walk from Barley around four Reservoirs
the car park walk down the village street past the Pendle Inn;
as the road bears left a road sign on the right indicates 'Blacko
footpath only'. At the end of the reservoir turn right following
the sign to Black Moss. After skirting the second reservoir the
path reaches the road at Lower Black Moss. Turn left up the road
for half a mile.
FP continues on the left along a grassy path down towards the Lower
reservoir. At the side of Salt Pie cross the stone stile on the
right and head for a further stone stile at the top right hand
corner of the field. Walk to the left of Higher Laithe Barn and
follow the tarmac road to Windy Harbour Farm and so on to the road.
crossing the road follow the right hand of the two footpath signs
The path leads uphill to a stone stile set in the stone wall. Carry
on uphill to meet the farm road leading to Pendle Side. Take the
second track on the left following the painted sign to Pendle.
On reaching Pendle House the path continues through the gate, along
the back of the house, and then follows the contour along the fell
side. Shortly before Under Pendle go through the wide gate; the
houses are overlooked from the path. The path now crosses a brook
and continues to follow the contour; Buttock is seen from high.
After crossing a stile the path enters a narrow cleft; shortly
after the path descends and circles the top end of the reservoir.
The descent continues into Ogden Clough. At the bottom turn left
through the gate.
well trodden path starts the return to Barley. At the end of Upper
Ogden Reservoir there is a steep descent; the path now joins the
rough road which skirts the Lower Reservoir and leads directly
to the Water Treatment Plant. The car park at Barley is seen across