Walking home from Work

DateRouteDistanceNotes
22/12/2017Ruff Wood, Wigan Road, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Burscough Road, Yew Tree Road, Heskin Lane, Southport Road, Norwoods, Grange Avenue, Roe Lane, Home10.2 milesThreatening rain, slightly misty.
27/04/2018Ruff Lane, Mill Street, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Burscough Road, Yew Tree Road, Grimshaw La, Narrow Moss La, Moorfield La, Heatons Bridge Road, Southport Road, Norwoods, Irton Road, Roe Lane, home10.2 milesOn and off again rain.
24/08/2018Ruff Lane, Mill Street, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Burscough Road, High Lane, Ringtails, Heatons Bridge Road, Southport Road, Norwoods, Grange Avenue, Roe Lane, Home11.2 milesBought some bulbs at Aldi and had a coffee and a muffin at Booths
21/09/2018Ruff Lane, Mill Street, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Burscough Road, Yew Tree Road, Heskin Lane, Southport Road, Norwoods, Melling Road, Roe Lane, Home9.2 milesAmazing autumn colours
21/12/2018Ruff Lane, Mill Street, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Burscough Road, Yew Tree Road, Heskin Lane, Southport Road, Norwoods, Melling Road, Roe Lane, Home9.2 milesFar noisier than previous walks on the same route.
22/02/2019St Helens Road, Small Lane, Chapel Street, Bridge Street, Aughton Street, Cottage Lane, Blindmans Lane, Southport Road, Jacksmere Lane, Birkdale Cop, Benthams Way, Kew Wood, Southbank Road, Falkland Road, Curzon Road, Forest Road, St Lukes Road, Home11.5Birkdale Cop is a horror to walk along! Many daffodils.
15/03/2019Ruff Lane, Mill Street, Abbotsford, Derby St West, Five-Ways, Southport Road, Norwoods, Melling Road, Roe Lane, Home9.94 milesThe A59 crossing is a slow one. Even more Daffodils!
18/04/2019St Helens Road, Victoria Park. Moor St, Under Road to Railway Rd, Derby St W, Burscough St, Yew Tree Rd, Grimshaw La, Narrow Moss La, Moorfield La, Heatons Bridge Rd, Drummersdale La, Woodmoss La, Wyke Cop Rd, Wyke La, Moss La, Bibby Road, Cambridge Rd, Park Crescent, Leyland Rd.11.84It got hot and I got sunburnt.
24/05/2019Home via Heatons Bridge and Shirdley Hill11.84The Shirdley Hill root was even better than I had hoped. Best so far.
02/08/2019Walked home via Burscough Rd, Southport Rd, Butts La, Clifton Rd, Norwood Rd, Norwood Ave, Norwood Cres, Irton Rd, Roe La, Leyland Rd10.55The hedges need a good pruning, hawthorne in the face - not fun!
15/11/2019Ruff Lane, Knowlsley Road, A570, Darby St, Railway App, Station Rd, Burscough Rd, Yew Tree Rd, Grimshaw La, Narrow Moss La, Moorfield La, Smithy La, Southport Rd, Black Moss La, Jacksmere La, southport Rd, Foul La, Meols Cop Rd, Norwood Rd, Sussex Rd, cypress Rd, Hawkshead St, A5267, Hartwood Rd, Leyland Road9.71Southport Road was damn noisy again. Best stretch: Moorfield Lane.
29/11/2019Ruff Lane, Knowlsey Rd, Stanley St, Darby St, Railway Approach, Station Rd, Burscough Rd, Yew Tree Rd, Grimshaw La, Heskin La, Southport Rd, Norwood Rd, Norwood Ave, Norwood Cr, Grange Rd, Hartwood Rd, Leyland Rd.10.04Wonderful Autumn / Winter walk.
20/12/2019Edgehill, ruff la, mill street, wigan rd, abbotsford, railway approach, station rd, yew tree rd, grimshaw la, narrow moss la, moorfield la, smith la, heatons bridge rd, dam wood la, bescar la, wood moss la, wyke road, snape green, Southport rd, foul la, wennington rd, stretton drive, griffiths dr, chester av, norwood av, norwood cr, grange rd, irton rd, roe la, leyland rd12.5A wrong turn at Wyke Road led to a rare photo of stick man and son.