyhurst Wood, Bold Venture Park, Whitehall Park, Darwen Moor, Ryal Fold9.5 miles
2Yarrow ValleyYarrow Valley Country Park car park River Yarrow, Dry Bones Wood, Eller Brook, Wigan Lane, Canal Towpath, Bridge 74, Duxbury Park8 Miles
3Roddlesworth CircularRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesRoddlesworth Circuit.5 miles
11th Oct 20231No walk
2Giants SeatMeet at Moses Gate Lower car parkNob End, Rotary Way, Giant Seat Wood, Cinder Hill, Clammerclough7.5 miles
3Ainsworth CircularDuke William PH, Ainsworth, park on the nearby tracks Knowsley Cottages, Lowercroft Lodges, Bentley Hall5 miles
18th Oct 20231Coke OvensTurton Tower car parkClough House, Batridge Rd cp, Edge Lane, Ramwell's Farm, Whittlestone Head, Coke Ovens, Wayoh Fold, Wayoh Res, Chapeltown8.5 Miles
2Darwen Tower and Donkey BrowRyal Fold Visitor's Centre, TockholesStep Back Brook, Darwen Tower, Sunnyhurst, The Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods, Donkey Brow7 miles
3Barrow BridgeWhitehill Lane. Park on the road, by the side of Belmont Water Treatment PlantWhitehill Lane, Horrocks Fold, Tippet House, Barrow Bridge, Moss Bank Park, Smithills Farm, Oldham, Whitehill Lane6 miles.