Club Meet

Rivington Walking Meet

Sun 29th Jan, 2017

Lester Payne

Meet Promo

Please contact Lester directly on mobile (07748 640 453) if you have any queries or wish to indicate attendance in advance.

Meet at Lever Park Visitor Centre car park (Horwich) at 09:15 for a 09:30 start. The car park map reference is SD634128 - this is at the south end of Lower Rivington Reservoir, opposite Rivington & Blackrod High School. Use map OS Explorer 1:25,000 sheet 287 (West Pennine Moors - Blackburn etc), alternatively OS Landranger 1:50,000 sheet 109 (Manchester).

The walk will be around Lever Park, Rivington Moor and Anglezarke Moor - total distance will depend on conditions of weather and ground underfoot and inclination of participants.

The walk may also take in Anglezarke Quarry, Stronstey Bank Quarry and Lester Mill Quarry if anyone would like to sneak in a climb (all available in the Lancashire Rock guide).

Lester Payne

Lester Payne

Lester at Rivington Arboretum with trees planted in memory of Alan Payne (Dave Shotton)
Rivington Pike Tower (Dave Shotton)
The Pigeon Tower - a place to let your hair down? (Dave Shotton)
Looking over Anglezarke Moor towards Winter Hill (Dave Shotton)
The mast floating above low cloud on Winter Hill (Dave Shotton)