734 Wayoh and Broadhead Brook

Coke ovens sound a bit industrial but, high above Wayoh Reservoir near Bolton, they're in a delightful setting on the moor. Some of the paths though haven't been walked since the ovens were in operation. Never mind, just send the bloke with the biggest feet first!

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LOCATION: Five miles north of Bolton
START: Entwistle Reservoir, Batridge Road car park signed from B6391
Grid ref: SD723173 Postcode: BL7 0LU
DISTANCE: 5.5 (or 2) miles
GRADE: Moderate - some paths, though waymarked, very overgrown
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 109
REFRESHMENTS: Strawbury Duck
EN ROUTE: Broadhead Brook, Orrell Cote

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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