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Leaves on the meadow in Grubbins Wood Nature Reserve.
Lunch time view.
The drinking fountain and memorial plaque to Richard Moberley Clayton Grosvenor in Arnside.
A close up of the memorial plaque.
Ride report by Simeon OrmeIt was Wednesday, the first of this year’s Fred Lloyd rides which a bit of failure due to lack of advertising on my part! Any way headed down to Halton Station to see if anyone had bother to turn up and I was not that surprise to see that no one was waiting for me. So I headed down the Lune Valley cycle path towards Lancaster and soon met up with Mike the secretary of the local CTC group who join me for the first part of the ride along the canal towpath of Lancaster Canal to Carnforth where we call in at the Refreshment Room on Carnforth Railway Station for a morning brew and chat.After the brew stop I said my goodbyes to Mike and headed out of Carnforth over the cycle/foot bridge over the River Keer and did few miles following the tarmac through Crag Foot to Red Bridge where I followed the lane down to Hawes Water where I push my bike along the footpath around this beautiful tarn before following the bridleway up to Challan Hall.From Challan Hall, there was some more road work, has I follow the tarmac through Waterslack and Elmslack where I cross the border between Lancashire and Cumbria. I continue on the tarmac for about half mile before heading into Far Arnside where I follow the short bridleway into the caravan park where got off my bike to push it along the footpath to New Barns Bay and don’t make same mistake that I did follow the lower path along top of cliffs to New Barns Bay. At New Barns Bay, I decide to push my bike on the footpath along the shore to Arnside with detour through Grubbins Wood Nature Reserve.In Arnside, I stop some lunch.After my lunch stop, it start to rain so follow the lanes back to Halton.You can click here to see the photos of 23rd October ride to Pilling or you can checkout the What’s New Page to see what’s new on the site and you can also sign up for site’s free weekly newsletter