General info

Grade of walks/ Coach Timetable

The club offers 4 grades of walks each outing so theat walkers can choose the grade that matched their abilities.

The descriptions below are intended as guidelines as the terrain may differ in each location, and to help leaders plan their walks.


‘A’ walk
 12 to 16 miles
 ‘B+’ Walk
9 to 12 miles
Max 2000ft
 ‘B’ Walk
6 to 9 miles
Max 1200ft
 ‘C’ Walk
 4 to 6 miles
 Max 600ft


Coach Timetable
8.15 a.m. Aldi, Towngate, Leyland
8.18 a.m. Mill Street, Farington
8.20 a.m. Croston Road, Lostock Hall
8.27 a.m. Rams Head, Longton
8.30 a.m. Anchor Inn, Hutton
8.33 a.m. Busfields, Penwortham
8.40 a.m. St Michaels Church Ashton
8.43 a.m. Claremont, Blackpool Road
8.45 a.m. Lane Ends, Ashton
8.48 a.m. Withy Trees, Fulwood
8.50 a.m. Black Bull, Fulwood, leaving at 9:00
Coach Leaving Times
 The coach leaves for home after the walk:-
December & Janurary 4.30 pm
November & February 5.00 pm  –    Rest of year 5.30 pm.
Early Starts
Early start rambles pick up half hour earlier & leave the Black Bull at 8:30 am.