In Pictures - Clitheroe Ramblers over the years as the thriving group celebrates its golden year

Members of Clitheroe Ramblers are getting ready to mark their 50th anniversary on Thursday.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 2:52 pm
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 2:58 pm
Clitheroe Ramblers at 15 years in 1984, gathering for their AGM. Pat Parrott is seated front right

Founded in March 1969, over the years the group has grown from strength-to-strength and now boasts 250 members.

A special anniversary celebration is being held at Whalley Golf Club later this week.Here, you can see them battling all weathers and challenging terrains to enjoy the breathtaking countryside.

A summer walk by the Ribble in 2002
Clitheroe Ramblers marching for access to Bowland Fells in 1992
Clitheroe Ramblers' publication
A press cutting of Clitheroe Ramblers supporting a national march for the Right to Roam in 1995
Mr Roger Sagar leading the walkers
Clitheroe Ramblers set to join the first Dales Rail in 1984
Clitheroe Ramblers at Silverdale
Enjoying the picturesque hills
Fifty years of walking