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 

Our previous walk was the Bolton-Darwen CurryWalk, 12/11/17

To see photos click here

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 2018

27th May - Helmshore - Haslingden Grane Circular.
Difficulty: Moderate to intermediate walk, can be shortened if weather is inclement
Distance: 7.5 - 8.5 miles can be shortened if weather inclement.
Walk Leader: Paul Crawshaw

A mixture of paths, tracks, moorland and lower ground. Some slight inclines.
Start time 10:30am, at Alden Road, Helmshore with Parking on Alden Road. There will be a pub lunch after the walk at a local pub.

Directions from Bolton. Take the A676 for Ramsbottom. At Holcombe brook (just passed the Hare and Hounds pub) take the B6214 for Holcombe village and onto Helmshore. When coming into Helmshore there is a pub/restaurant Anacapri on the left, Alden Road is immediately left after the Anacapri.

Please contact Trish, Lynn or Paul if joining the walk,  or use the contact form.

Next Walk 

6-8th July - Walk Leaders  Neil and Trish

14th October - Walk Leader Paul

25th November - Walk Leader TBA

More details to follow

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,
White Coppice, Wigan Flashes.