808 Copster Green and the River Ribble

Goose Muck Hillock is what they used to call Copster Green. But as we climbed to this attractive hamlet along the Roman Road with an aerial view of the meandering River Ribble, there was not a goose to be seen.

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LOCATION: Five miles north of Blackburn
START: Barker Brow car park on B6245, south of Ribchester
Grid ref: SD662349 Postcode: BB1 9EY
DISTANCE: 4 miles
GRADE: Easy, could be muddy
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 103
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Ribchester, Bolton Hall, Park Gate

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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