Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

New Fields Farm

Today is Lancashire day.  As an ex-patriot Yorkshire man, living in darkest Lancashire, today I will be writing about my home rather than my birthplace. In recent months I have … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hartley House, home to a Greenwood Family

Out for a walk around Calf Hey reservoir next to the lost village of Haslingden Grane. This is on the north western edge of the West Pennine Moors. We came … Continue reading

August 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

Some lovely feedback on my Map Reading and Navigation Course at Rivington.

Just had a lovely comment posted on Tripadvisor about my last Map Reading and Navigation course. I’m so pleased with this I thought I’d share it! I recently attended a … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · 2 Comments

A Round of Fairsnape Fell

It’s been ages since I’ve been up Parlick and Fairsnape. This was my local fell when I lived in Longridge and apart from a snowy winter trip around 5 years … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 1 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

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