|Walk:||Clerk Hill, Wiswell Wireless Station, Wiswell Eaves Farm, Cold Coats, Wymondhouses, Nick of Pendle, Churn Clough Reservoir, Sabden, Higher Whins, Wiswell Moor Houses, Clerk Hill|
|Start Point:||Spring Wood car park, Whalley||Grid Reference:||SD 740 360|
|Distance:||11 miles||Ascent:||2,900 feet|
|Weather:||Sunny spells with a cold blustery wind|
|Comments:||Checking out a proposed route for a group walk a number of changes were needed. It became a day of navigating new possibilities. The fields were very wet making difficult walking at times.|
Llamas seem to be . . .
seen more frequently in the countryside
Wiswell Wireless Station
Wiswell Hall, a new Country House which replaces an extensively altered post was prefab
known as 'The Eaves'. It will be a family home with a bed and breakfast business.
Crossing the field from Cold Coats a few sheep thought I was bringing food . . .
so a few more (around 60) decided to follow
Fortunately they eventually realised I didn't have anything for them!
Pendle ski slope where our Olympic hopeful, Dave Ryding, first started skiing
Churn Clough Reservoir