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7 great walks near Pendle Hill

PUBLISHED: 00:00 12 October 2018 | UPDATED: 18:25 26 October 2018

Pendle Evening by Karol Gajewski

Pendle Evening by Karol Gajewski

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Pendle Hill is one of the most iconic landmarks in Lancashire and you can enjoy the beautiful countryside, spectacular views and fascinating from a number of starting points in the Ribble Valley.

Autumn in Downham by Karol GajewskiAutumn in Downham by Karol Gajewski

Downham and Pendle Hill

Set off from the pretty village of Downhan towards Worsaw Hill before your ascent onto Pendle Hill.

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Sabden by John LenehanSabden by John Lenehan

Sabden and Apronful Hill

Sabden sits in a valley and is surrounded the imposing Pendle Hill and Padiham Heights, this walk tackles the sunnit of nearby Apronful Hill.

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Pendle from above Barley by John LenehanPendle from above Barley by John Lenehan

Barley

Barley is probably the most popular starting point for a climb up Pendle Hill. If the climb to the summit is not for you, this circular route takes in Lower Black Moss Reservoir and skirts under the Big End to Upper and Lower Ogden Reservoirs.

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Barrowford Heritage Centre by John Christopher WoodBarrowford Heritage Centre by John Christopher Wood

Barrowford and Blacko

Barrowford lies on the south-eastern edge of Pendle Hill, this walk starts from Pendle Heritage Centre and heads north towards Blacko.

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Pendle From Pendleton by John LenehanPendle From Pendleton by John Lenehan

Pendleton to Downham

This walk takes in the villages Pendleton, Downham, and Worston which the north west edge of Pendle Hill.

Click here to view the details of the Pendleton to Downham walk

 

Read's changing landscape by John CocksRead's changing landscape by John Cocks

Read, Sabden and Pendle Hill

This walk visits Pendle country but doesn’t involve climbing Pendle Hill, instead you explore the area of wooded, rolling country to the south of it bounded by Sabden and Read.

Click here to view the details of the Read, Sabden and Pendle Hill walk

 

Newchurch is famous for the witches but its location is spectaularNewchurch is famous for the witches but its location is spectaular

Newchurch in Pendle

Starting out at Fence, this circular walk takes in some beautiful countryside as well the home of one of the most important figures in the Lancashire Witch Trials.

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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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