Step 1: Leave the station and head for Clitheroe Castle. Wander through the grounds and exit onto Whalley Road and head for Holmes Mill
Step 2: Continue through the Holmes Mill complex and exit past hotel onto Greenacre Street and head left past school then right along Whalley Road. After 150 yards head left down cobbled lane between pub and Chinese restaurant.
Step 3: Follow track into nature reserve. Cross the wooden bridge over Mearley Brook then follow path left.
Step 4: Continue past next bridge following the walkway and forking left to reach the viewing platform. Retrace your steps and climb the steps and exit left onto Woone Lane near the owl carving. CAUTION: Traffic
Step 6: Head left along Woone Lane and where the road heads left, continue straight on along tarmac driveway into the new development. Continue to metal gate and follow footpath along the backs of the houses for 250m to another gate.