|Walk:||Dean Brook, Grenngore, Spire Hill, Longridge Fell, Walker Fold, Stonyhurst College|
|Start Point:||Hurst Green Community Centre||Grid Reference:||SD 684 382|
|Distance:||9 miles||Ascent:||1,180 feet|
|Weather:||Sunny and cold|
|Comments:||Despite the ground being frozen there were still a lot of muddy sections. The cold crisp weather ensured good views to the Chipping Fells and to Pendle Hill.|
Setting out beside Dean Brook . . .
our route took us past Greengore, a 17th century hunting lodge
Looking back to Pendle Hill
Is this the latest in garden features?
Lots of sbowdrops - but not quite open yet
Spire Hill . . .
with great views to the Chipping Fells
An unusual feature on our descent . . .
provides a frame for the distant view
Sunny wood - and Marie
St Peter's Church in Stonyhurst College . . .
which underwent extensive repair and refurbishment in 2010–11