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CAMRA Lunesdale

Garstang Orbital Hike & Pint

In the Farmers Arms

Martin & I caught the 40 bus to Garstang, picking up Adrian later in the walk. We followed the old track bed of the Garstang & Knott End Railway to its junction with the main line. Then crossing fields belonging to the Greenhalgh Castle Farm. Although it was a dry day and cold, it was heavy going over wet ground! Joining the Lancaster Canal, the going was still wet and slippy. Our first pub was the Kenlis Arms, where we tried a Bowland Gold and a Snowball IPA. We headed west along Ray and Calder House Lanes to the main road and I made my first visit to the Garstang Country & Golf Club, quite similar to Silverdale Golf Club, normally they have two local beers, but only Fuzzy Duck Golden Cascade was available. We had planned to walk over to Garstang via Byerworth Lane or Farm, but entry was barred, so we returned to the main road and caught the bus to Sainsbury’s and walked to the Tithe Barn, trying a Weetwood Black IPA, We finished the day in the Farmers Arms with a Farm Yard Haybob.