Sunday, 31st January 2016

Walk: Janet's Hill Wood, Sullom Side, Calder Vale, Fell End, Brock Valley, Brock Bottom, Walmsley Bridge, New Bridge, Lancaster Canal
Start Point: Roadside adjacent to The Kenlis Arms, Barnacre Grid Reference: SD 510 438
Distance: 14.5 miles Ascent: 1,270 feet
Time: 7 hours
Weather: Wet for most of the day
Comments: For this group walk mud was guaranteed!!! The fields were soft and boggy, footpaths were inches deep in mud with the only relief being on the roads!! Good company but not a walk I will repeat.

Ready for a wet walk!

Steps take us down to cross the River Calder

In the grounds of Waddacar Activity Centre . . .

we find the perfect spot for lunch . . .

but I don't think Tony is very happy with his sandwich

Our lunch time view!

Beside the River Brock . . .

we had been warned that . . .

there had been a landslip affecting the path

Redundant footbridge

Snowdrops near Brockside

Ian & Karen inspect the weir at New Bridge

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