645 Turton Heights and Dimple

Dimple is passed in a flash by the speeding cars on Blackburn Road. But turn aside into the tiny hamlet and you'll find the ancient Walmsley Chapel and Victorian school while, on Turton Heights, a sea of winter bleached grass glows golden in the sun.

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LOCATION: Bolton
START: A666, one mile north of Dimple, layby on adjoining lane
Grid ref: SD699172 Postcode: BL7 9PS
DISTANCE: 5 miles
GRADE: Moderate, but rough underfoot
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - West Pennine Moors Landranger 109
REFRESHMENTS: Cross Guns Inn
EN ROUTE: Cheetham Close, Rotary Way, Turton Moor, Walmsley


This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

   
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