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. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 287Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer 287Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2532
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Rivington Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2108
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Darwen's Jubilee Tower from Abbey Village
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2584
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away
Turton & Entwistle and Wayoh Resrs. from Jumbles
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2564
8.9 miles / 14.2 km away
Calf Hey, Ogden & Holden Wood Reservoirs
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2624
8.9 miles / 14.3 km away
Tor Hill & High Moss, Nr Haslingden
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1421
12.1 miles / 19.4 km away
Turf Moor, Black Hill and Knowl Moor From Ashworth Resovoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 1619
13.6 miles / 21.7 km away
Cheeseden Brook from Pooley Bridge, Heywood
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km
Walk 1458
15.9 miles / 25.5 km away
Greave and The Rossendale Way
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2606
17.9 miles / 28.6 km away
Hoof Stones Height, Noah Dale and Colden Water
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
Walk 1902
18.0 miles / 28.7 km away
Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chipping
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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

Recommended Reading

Walking in Lancashire

Walking in LancashireThis guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. The countyside ranges from the low lying land around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.
More information

Cicerone Books

Cicerone PressCicerone Press offer a range of books and eBooks offering guides to all the popular walking areas and long-distance trails in Britain and overseas. Their illustrated guides feature walks, information and maps to help you make the most of the outdoors.
25% off all printed guides to 30th June 2017.
Explore Cicerone's Catalogue

Further Information

Location Map

location map

Walk grading - Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience by going to Walk Grading Details.

Accommodation Nearby

Tyas Cottage
Slaithwaite
26.4 miles / 42.2 km away

Self Catering & Cottage Holidays - Properties throughout the UK & Europe

Best Read - Editor's Choice

Dark Peak WalksDark Peak Walks - Guidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys. More information

GPS Sale

Garmin GPSEnter the age of digital mapping and enjoy accurate navigation when out walking on the hills and in the countryside. Ordnance Survey's FLASH SALE is offering a wide range of GPS receivers, many with Ordnance Survey 1:25k and 1:50k digital mapping, with substantial reductions of up to £90. Information and prices go to Ordnance Survey GPS Sale

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

 

AZ Adventure Series Maps

Convenient 1:25000 OS maps in booklet form covering the National Trails of Britain. More info.

the people's poncho

A durable, lightweight, stylish and compact alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers. More info.

New to Walking?

Click for a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.