Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge

Introduction to Walk 2331

Photo from the walk - Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

A Forest of Bowland walk from Dunsop Bridge exploring the landscape north-west of the village. The route includes riverside paths, moorland paths and the opportunity to visit the summit of Whin Fell. The walk also uses the Ouster Rake path which needs care in wet or icy conditions.

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Walk Description

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2508
Dunsop Fell & the Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2510
Totridge Fell via Langden & Bleadale Water
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2555
Whitendale from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2556
Whitendale & Dunsop Fell from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2594
1.0 miles / 1.7 km away
Totridge Fell & Fiendsdale Head, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1218
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Fiensdale Head & Bleasdale Water, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2216
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Slaidburn Village Trail - Ribble Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 0.8 miles / 1.2 km
Walk 3329
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburn
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
Walk 1902
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chipping
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2505
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
Fair Snape Fell from Fell Foot, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2217
7.3 miles / 11.7 km away
Clitheroe Town Trail - Ribble Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 km
Walk 2632
7.5 miles / 11.9 km away
The Ribble Valley from Sawley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1670
7.7 miles / 12.4 km away
Hazelhurst Fell, Fair Snape Fell and Parlick
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2596
8.3 miles / 13.3 km away
The River Brock & Beacon Fell
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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

Area Information

Forest of Bowland

Located in northern Lancashire, the Forest of Bowland includes wild upland and cultivated valleys. Essentially part of the main Pennine range, the area is dominated by gritstone fells ... - More information

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