8 great walks near Pendle Hill
PUBLISHED: 00:00 12 October 2018 | UPDATED: 19:40 11 September 2019
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.
Downham and Pendle Hill
Set off from the pretty village of Downhan towards Worsaw Hill before your ascent onto Pendle Hill.
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.
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.
Barley to Pendle Hill
If you do want to tackle the summit of Pendle Hill from Barley, this walk takes you to the summit Triangulation Pillar of Pendle Hill that stands at 1827ft /557metres above sea level via Ogden Clough.
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.
Pendleton to Downham
This walk takes in the villages Pendleton, Downham, and Worston which the north west edge of Pendle Hill.
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.
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.