Sunnyhurst Wood Darwen

The walk starts from Dean Lane off Tockholes Road and follows anticlockwise the circular route via Earnsdale Reservoir, Sunnyhurst Wood and Darwen Golf Course.

More detailed route info
http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/sunny...

Technical sheet
No. 4298103
A Tockholes walk posted on 05/11/20 by gfl57. Update : 05/10/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h15[?]
Distance Distance : 2.46mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 180ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 180ft
Highest point Highest point : 827ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 610ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Tockholes
Starting point Starting point : N 53.695621° / W 2.51185°
Download : -
Jubilee Tower from Darwen Golf Club

Description

(D/A) Start Dean Lane Tockholes Rd intersection. Take lane East. Descend Donkey brew cross road into Sunnyhurst wood

(1) Take a higher level path 'Weavers Way' along the north side of the wood.

(2) Take path above visitor centre to exit wood Leave wood and take footpath north across fields to track. Take track south-west towards Carr Hall farm. Take gate on the north of farm onto the golf course

(3) Follow the path south-west across the golf course towards the farm. Take path between farm building to road. Take stile to the road and turn north-west.

(4) Take path south-west between walls to Trash Lane. Take stile down to trash lane and head south. Take Dean Lane west back to start. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 791ft - Dean Lane
1 : mi 0.4 - alt. 725ft - Sunnyhurst
2 : mi 1.13 - alt. 610ft - Visitor Centre
3 : mi 1.49 - alt. 755ft - Golf Club
4 : mi 1.84 - alt. 827ft - Trash Lane
D/A : mi 2.46 - alt. 791ft - Dean Lane

Useful Information

Food and drink available in Sunnyhurst Wood visitor Center.
Parking at start.
More details : http://www.graemelinford.com/walks/sunny...

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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