These walks enable you to explore the network of footpaths around Bolton. Each walk, unless specified, is about 4 miles in length. Details of the start point together with the relevant bus route are given with each walk. For more information contact Malcolm at

Note that buses leave from Bolton Interchange, times can be checked by telephoning 0161 228 7811

Sun 8th October Borsdane Wood
Meet at: Mill Lane car park,WN2 1PZ at 2pm. Immediately before Gerrard Arms, Dicconson Lane, turn left down Mill Lane to the car park at the end of the lane.
No bus service
Walk Leader; Debbie Adamson
Sun 12th November Leadmines Clough and Airman's Memorial
Meet at: the car park at the side of Rivington Primary School, Horrobin Lane,BL6 7SE at 2pm.
No bus service
Walk Leader; Wayne Robinson
Sun 10th December Egerton and Eagley Circular
Meet at: The Thomas Egerton pub, 272 Blackburn Road, BL7 9SR at 2pm.
Bus 1
Walk Leader; Lou Thompson
Sun 14th January Aspull and Rotary Way
Meet at: Horwich Parkway Train Station, BL6 6LB at 2pm.
Bus to Middlebrook retail park
Walk Leader; Malcolm Deaville
Sun 11th February Horwich/Bottom o'th Moor/Lostock
Meet at: outside The Beehive pub, 991 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 4BA
Bus 575
Walk Leader; Judith Hulton
Sun 10th March East of Howfen
Meet at: Chequerbent roundabout layby on A6, Westhoughton, BL5 3JP at 2pm.
Buses 7, 521 and 559
Walk Leader; Geoff Slawson
Sun 14th April Moses Gate Country Park
Meet at: Moses Gate CP car park, BL4 7QS at 2pm.
Buses 8, 22, 37 and 524
Walk Leader; Debbie Adamson


These local walks are designed to introduce new walkers and those wishing to restart this enjoyable pass-time to the varied landscapes in the Bolton area. The walks are never strenuous or fast but sturdy footware is advisable. No need to book just turn up, non-members are welcome.

If you have a favourite walk around Bolton, which you could share, please e-mail us at We are always looking for new ideas.