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Nick of Pendle from Pendleton
Introduction to Walk 2938

Photo from the walk - Nick of Pendle from Pendleton

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 920 feet / 279 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Forest of Bowland walk from the attractive village of Pendleton exploring the moorland ridge either side of the Nick of Pendle on the Clitheroe Road. The route follows paths, bridleways and lanes requiring some navigational skills in parts. Choose a fine day to enjoy the views from the ridge. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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.

Recommended Reading

Walks in the Forest of Bowland

Walks in the Forest of BowlandGuide to walks in the Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, northern England, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 30 hand drawn routes throughout the Forest including the gentle foothills in the south and north, on top of the moors and in the valleys.
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