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).
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
Walking in Lancashire
This 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.
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