Date Venue Miles Walk Leader Terrain Lunch Start
2019 22 May Pennington Flash 4 Mary Barbour Easy Pub 10:30
MEET: Nevison Inn, 96 Plank Lane, Leigh WN7 4QE. Toilets and order food. Small car park, so share lifts, block one another in, or you can park on the road
WALK: Easy walk round Pennington Flash. Toilets and burger van available at visitor centre. Bring binoculars if you are a birdwatcher. The first part of the walk is with the C walk on the same day
DIRECTIONS: take A579 from Winwick signposted to Leigh for about 2 miles, turn right at T junction and left at traffic lights at Red Lion onto B5207 towards Golborne. Cross A580 and in ¾ mile turn right at traffic lights into Slag Lane then follow the road for 2 miles. Pub is on left ¼ mile beyond canal.
11 miles taking about 30 mins from Warrington Town Centre
LEADER: Mary Barbour 0161 775 4471 mobile on the day 07510 284682
12 Jun Walton 4 Meg Owens, Anne Pridden & Kath Middleton Easy Cafe or Picnic 10:30
MEET: 10.15 am at the Heritage Yard, Walton Gardens WA4 6SN (by the cafe). Toilets are on the way to the Heritage Yard from the car park. (If still ‘out of order’ additional toilets about 5 mins into the walk). Lunch at Walton Gardens cafe, or bring a picnic.
WALK: Mainly paths, steps to/from canal and around Appleton Reservoir, May be muddy if wet.
DIRECTIONS: From Warrington. Turn left off Chester Road (A56) at the traffic lights in Higher Walton, then turn right onto Walton Lea Road (opposite Walton Arms pub) car park at the end of the road. Car park at Walton Gardens £3 for the day.
NOTE: there may be free roadside parking, if spaces, on Old Chester Road, by Walton Arms. This is approx. 1/4 mile walk to Walton Gardens.
CONTACT: before the day Meg 01925 263507. On the day Anne 07731 868184.
26 Jun Moore 4.5 Linda Skelhorne Easy Pub 10:30
18 Sep Lymm 4.5 Nina Kingston Easy Pub 10:30