Wednesday, 3rd April 2013


Walk: Darwen Moor, Jubilee Tower, Sunnyhurst Wood, Roddlesworth Reservoir, Tockholes Plantation
Start Point: Slipper Lowe car park Grid Ref: SD 664 202
Distance: 7 miles Ascent: 1,280 feet
Weather: Sunny with a cold wind Time: 2.75 hours
Comments: A short walk taking in Jubilee Tower, Sunnyhurst Wood and Roddlesworth Reservoir. A sunny day was forecast and while it wasn't as bad as previous days, there was still a cold blustery wind at Jubilee Tower. After walking through the woods I was surprised to find snowdrifts blocking the track en route to Tockholes Plantation. However these were easily overcome and a simple walk through Tockholes Plantations soon brought me back to the car.

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Looking across Darwen to the wind farm


Jubilee Tower . . .


also known as Darwen Tower


Sunnyhurst Hey Reservoir


The snow drift is no problem at first . . .


but as I proceed along the track . . .


it becomes more extensive


Not one boat . . .


but a total of four on Roddlesworth Reservoir


Icicles adorn the banks of the River Roddlesworth . . .


in Tockholes Plantations

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