583 Whalley Nab & River Calder

Ducks were dozing beside the weir as we came down to the River Calder at Whalley. It's that sort of place and while famed for the church and ancient abbey there's delight in treading the packhorse way over Whalley Nab and wandering beside the tranquil river.

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LOCATION: Whalley, five miles north of Accrington
START: Spring Wood Picnic Site, off A671 toilets
Grid ref: SD742360 Postcode: BB7 9DP
DISTANCE: 5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 103
EN ROUTE: Dean Brook, Read

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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