Memorial to celebrated fell walker

Wainrwight memorial Credit: Rob Jaskowski ITV

A memorial to celebrated walking guide author Alfred Wainwright will be unveiled today. A bronze comemorative toposcope has been laid on the hills above Blackburn where he lived until the age of 34.

The plaque has been commissioned by Blackburn with Darwen council sits with an almost uninterrupted panorama of the surrounding landscape.

Wainwright memorial Credit: Rob Jaskowski ITV