Walk – Broadclough Dykes at Weir

Date: 13th July 2019
Times: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Pendle Heritage Centre

We will explore the hillsides and valley of Weir, our main objective being the mysterious Broadclough Dykes. Sites in the area date from prehistory to the industrial revolution and beyond.

Weir. Lancashire from Bacup Old Road. Attribution:Markblease

Distance up to 5 miles on mainly flat terrain, but there will be ascents and descents to negotiate as we cross the valley.

Meet from 10am for coffee at Anna’s CafeBar,     165 Burnley Road, Weir OL13 8QE

with appropriate clothing/footwear for the weather conditions and a packed lunch. Walk departs at 10.30am.

 Walk leader C. Rousseau-Jones

New members welcome.

Banner Image: Weir on the River Irwell, Bacup. Attribution: Tim Green from Bradford.

Irwell House at Weir. Irwell Spring the source of the River Irwell, lies 80yds. behind this house. Attribution:Dr Neil Griffith