The walk starts from Dean Lane off Tockholes Road and follows anticlockwise the circular route via Earnsdale Reservoir, Sunnyhurst Wood and Darwen Golf Course.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(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)
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
Food and drink available in Sunnyhurst Wood visitor Center.
Parking at start.
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