Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Yarrow Reservoir

A wet day today, so more about yesterdays Out and About.  Our walk was around Yarrow reservoir, higher up above the much larger Anglezarke and Rivington lakes. Yarrow is one … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rivington Village

Out looking for a pub for lunch on this bright and sunny day. But the one we had planned was closed. so we headed back to Rivington village for a … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brownstones Quarry

It’s difficult to maintain a daily Out and About blog, particularly when daily walks seem to follow the same local tracks. This location is not far away though and is … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lake District of West Pennine Moors

    Many lakes and reservoirs have been carved out of the valleys to the north of Bolton, cutting through the west and centre of the West Pennine Moors. These … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Turton Heights

    Indoors duties have kept me from being out and about for the past few days. This week promises to have settled weather so a few short walks are … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Early Mass Trespass – Winter Hill.

  Will Yo’ Come O’ Sunday Morning For a walk o’er Winter Hill? Ten thousand came last Sunday But there’s room for thousands still. O the moors are rare and … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

Snow Showers over Two Lads

  Not a lot of time to get out and about too far today and it was also blowing a blizzard. So I went up Two Lads on Winter Hill … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pilkington Quarry

Not immediately obvious from the road, this busy stone quarry lies above Horwich. A path runs between this quieter quarry and Montcliffe stone quarry to the north. These quarries probably … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment