Wilderswood to Rivington pike old mine ,water tunnel 4 miles

me in the wood

raspberries !

jumping over a fallen tree

down to the stream


main collery shaft no 1 wilderswood the shaft (capped) is in front of this


can you see the tramway ?

one of the horses

we will have to take a look at this !

Brown Hill

the pike

A fast beetle

behind the pike the sun was setting

I could see Blackpool tower from here

old pipe feeding the water tank

T&G Higson Halliwell (part of Bolton)

found in the middle of the moors  part of the water tank – Lord leverhulme’s Rivington’s garden –

old leval

can you see the old mine

this was narrow -it was wet dark and full of spiders !

note from Dad This is narrow and even jake had to crouch and shuffle along – it was worse for me

looking out for spiders !

video’s from the water tunnel



Pigeon tower 







http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=125-zhc&cid=1#1 details of the plans held for Roynton Cottage,

Link to the person who designed the  Lever park

http://www.leverpark.co.uk/ friends of Lever park

maps of rivington

Lower Rivington reservoir

just below brown hill

on our way back we gave directions to some people who were looking for the pike !

The pike at sunset brown hill has the trees on it to the left

the sunset had a orange glow to it – making me look Orange !

see !


2 Responses to “Wilderswood to Rivington pike old mine ,water tunnel 4 miles”

  1. I have just been catching up with your recent posts. Its good to see you are out and about enjoying the summer.All the bestSteve(sbrt)

  2. Steve Thanks for following the Blog ,Jake is looking forward to trips to day trips to the Lake district , one week in Holland on the coast and one in Belgium near Bastogne. Like your post http://sbrtrfr.blogspot.com/2011/07/saddle-up.html regards Simon

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