|Walk:||Sawley, Bank Bottom, Higher Asker Hill, Beacon Hill, Lower Heights, Broad Ing, Bolton-by-Bowland, Skirden Beck, River Ribble|
|Start Point:||Spread Eagle car park, Sawley||Grid Ref:||SD 777 465|
|Distance:||10.5 miles||Ascent:||1,280 feet|
|Weather:||A dry day with some sun|
13 members of the group
|Comments:||This was almost the same route as last week, which had been a recce for this walk. The snow had cleared, which made walking much easier but not as picturesque. The covering of frost and hard ground made the possible muddy sections easier to navigate. The walk was followed by a meal at the Spread Eagle and was enjoyed by all.|
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Remains of Cistercian Abbey founded 1147-1148
The ducks enjoy their usual habitat . . .
but it looks a little warmer today
The snow has gone - much to the sheep's delight!
The group heads through . . .
the frost covered fields . . .
and down to . . .
a sunlit bridge
Heading to Shivering Ginnel . . .
we make our way up to Beacon Hill . . .
for our morning coffee break
The next bridge is a little awkward . . .
but leads us on to a sunny bank for lunch
Karen checks out the still steaming dung heap
Same shot as last week - with no ice . . .
As instructed, we follow the cairns across the field
Everyone enjoys their dinner . . .
at the Spread Eagle
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