It is hard to believe that Witton Country Park is only one mile from Blackburn. With the winding River Darwen, the steeply wooded Billinge Hill and a view for miles around, this is proper countryside.
LOCATION: West of Blackburn
START: Witton Country Park off A674. Use alternative car park signed Pleasington Nature Reserve.
Grid ref: SD655267 Postcode: BB2 5LF
DISTANCE: 5 miles
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 103
REFRESHMENTS: Pavilion & Butlers Arms
EN ROUTE: Witton Weavers Way, Tricky Sixty, Yellow Hills, Pleasington
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News