Around Healey Nab
Date 7/9/2003
Starting Point Higher House Lane, Heapey (SD607189)
Distance 3 miles

From Higher House Lane take the track to Higher Healey and through Nab Wood (This is ancient woodland and was used in the middle ages for hunting by Royalty). Passing the quarry, continue on to The Blue Waters and descend to Anglezarke reservoir and back along the road passing Cliffe Farm.


This is taken from near Nab Wood and looking back to where the old Whitters factory was - now its housing

The view to Stronstrey Bank and White Coppice from The Nab


Looking north to the Trough of Bowland


Last remnants of the heather in flower


Siddow Fold (The Gamekeeper's Cottage) with Winter Hill beyond


The Blue Waters


An excellent view of Stronstrey Bank, with Great Hill on the skyline


The view from the old quarry entrance of the Blue Waters across to Stronstrey Bank and Black Coppice


The path through the field to Anglezarke Reservoir


White Coppice quarries and the ravine that is Grange Water (Dean Black Brook)


Siddow Fold aka The Gamekeeper's Cottage


Low water levels in Anglezarke Reservoir


Trumpet flower in the hedgerow


Waterman's Cottage


Summer fruits




Cliffe Farm and Cliffe Barn


Higher House Lane, Heapey


View towards the old railway station at Heapey


The view towards White Coppice (with Great Hill in the distance) from Higher House Lane