Moses Gate Darcy Lever

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked October 2017. All controls are in place.
  • Controls B, S, W, CC may become overgrown in Summer.
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 Portrait, Scale 1:5000. Last updated 2017.
  • Start/Finish

  • The North Start/Finish is a track junction just off the South-East corner of the main car park (the red marker above).
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    Map detail showing North Start/Finish and main car park

    The North Start/Finish post

     

  • The South Start/Finish is a path junction 500m walk along Fogg Lane from the main road, and a further 300m from the Northmost end of the Crompton’s Lodges car parking areas (the orange marker) – which will effectively add 1.6km to the course lengths.

    Map detail showing Crompton’s Lodges car parking and 800m walk to the South Start/Finish

    The South Start/Finish and Control T

  • How to get a map

  • Waterproof print£1.00
     
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  • Or order any map by post by downloading the Map order form
  • Park Facilities

  • K Car Parks
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Dragonfly bench

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The lifecycle of a frog

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A hearty welcome from I

  • Directions

  • Main car park – From M60(J15) take M61 (Preston) and exit at J2 on to Bolton Spur. Take first exit along spur and follow A6053 through Farnworth. After 1 mile, at traffic lights where A6053 turns sharp R under flyover towards Little Lever, go straight on then first right under flyover, following Darcy Lever signs. After crossing River Croal, car park is 250m on the right, just before a left bend.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 735 077, Post Code: BL3 1SD
  • South car park – signed from A6053 East of A666 flyover. This is Crompton’s Lodges Permanent Orienteering Course car park – but go to the Northmost end.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 742 069, Post Code: BL4 7QN.
  • Course Maintenance

  • Maintained by Bolton Council.
  • Postwatchers, please click [replace id=”inpection_link_cl”] to submit your report.

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