|Walk:||Cuerden Valley, Farrington, New Longton, Midge Hall, Earnshaw Bridge, Worden Park, Cuerden Valley|
|Distance:||16 miles||Ascent:||500 feet|
|Weather:||Dry with little wind|
|Comments:||The route through Cuerden Valley and Farrington was very quiet. Touching the edges of New Longton avoided busy roads but the route through Midge Hall took me along some very rough roads.|
Buttercup Meadow in Cuerden Valley . . .
where the bridge takes me across the River Lostock