Rossendale Circular from Water (5 miles)

Walk starts from Dean Lane, Water in Rossendale
(01Start on map) and follows anticlockwise  
circular route via Small Shaw trig point.

Food and drink available in Water.

Parking on Dean Lane (BB4 9RE).

01Start OS Grid Ref: SD 84228 25795    SatNav: 53.72830963,-2.24052946
None Start from Dean Lane, Water. Parking in Dean Lane. Take Bridge Street South over stream.
02Waterfold OS Grid Ref: SD 84336 25637    SatNav: 53.72689720,-2.23888873
None Leave lane by taking stile into field and head SE along north side of
03Height Barn OS Grid Ref: SD 84480 25576    SatNav: 53.72635489,-2.23669678
None Take stile and keep heaqding along North of boundary towards wind
04Wind Turbine OS Grid Ref: SD 84552 25509    SatNav: 53.72574620,-2.23560797
None Keep heading SE along field boundary.
05Turbine Gate OS Grid Ref: SD 84653 25455    SatNav: 53.72527237,-2.23407207
None Cross into field and keep heading SE along field boundary.
06Farm Gate OS Grid Ref: SD 84797 25391    SatNav: 53.72469443,-2.23188138
None Take gate and head SE along track towards farm buildings.
07Carr Rd Farm OS Grid Ref: SD 85002 25298    SatNav: 53.72386588,-2.22877605
None Take path between farm buildings to road on East of farm. Head briefly South on Carr Road.
08Prince Bank OS Grid Ref: SD 85060 25272    SatNav: 53.72363731,-2.22789771
None Leave Road and take track SE along North side of gully.
09Fox Stile OS Grid Ref: SD 85173 25229    SatNav: 53.72324780,-2.22618495
None Cross stile into field and keep heading SE along North side of gully.
10Small Shaw OS Grid Ref: SD 85526 24973    SatNav: 53.72096130,-2.22082246
Take stile and head SE along clear depression toward trig point.
11Shaw Gully OS Grid Ref: SD 85874 24729    SatNav: 53.71877346,-2.21553298
None Continue SE along depression to Trig point.
12Small Shaw Trig OS Grid Ref: SD 86025 24623    SatNav: 53.71782940,-2.21323818
None Cross stile by trig point and follow wall North.
13Dean Height OS Grid Ref: SD 86139 24726    SatNav: 53.71875795,-2.21151260
None Head North along East side of wall.
14Bacup Old Rd OS Grid Ref: SD 86265 25144    SatNav: 53.72251623,-2.20962793
None Keep heading North along East side of wall via stile.
15Long Dike OS Grid Ref: SD 86320 25314    SatNav: 53.72405179,-2.20880038
None Continue North along East of field boundary to farm track.
16Farm Track OS Grid Ref: SD 86426 25518    SatNav: 53.72588232,-2.20719893
None Cross farm track and head North towards pylon.
17Lime Field OS Grid Ref: SD 86461 25595    SatNav: 53.72657877,-2.20666903
None Continue North along West side of field boundary.
18Pylon OS Grid Ref: SD 86555 25830    SatNav: 53.72868824,-2.20525970
None Pass by pylon heading North to stiles out of field and onto Bacup Old
19Old Road OS Grid Ref: SD 86624 26029    SatNav: 53.73047954,-2.20421783
None Take Road North past chalet.
20Harrow Styles Lane OS Grid Ref: SD 86682 26212    SatNav: 53.73212851,-2.20335944
None Turn West at lane junction and follow lane into farm yard.
21Styles Farm OS Grid Ref: SD 86100 26110    SatNav: 53.73119485,-2.21217502
None Take stile into fields to west of farm buildings.
22All weather paddock OS Grid Ref: SD 85883 26057    SatNav: 53.73071817,-2.21546408
None Use stile to folllow path towards farm buildings.
23Clifton OS Grid Ref: SD 85793 26088    SatNav: 53.73098941,-2.21682639
None Cross track and make way around North side of Clifton. At gateway head North along East side of wall.
24Rossendale Way OS Grid Ref: SD 85649 26209    SatNav: 53.73207118,-2.21901214
None Take stile onto Rossendale Way. Turn West briefly then NW along West side of wall.
25Climb Wall OS Grid Ref: SD 85350 26345    SatNav: 53.73328404,-2.22354440
None Use stone steps to cross wall and contine NW along West side of wall.
26Great Wall OS Grid Ref: SD 85187 26445    SatNav: 53.73418585,-2.22603022
None Stay on South side of high wall and head West.
27Fox Den OS Grid Ref: SD 84953 26500    SatNav: 53.73467301,-2.22957057
None Head SW away from wall towards farm buildings below.
28New wood OS Grid Ref: SD 84879 26474    SatNav: 53.73443613,-2.23069819
None Continue SW along path.
29Top of steps OS Grid Ref: SD 84778 26425    SatNav: 53.73398854,-2.23222881
None Take steps down to farm track and cross track to path to North of
30 Under Pylon OS Grid Ref: SD 84641 26323    SatNav: 53.73307240,-2.23429897
None Follow path SW between fences.
31Ford Farm OS Grid Ref: SD 84500 26222    SatNav: 53.73215617,-2.23642378
None Take stile into field and head across field.
32East Bank OS Grid Ref: SD 84342 26106    SatNav: 53.73111371,-2.23882394
None Take stile and head South towards houses.
33Dean Fold Terrace OS Grid Ref: SD 84258 25927    SatNav: 53.72949651,-2.24008533
None Leave field and take path South between houses and down Dean Fold to
Dean Lane.
34Dean Fold OS Grid Ref: SD 84279 25824    SatNav: 53.72857383,-2.23975601
None Turn West back to start.

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