Winter Hill & Rivington Pike

Introduction to Walk 2245

Photo from the walk - Winter Hill & Rivington Pike

County/Area - Lancashire & Bolton

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Lancashire walk visiting Winter Hill and Rivington Pike. Both of these hills offer wide ranging views over the surrounding areas. The route follows clear tracks for most of the way and includes sections of wild moorland.

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Walk Description

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 287 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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26.4 miles / 42.2 km away

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