Hutton Bottom Circular

This route beginning opposite Hutton Grammar school and making way to Dolphin Pub via Longton Brook, Back Lane and Marsh Lane. Return is via section of Ribble Way, River Ribble and open farmland back to start.

Technical sheet
No. 10071847
A Hutton (Lancashire) walk posted on 02/06/21 by gfl57. Update : 07/06/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h35[?]
Distance Distance : 7.71mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 52ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 52ft
Highest point Highest point : 72ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 16ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Hutton (Lancashire)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.73313° / W 2.764561°
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Ribble Way

Description

(D/A) Carefully take pedestrian footpath West beside Liverpool Road. Continue along Liverpool Road as it turns southwest (left).

(1) Leave Liverpool Road via footpath heading West (right) beside Longton Brook.

(2) Take footbridge South (left) over Longton Brook and follow path South beside houses.

(3) Upon reaching the Back lane turn West (right) and follow the road as it changes from tarmac to farm track. Continue following Back Road as it bends South (left).

(4) Turn South West (right) along Marsh Lane, no footpath so care needed.

(5) Take footpath North (right) along the edge of Dolphin Pub grounds.

(6) Take gate East (right) downslope into the field and briefly follow hedge before exiting field West (left) via metal
gate and crossing Longton Brook to pick up Ribble Way heading North.

(7) Continue along Ribble Way as it turns East (right) to follow the river.

(8) Leave Ribble Way taking footpath South (right) along West side of the watercourse.

(9) At end of the water follow the path southeast upslope to the corner of the field.

(10) Cross the stile in the field corner and take footpath South parallel to the field boundary. Upon reaching the houses path weaves its way between them.

(11) Briefly turn East (left) along Ratten Lane before picking up footpath South (right) beside house downslope to start.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 69ft - Liverpool Road
1 : mi 0.61 - alt. 62ft - Longton Brook
2 : mi 1.16 - alt. 36ft - Footbridge
3 : mi 1.41 - alt. 46ft - Back Lane
4 : mi 2.14 - alt. 30ft - Marsh Lane
5 : mi 2.82 - alt. 23ft - Dolphin Pub
6 : mi 3.36 - alt. 23ft - Ribble Way
7 : mi 4.6 - alt. 26ft - River Ribble
8 : mi 6.13 - alt. 20ft - Marsh Farm
9 : mi 6.71 - alt. 26ft - Marsh Field
10 : mi 6.92 - alt. 46ft - Friendly Cows
11 : mi 7.25 - alt. 66ft - Ratten Lane
D/A : mi 7.71 - alt. 69ft - Liverpool Road

Useful Information

Parking at start.
Bus 2, 2A to start.
Refreshments Longton and Dolphin Pub.
More details : http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/hutto...

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During the walk or to do/see around

River Ribble
Preston skyline
Longridge Fell

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