Pleasant walks with camera and three dogs
A few days ago, when I did my walk on the edge of Darwen Moor I noticed what looked like a new path on the east side of Anglezarke Moor that seemed to be heading in the direction of Great Hill.
When I got home after the walk I took a look at my map and saw that “new” path was in fact shown as a public foorpath, so it appeared was under some kind of refurbishment, possibly with a view to encouraging walkers to use this path rather than the much used (and often very boggy) path a litle farther north. The newly refurbished path met the other path close by the ruins of Pimms farm before continuing up onto the top of Great Hill.
So today I went back to the car park on Crookstone Road and set off with my dogs the few hundred yards to the A675 (Bolton to Abbey Village road), where we crossed over and went through a stile to begin a short walk I had plotted out a few days earlier. My intention was to follow the newly surfaced path and, hopefully, make my way to the ruins of Pimms Farm then follow the other path back down to the road and into Roddlesworth Woods before making my way back to the car. In the event the new surface petered out about 2/3rd of the way to the farm ruins and bacame a very narrow dirt path through the tall grass. By that time the weather was beginning to look decidedly murky, with an ominous threat of rain, and as I didn’t fancy getting soaking wet I scuttled off back to the car.
Here is a five minute video showing how windy it was, although Brett, Molly and Sam didn’t seem at all bothered as they enjoyed chasing up and down the path.