BCV Rambles
The BCV's Walking Group

BCV Rambles Walking Group


All of the walks are planned and guided by experienced walkers and participation in all BCV Rambles walks is free of charge.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Waterproofs, a snack and hot drink may also be useful.

For queries please  use the contact form 



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 Key to walk difficulty

Easy: Mostly level walking  good paths, some slopes
Moderate: Good paths some inclines
Intermediate: Longer distance or high level walking Perhaps over  moors or rough ground
Hard: Peak walks over longer distances


BCV Rambles Walks 2019


29th September 2019 - Bolton to Darwen Curry Walk
Distance: 12 miles(ish)
Difficulty: Moderate/Intermediate
Our annual BCV curry walk is here again. We'll begin in Bolton in the morning and walking over hills and dale arrive in Darwen in the late afternoon for a meal at one of Darwen's curry houses.

Meet outside Bobs Smithy Inn, junction of Chorley Old road and Walker Fold road BL1 7PX for 10:30 am start. We will be heading to the Royal Arms, Rydal Fold, Tockholes BB3 0PA, arriving at around 2:00pm via Winter Hill masts, Spittles Edge to Great Hill and Tockholes plantations. Approx 8 miles.

Afternoon walkers need to be at the Royal Arms for 2:00-2:30pm for approx 4 mile walk to the Sunnyhurst pub arriving before 5:00pm. From there we will take a taxi to Akash Curry house at about 6:00pm. Returning to Bolton by train sometime around 9:00pm.


Upcoming dates

10th November 2019 details to be confirmed


 Previous BCV Rambles Walks
Adlington, Anglezarke, Bolton to Darwen Curry Walk, Bolton Abbey, Clitheroe, Crowthorn, Blackburn, Dunscar, Dunham Park, Eccleston, Edenfield, Glassom Dock, Hawkshaw, Helmshore, Hoddlesden Irwell Sculpture Trail, Holcombe, Leighton Moss, Lune Valley, Morcambe Bay, Nicky Nook, Parbold, Pendle Hill, Pleasington, Ribchester,
Ringley, Rivington Pike, Roby Mill, Rufford Hall, Smithills, Strawbury Duck,
Tockholes,
White Coppice, Wigan Flashes.