start at clearway sign in sabden road 25 yards from a671 on eastern side of spring wood picnic site approximately ½ mile east of whalley centre. join the a671 and proceed in a south-easterly direction to bear left at filter at traffic signals at portfield bar direction padiham (0.5 miles). continue on a671 through read and simonstone to bear left on slip-road before traffic signals at junction with padiham by-pass a6068 (3.43 miles). proceed on a6068 on higham by-pass and fence by-pass keeping straight on at first traffic island and continue to traffic island at junction with a682 (9.03 miles). bear left on to a682 and through barrowford and blacko to climb past the moorcock inn (high point 1000 feet) and descend to gisburn (care on approach to t-junction with a59) (16.82 miles). turn left on to a59 and proceed via clitheroe by-pass keeping straight on at first two traffic islands to bear left at third traffic island on to a671 (26.55 miles). continue to finish at western end of wooden fence on road bridge approximately 200 yards before traffic signals at entrance to spring wood picnic site (27.24 miles).