Sunday 18 Feb: No A Walk this week






Sunday 7th May - B


Leader  -------- Tim Birch
Phone numbers  --------- 0161 980 2929
Venue  --------- Blackrod
Grade & Distance  --------- 8 miles Moderate
Map & Grid ref  ---------


Map OL276 Grid Ref: SD605-108

Post Code  --------- BL6 5LP Parking on Blundell Lane
Approx. ascent   --------- 450 ft
Brief Description  --------- From Blundell Lane at little Scotland (on the outskirts of Blackrod), we follow a series of footpaths and urban roads through Blackrod, before descending to cross the A6 and the Douglas River to reach the M6 near Greenland Farm. From here we follow the line of the motorway in a northerly direction towards Shawes Wood. Here we turn and skirt south of Adlington via a mixture of wooded lanes and paths and an industrial estate before again crossing the A6 to reach the Trent and Mersey Canal an River Douglas. We firstly follow the river to Crawshaw Hall and pass Wigan Golf Club, before turning for home along the canal and a series of pleasant country lanes.
Depart Time Stretford  --------- 9.00am
Travel Time  --------- 30 mins
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