|Walk:||Tootle Height, Written Stone Lane, Springs Farm, Buckley Hall, Stydd, Ribchester, Lords Farm|
|Start Point:||The Corporation Arms||Grid Reference:||SD 617 373|
|Distance:||10 miles||Ascent:||840 feet|
|Weather:||A sunny day but quite cold|
|Comments:||Marie and Pat joined me to recce this route for the club Christmas walk. Much of the route was pleasant but there were some short muddy sections.|
A black swan out for a walk . . .
near this unusual development on Written Stone Lane
St Saviour's Church, Stydd . . .
used to be a hospice for the care and shelter of pilgrims and lepers . . .
and has enjoyed the patronage of the Knights Hospitallers
of the Grand Order of St John of Jerusalem . . .
and still holds monthly services
Beside St Saviours sister church, St Wilfred's . . . .
the Roman remains of The Granaries can be found . . .
with lots of information to check out