A Lancashire based family walking group that enjoys sociable day walks around the North West suitable for young and old.

Welcome to Salesbury Exploration Group, a friendly walking group based in Salesbury, Ribble Valley in the heart of Lancashire.

Walking News : November 2021

Next walk - Blacko, 13th November 10:30am 7.25 miles

This is a walk of 7¼ miles that circumnavigates (but doesn’t visit) Blacko Tower. The walk reaches a height of 1100ft without involving any steep climbing. The terrain is farmland and open moorland, but do note, there are some stretches along roads that may be busy, and will necessitate single file walking.

Start:

Meet at Blacko Foot - map grid reference SD849413.

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Getting There : M65 East to junction 13, signposted Barrowford, Kendal. Go through Barrowford, signposted Gisburn A682. Go through Blacko on A682, just before a tight right hand bend there is a road signposted ‘Roughlee’, on the left, take this. About half a mile down this road is Blacko Foot. There is parking for 4/5 cars (if its full here we’ll have to use the road up near the junction as there is no other parking down the lane). Distance from Wilpshire area ~18 miles, circa. 35 mins.

To register your interest and get more details, please email walks@segs.org.uk.

Walk programme 2021-22

We have a new set of dates for your diaries. Some locations yet to be confirmed.

All walks start 10:30am

      Date           Leader                           Location
      -------------  --------------------------       --------------------------------------
      16 Oct 2021    Annette Patterson/Julie Foote    Great Whernside
      13 Nov 2021    Simon Davies                     Blacko
      11 Dec 2021    Sharon & Nick Westhead           Chipping 
      8 Jan 2022     Group lunch                      Hurst Green
      5 Feb 2022     Graham Harwood                   Wigan area
      5 Mar 2022     Stuart Hirst                     TBC
      9 Apr 2022     Annette Patterson/Julie Foote    Rossendale Way
      7 May 2022     Mike Howe                        TBC
      18 Jun 2022    Alan Walkden                     Dentdale
      9 July 2022    John Conway                      Grindleton            
      6 Aug 2022     John Wainwright                  Whalley treasure hunt
      

More details of these walks on the programme page.

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Walking News : October 2021

Next walk - Great Whernside, 16th October 10:30am 7.5 miles

The first walk of the new season is the third attempt at Great Whernside. Hopefully the weather will be kind to us this time and we can all enjoy a a great walk together. This is not the Whernside of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks, but a lesser summit. The walk visits Providence Pot along the way.

Start:

Meet at the car park in Kettlewell for a 10:30am start. The postcode is BD23 5QZ. Travel time from Wilpshire/Salesbury is about one hour by car.

To register your interest and get more details, please email walks@segs.org.uk.

Walk programme 2021-22

We have a new set of dates for your diaries. Some locations yet to be confirmed.

All walks start 10:30am