Wednesday, 13th August 2008


Walk: Whalley, Whalley Nab, Dean Clough Reservoir, Whalley viaduct
Start Point: Church Lane, Whalley Grid Ref: SD 732 360
Distance: 6 miles Ascent: 750 feet
Weather: Dry and warm with sunny spells
Accompanied by:

On my own

Comments: A pleasant half day walk but some rather muddy patches and a very overgrown path as I approached Whalley Old Road.


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The railway viaduct over the River Calder, seen from the road bridge


Dean Bridge


Approaching Dean Clough Reservoir


The reservoir from the outflow . . .


and from halfway across the dam


The sun highlights Pendle Hill as I walk along Moor Lane


Glad I don't have to enter this field!


From the viaduct, looking back to the road bridge I crossed at the beginning of the walk


14th century gatehouse by the Abbey . . .


and again


19th century cottages near the gatehouse

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