|Walk:||Lever Park, Wilderswood, White Brow, Burnt Edge, Smithills Dean, Smithills Moor, Winter Hill, Belmont, Ward's Reservoir, Winter Hill, Noon Hill, Belmont Road, Rivington Hall Barn|
|Start Point:||Rivington Great Barn||Grid Reference:||SD 628 138|
|Distance:||14 miles||Ascent:||2,480 feet|
|Weather:||A hot start, clouding over in the afternoon with a shower near the end|
|Comments:||Repeating a walk from earlier this year the route was changed to avoid some very overgrown paths. A few sections were rather boggy and thoughts of leading this walk for the group will have to wait until the ground is frozen or has dried up.|
Liverpool Castle folly in Lever Park
River Douglas is crossed . . .
via a substantial bridge
Winter Hill from White Brow
Some attractive cottages . . .
on Old Colliers Row
Belmont Church is having an upgrade
Two noisy pheasants fly into the churchyard . . .
and start to display to one another
Ward's Reservoir . . .
where water no longer flows over the steps
Winter Hill . . .
and looking back from Noon Hill