768 Slaidburn to Newton

Thigh deep in the water a lone fisherman cast his line in the River Hodder while we strolled through green meadows beside the tranquil blue water linking Slaidburn and Newton. With two pretty villages, a couple of pubs and a great tearoom afterwards, what more could you wish?

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LOCATION: Forest of Bowland
START: Slaidburn car park B6478, eight miles north of Clitheroe, toilets
Grid ref: SD714524 Postcode: BB7 3AE
DISTANCE: 5 miles
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland Landranger 103
REFRESHMENTS: Slaidburn and Newton
EN ROUTE: Dunnow Hall

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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