SEGS Walking Group

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 : August 2016

Next Walk: Black Tower, Roughlee. Saturday 24th September 2016 10:30am

Starting from the car park at the Pendle Heritage Centre in Barrowford, this is a walk of around 8 miles. which follows sections of the Pendle Way. On leaving Barrowford we will walk alongside Pendle Water to Blacko Foot, with views of Blacko (or Stansfield) Tower. We shall go on then via Brown Hill and White Hough to Newchurch in Pendle, with extensive views of the back of Pendle. The return to Barrowford from Newchurch goes via Noggarth Cottage. There are no major climbs, but quite a lot of ups and downs. The terrain is varied with some decent paths and woodland tracks in places but we shall be walking mainly across grassy fields. A few sections can be a bit muddy, so boots and gaiters are advised. There are a number of stiles.

As usual bring a packed lunch, drinks, snacks etc.

Finally, there are pubs in Barrowford near the car park and Noggarth Cottage serves Teas, Ice Creams etc.

Directions

Take the M65 East, leaving at Junction 13, A682 (SP Kendal). Follow A682 (SP Kendal, Barrowford) and go most of the way through Barrowford. Go straight across mini roundabout, Booths supermarket on left. Take next right over bridge just before Toll House. Car park (free), is on the left. Time ~ 30 mins

Walk programme 2016-17

          Date        Location                        	          Leader
          24-Sep-2016 Blacko Tower, Roughlee                      Simon Davies
          15-Oct-2016 Pen-y-ghent, Hull Pot                       Mike Howe
          12-Nov-2016 Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge and Great Rock   Andy Clayton
          17-Dec-2016 Local walk                                  TBA
          7-Jan-2017  TBA                   	                  Stuart Hirst
          4-Feb-2017  Croasdale Fell, Whitendale and Dunsop Fell  Tony Gaffney
          4-Mar-2017  Formby                	                  Sharon Westhead
          8-Apr-2017  Simon's Seat and the Valley of Desolation   Annette Patterson
          6-May-2017  Brock Valley                                Graham Harwood
          3-Jun-2017  TBA                                         John Conway
          8-Jul-2017  Stainforth                                  Julie Foote
        

More details of these walks on the programme page.

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