|Walk:||Hollinshead Hall, River Roddlesworth, Roddlesworth Reservoir, Rake Brook Reservoir, Abbey Village, Tockholes, Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen Tower, Darwen Moor|
|Start Point:||Crookfield Road car park||Grid Reference:||SD 665 191|
|Distance:||10.2 miles||Ascent:||1,770 feet|
|Weather:||Dry with some sunny spells and a cold wind on Darwen Moor|
|Comments:||A pleasant walk with a good variety of terrain. Some footpaths had suffered severe erosion from the recent heavy rain and other sections were muddy or boggy. However, the major part of the walk was on good, well drained paths.|
Looking back up the River Roddlesworth . . .
before passing the waterfall
Roddlesworth Reservoir with Darwen Tower in the distance
Rake Brook Reservoir
High level footbridge leads to . . .
a very old house . . .
built in 1674
Looking over Earnsdale Reservoir to Darwen Tower
A sunny spell as we enter Sunnyhurst Wood
Shetland ponies on the way to . . .
out lunch stop . . .
at Darwen Tower