Sunday, 12th September 2021

Walk: Woodland footpath, Brooke's Lane, Abbey Road, River Calder Bridge, Whalley Banks, Cocks Bridge, Read park, Hodgeon Stone Plantation, Lower Clerk Hill, Whalley Golf Club
Start Point: Whalley Spring Wood Grid Reference: SD 740 360
Distance: 7.5 miles Ascent: 1,182 feet
Time: 4.5 hours
Weather: Overcast but very mild
Comments: A pleasant walk with varied terrainand a steep climb up to Whalley Nab. The footpath into Hodgeon Stone Plantation was a little tricky to find and the footpath through the plantation was quite rough and lined with protruding holly branches.

Side-saddle or astried the log for elevenses!

Matching burrs in the Planatation

Alpacas busy grazing

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