Jubilee Tower, Darwen
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Join Andy and the OutdoorLads for a pre-Halloween Saturday out in Lancashire woodlands.
Starting in Abbey Village, we will make our way around the Roddlesworth reservoirs and through the woods before we stop for lunch in Belmont. We will then make our way through Darwen Moor and slowly up Jubilee Hill to the tower; returning via Tockholes and Roddlesworth Woods.
Approximately 8 miles. Some flat flat and rocky paths with several uphill/rocky parts. 430 metres elevation.
Please note - Jubilee Tower is presently undergoing renovation and the works are due to be completed in October 2021.
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What to bring
A good comfortable pair of walking shoes should suffice where footwear is concerned.
Medication if necessary
Boots: Breathable walking shoes. Preferably waterproof for any wet/muddy areas
Waterproof jacket: essential when hiking in all but the calmest of weather, breathable fabrics are more comfortable and dry
Socks: A good walking sock to protect your feet
Layered clothing: Interchangeable base and mid-layer/outer layer recommended for this time of year
Trousers: A pair of walking trousers over jeans and shorts etc. due to changes in weather and consider a breathable fabric where possible.
Gloves: Windproof, or better still, waterproof gloves are the best choice, bring a spare pair if expecting rain
Walking pole/s if preferred
You may wish to bring along a camera to capture some of the beauty of this magical part of the country.
Food & drink
Please feel free to bring a packed lunch, or have lunch at the pub/cafe in the village where we will stop for lunch.
Please bring plenty of water and a hot drink.