Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Firwood Fold

I’d not visited Firwood Fold for a while, certainly not as a start of a dog walk.  Just as I  parked an ominous black cloud came across, thunder cracked and … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

American Skunk Cabbage

I dont know if one can get excited about the appearance of such a plant, but to me this is one of the signs of Spring well on its way. … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Watergrove Reservoir

Perhaps the sun only shines on Wednesdays, today was a lovely afternoon as was many Wednesday’s for the past few weeks. On this lovely day we set out to explore … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Institute

Our afternoon walk a couple of days ago took us up through Barrow Bridge again. The bank way into the village from Lightbounds takes one to the “Workers Model Dwellings” … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pendle Waters Meeting

After almost incessant rain over the last few weeks, it seems such a delight to have a forecast of a full sunny day. So we planned a walk that would … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Burnt Edge Colliery Brickworks

Was up to doing a circuit of Burnt Edge yesterday. At the end of the old tramway is the Colliery; Brickworks and farm ruins. This time of year the vegetation … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Smithills Estate Demonstration Event

  Earlier this week, I was invited to a demonstration event at the new Woodland Trust Estate here in Smithills. This estate starts just across the road, I can see … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wilderswood Rescue

I was going to blog about Wilderswood today. This is the small piece of ancient woodland off Georges Lane on the way up to Rivington Pike. But a more exciting … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment