684 Edgworth

The Barlow Institute may no longer be the hub of Edgworth life, but the bowling green and children's playground are still much visited. Less well known is the quiet woodland of Barlow Park, which makes a grand approach to the ever popular Wayoh Reservoir.

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LOCATION: Five miles north of Bolton
START: Edgworth, signed from A676, park behind Barlow Institute
Grid ref: SD742166 Postcode: BL7 0AR
DISTANCE: 3 miles
TIME: 1.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - West Pennine Moors Landranger 109
EN ROUTE: Armsgrove Viaduct, Isherwood Fold

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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