Monday, 4th June 2012


Walk: Towneley Hall, Coke Ovens, Crown Point, Clowbridge Reservoir, Singing Ringing Tree, Cliviger
Start Point: Towneley Hall car park Grid Ref: SD 851 306
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 1,060 feet
Weather: Overcast with a chilly breeze and intermittent sunshine. Time: 4 hours
Comments: Joseph and I left Towneley Hall car park to walk the Wayside Arts trail, taking in Clowbridge Reservoir and Burnley's Panoptican The Singing Tree. A number of sculptures punctuate the route which follows part of the Burnley Way. Most of the tracks were on good firm ground or on grass but the route was a little difficult to follow in a couple of places due to bushes blocking out the path. To complete the walk a stop was made at the cafe near Towneley Hall for 'refreshments'!


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Joseph at one of the coke ovens - a decorated replica of a brick kiln by artist Julie Miles


Summer  - one of the four sculptures representing the four seasons


Clowbridge Reservoir . . .


and from higher up


Gorse in full bloom


A sculpture at the entrance to . . . 


the Singing Ringing Tree . . .


with Joseph . . .


and me


Hawthorn Tree with gnarled roots


Entrance to a back garden in Cliviger


War memorial . . .


at Towneley Hall . . .


and the main entrance


Time to indulge!

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