Saturday, August 13, 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016 12:30 am by M. in    No comments
Some Brontë alerts from the Pendle Walking Festival (August 13th - 21st August):

Saturday, 13th August
A visit to Ightenhill Manor and Gawthorpe Hall 7 miles - Moderate -
10.00am Meet at layby at the top of Higham Village
Grid Reference: SD812368
Map Reference: L Post Code: BB12 9EU
A visit to the newly researched site of Ightenhill Manor House and to Gawthorpe Hall (visited by Charlotte Brontë)
Leader: Geoff Salter Tel. 07341 283376

Monday 15th August

In the Footsteps of the Brontës 16 miles - Very Hard -
 9.30am Meet at Aisled Barn, Wycoller Country Park
Grid Reference: SD933391
Map Reference: B Post Code: BB8 8SU
We follow a route believed to be one of Charlotte Brontë’s favourite walks, via Ponden, Top Withins and Watersheddles.
Leader: Keith Sutton Tel. 07796 490361

In the footsteps of Charlotte Brontë 4 miles - Easy -
2.00pm Meet at Aisled Barn, Wycoller Country Park
Grid Reference: SD933391
Map Reference: B Post Code: BB8 8SU
Wycoller has long been linked with the Brontë sisters and this walk explores some significant places in the life and fiction of Charlotte, as part of the celebration of the 200th year since her birth.
Leader: John Crow Tel. 07756 020992

Ghosts, Myths and Legends 3 miles - Easy - 6.30pm
Meet at Aisled Barn, Wycoller Country Park
Grid Reference: SD933391
Map Reference: B Post Code: BB8 8SU
An entertaining exploration of Wycoller through its many myths, legends and ghost stories including stories which inspired Charlotte Brontë.
Leader: John Crow Tel. 07756 020992

Tuesday 16th August

The Forest of Trawden and The Ferndean Way7 miles - Moderate - 11.00am
Meet at Lakeside Café , Ball Grove Park, off Ball Grove Drive, Colne
Grid Reference: SD908403
Map Reference: R Post Code: BB8 7HY
Following Colne Water and Wycoller Beck to the historic hamlet of Wycoller on the Ferndean Way. Following the Pendle Way and the Brontë Way back via Lumb Spout and Upper Trawden.
Leader: John Lofthou

The Ferndean Way and Winewall4 miles - Easy - 2.00pm
Meet at Lakeside Café , Ball
Grove Park, off Ball Grove Drive, Colne
Grid Reference: SD908403
Map Reference: R Post Code: BB8 7HY
An easy paced walk along the Ferndean Way taking in Laneshawbridge, Wycoller and Winewall.
Leader: Roger Haythornthwaite
Tel. 07816 231928

Wycoller and the Brontës 7 miles - Moderate -
10.30am Meet at Lakeside Café, Ball Grove Park, off Ball Grove Drive, Colne
Grid Reference: SD908403
Map Reference: R Post Code: BB8 7HY
Visit the historic hamlet of Wycoller and investigate its Brontë connections.
Leader: John Crow Tel. 07756 020992
EDIT: Promo video by Fully Formed Video:



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