|Walk:||Lower College Farm, Ox Hey, Ribchester, Ashmoor House, Pinfold, Elm House|
|Start Point:||Home||Grid Reference:||SD 614 373|
|Distance:||7.1 miles||Ascent:||360 feet|
|Weather:||Sunny and mild|
|Comments:||As the weather had been very cold in the previous few days I was hoping that the ground would be frozen. There were some muddy sections but the fields weren't too bad to walk across. A pleasure to get out over fields and find some new footpaths.|
St Wilfred's Church, Ribchester
A Roman Fort was set up in Ribchester . . .
to guard the crossing point of the River Ribble . . .
and the remains of the granaries . . .
can be found near the church
A child's playground . . .
or a fort guarded by a Roman soldier?