Dinckley Bridge Circular (6 miles)

Walk starts from Baker Brow above Ribchester Bridge
(01 Start on map) and follows clockwise circular route via 
Dinckley Bridge.
Food and drink available in Ribchester.
Parking at start [PR3 3ZQ]

01Start OS Grid Ref: SD 66206 34939    SatNav: 53.80963505,-2.51467606
None Start in Barker Brow car park on B6245 just South of bridge over
River Ribble . Head North (left) from car park along main road to bridge over Ribble.
02Ribchester Bridge OS Grid Ref: SD 66221 35653    SatNav: 53.81605057,-2.51452979
None Cross Ribchester bridge. At North side of bridge take track East (right) along North bank of river.
03Dewhurst House OS Grid Ref: SD 66677 36144    SatNav: 53.82049238,-2.50766301
None Follow footpath briefly South (right) to river bank then East (left)
along river bank.
04Haugh Wood OS Grid Ref: SD 67150 36460    SatNav: 53.82336922,-2.50050528
None Cross footbridge into Haugh Wood and follow path as it tracks bend
South (right) in river.
05Copy Scar OS Grid Ref: SD 67429 36237    SatNav: 53.82137665,-2.49624505
None Exit Haugh Wood and head NE (left) up slope towards field gateway.
06Footpath to sky OS Grid Ref: SD 67648 36382    SatNav: 53.82269657,-2.49293726
None Pass North through gate and make way towards hedge line on West side
of field. Take stile by gate and follow hedge NE (right) to farm track.
07Hey Hurst OS Grid Ref: SD 67718 36612    SatNav: 53.82476740,-2.49189455
None Take track briefly South (right) past farm to footpath heading East
(left) across field.
08Clough_bridge OS Grid Ref: SD 68030 36715    SatNav: 53.82570928,-2.48716213
None Cross footbridge to continue East along North side of hedge.
09Bailey Junction OS Grid Ref: SD 68234 36757    SatNav: 53.82610574,-2.48407817
None Take stile and continue East along North side of hedge.
10Trough House OS Grid Ref: SD 68594 36713    SatNav: 53.82572637,-2.47859029
None Briefly head East along track to footpath on South (right) side of
track. Take footpath South down incline to Dinckley suspension bridge.
11Dinkley Bridge OS Grid Ref: SD 68593 36568    SatNav: 53.82442894,-2.47859683
None Cross suspension bridge and take footpath West (right) along South
bank of river.
12Hollins Gate OS Grid Ref: SD 68066 36360    SatNav: 53.82252197,-2.48657498
None Pass through gate and continue on footpath along river bank.
13Marles Wood OS Grid Ref: SD 67865 36133    SatNav: 53.82047226,-2.48961828
None Take stile into Marles Wood and follow path on Northern boundary to
car park.
14Marles car park OS Grid Ref: SD 67606 35588    SatNav: 53.81555770,-2.49348359
None Exit car park onto Ribchester Rd. Briefly head West (right) along road to footpath on South (left) of road.
15Park Wood Footpath OS Grid Ref: SD 67520 35620    SatNav: 53.81583702,-2.49479743
None Take stile South (left) and follow footpath South along West side of
Park Wood.
16North of Park Wood OS Grid Ref: SD 67378 35143    SatNav: 53.81154285,-2.49690291
None Use stile to continue South to lilly ponds at SW corner of field.
17Lilly Pond OS Grid Ref: SD 67368 34875    SatNav: 53.80913171,-2.49702669
None Cross stile beside gate and follow footpath SW (right) along North
side of field boundary.
18Bradley Gate OS Grid Ref: SD 67175 34544    SatNav: 53.80614231,-2.49992349
None Head NW (right) on path parallel to Bradley Coppice to West.
19Bradley Coppice OS Grid Ref: SD 67009 34802    SatNav: 53.80845479,-2.50246539
None Head North down center of field to Northern boundary.
20Bradley Bridge OS Grid Ref: SD 66665 35134    SatNav: 53.81142073,-2.50772495
None Cross footbridge and retrace route via waypoints 08, 09, 10 back to
bridge over River Ribble. Head South (left) along main road upon reaching bridge.
21Roman Road OS Grid Ref: SD 66384 35435    SatNav: 53.81410587,-2.51202763
None Continue on footpath which passes over Roman Rd to stile in fence.
22De Tabley OS Grid Ref: SD 66314 35537    SatNav: 53.81501406,-2.51310459
None Take path around North side of buildings to main road. Take main road South (left) back to start.
23Back to Car Park OS Grid Ref: SD 66227 35111    SatNav: 53.81118218,-2.51437775
None Take gate off main road (right) and follow footpath back to car park.
24End OS Grid Ref: SD 66206 34939    SatNav: 53.80963505,-2.51467606
None All Done

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