Walk No. 73
Fifteen people (including four children) and 3 dogs met at the Bretherton War Memorial for our Pre-
After crossing a style into a field, we were escorted along the path by three friendly horses and then over another style onto the main Southport Road. This was just to cross the river before dropping down to follow the River Croston until we came to Red Bridge (which was painted green). We crossed the bridge and continued to follow the river until it came to the River Yarrow and then to the River Lostock. This part of the walk was along open fields and the wind proved to be very biting. A coffee stop was made but as well as three dogs, we had someone in the dog house as Rodney had left the bag, with Margaret’s flask in, at home. In true Christian spirit, someone shared their coffee, so a major incident was averted.
A short time later, we arrived back in Bretherton with Rodney giving us some details and facts about a very interesting place. Yet again, we have had a lovely walk and our thanks go to Gladys Smith who suggested the walk. So -