The highest point is Gragareth (near Whernside) at 627 metres. PUBLISHED: 00:00 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:38 17 November 2018. Moody House Farm, in CHORLEY It got muddy in parts and took the views of the Lancashire hills. It is located at the junction of Moor Road and Knowsley Lane at the southern end of the reservoir (postcode PR6 9DQ). Covers basic concepts, equipment and processing and optimising your images back at base.More information. District: Chorley In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of hikes and walking routes around Bolton to bring you the top 20 hiking routes in the region. Copyright © 1997 - 2020 Walking Britain. It’s a fairly busy route, especially on Good Friday when it’s a local tradition to walk to the summit. 8.2km - 1h 38m. Excellent areas for walking include Arnside and Silverdale AONB, Beacon Fell Country Park and the Forest of Bowland AONB, which includes Pendle Hill. Slope round the back at the top if struggling with steps. For changing the range of view, push the arrows together. Use OS Maps to see more detail including footpaths, bridleways, cycle tracks and rights of way. read more. Open-plan living. Love this trail! Want to go hiking around Bolton to explore more of this corner of North West England? Rivington Pike Introduction to Walk 2532. This walk follows a circular route and starts at the main Anglezarke car park. However on the way down we came via the building site I’m not sure what they are building, but the little one loves to look at the diggers. Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. It was clear forecast for us, However at the top it was breezy and too chilly for the little ones. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). Got questions regarding this content? Follow Walking Britain for the latest news. It's a circular hike of just under 2 miles, with a moderate climb to the 1,191 feet (363 metres) summit of the prominent local landmark. The Pike Tower is a Grade II* listed building on the summit. Modern yet traditional. There’s a myriad of paths through Rivington Terraced Gardens that lead to Rivington Pike. Please ask permission to use site content and images. UV Index. Hampson Street once had three old cottages on the left and two on the right. Taking in all the sights of Rivington and Winter Hill, starting a few km to the east at Adlington Station, Rivington Pike, Winter Hill Transmitter and the Castle are all visited in this 12.11m (19.51km) route. It was built as a hunting lodge. Not just for walking up to the Pike and back down. + Free parking - See 255 traveller reviews, 359 candid photos, and great deals for Rivington, UK, at Tripadvisor. This walk begins at Rivington Hall Barn. Entwistle Viaduct by John Lenehan. Rivington Pike. Download the free GetOutside app for more ideas on family-friendly things to do outside, near you or search a location of your choice. Further south are the West Pennine Moors and the Forest of Rossendale. We went up to Rivington, parked the car and just walked about.We saw some people going up Winter Hill and just decided to follow them. Not massively difficult and is achievable... Location: Grid Ref: SD 6430 1380 • X/Y co-ords: 364309, 413803 • Lat/Long: 53.61959839,-2.54106141 30 easy circular routes cross the high plateau and visit the dales, following the Dove, Manifold and Hamps rivers. Amazing place! Rivington Pike. To see which of our walks around Bolton is the right one for you, browse real tips and photos uploaded by other hikers—and see what they had to say about each walk. Wheelton 2.7 miles; Preston 12.4 miles. Countryside views. Sleeps: 10, Bedrooms: 5. 8. Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km. Lancashire Walk. Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in Canada. Not massively difficult and is achievable... A great place for some exercise and to see some historical buildings and learn the history behind... My family and I went for a family walk up Rivington Pike. Walking / Cycling / Running routes near Rivington Pike, Chorley (BL6 6RU) Created by OS Maps users. Me and my friends hiked up this in the snow. It is a great walk because there is free unlimited parking at the bottom and lots of clear nature pathways throughout. We visit Rivington Terraced Gardens a couple of times a year and always climb to the Pike. Darwen Tower and Roddlesworth circular... Let's keep active outside everyday. Give yourself an authentic fright night experience with these walks around the spookiest places in the UK! Reviews (48) Photos (145) … Region: North West A detached farmhouse property resting the outskirts of the town of Chorley. Great walk and great view once at the top. Daylight. This is easy to find. We had previously been up but never with children. Rivington Pike: Great hill walk - See 247 traveler reviews, 339 candid photos, and great deals for Rivington, UK, at Tripadvisor. Woodburning stove. 4K video of a walk around Anglezarke. The Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs between them supply over 50% of drinking water to Bolton, this walk that takes in both makes for a lovely afternoon that can be enjoyed any time of year. Square in plan with sides 16 feet (4.9 m) in length and 20 feet (6.1 m) high, it was built with a wooden roof, three windows and a door all of which are now blocked up. Includes advice and useful links. Grade - moderate. We took a slow and steady route up without any major obstacles. A walk from Horwich which passes through Wilderswood and Pike Cottage before exploring the open moorland in the shadow of Winter Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.More information, This guide to walking the southern dales of the White Peak area of the Peak District National Park, between Ashbourne, Matlock, Buxton and Leek. We will definitely be going back for the views on a clear summers day! Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. Click here to view the details of the Winter Hill walk. 9. View Full Map. My family and I went for a family walk up Rivington Pike. Dog friendly. Lot of uphill walking but the view is so worth it! It was a nice day but we did not have walking shoes just trainers.We just took it casually, went up some stairs and then up the hill. Click here to view the details of the Belmont walk. The countryside 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. 6.9km - 1h 23m. Great House Barn attracts walkers, cyclists, bikers and motorists all year round, set off from here to explore the features of Leverhulme Park, before heading up to enjoy the views from Rivington Pike. One of two Cicerone guides to the White Peak.More information, This practical handbook covers digital outdoor photography and the whole range of outdoor activities including walking, running, cycling, water sports (in and on the water), as participant or spectator. A fine view of Rivington Pike is seen up Hope Street. Walking | Upper & lower Rivington Reservoirs. The row of buildings, nos. Waypoints (0) Weather. The route is a long distance challenge walk over the West Pennine Moors taking in the 3 towers of Rivington Pike, Peel Tower and Darwen Tower. Sign up to receive the very best of OS and its group of companies, straight to you by email & post. 182, 184 and 186, was erected in 1855 by Andrew Peak. We had previously been up but never with children. Author - Mike Bexley. It's abit harder in the snow and ice as can be slippy but the views at the top are beautiful (abit windy) and great if you want to go sledging in the snow. Taking in all the sights of Rivington and Winter Hill, starting a few km to the east  at Adlington Station, Rivington Pike, Winter Hill Transmitter and the Castle are all visited in this 12.11m (19.51km) route. Great Hill. Visit the GetOutside Hub for challenges, activities, ideas and inspiration. We called in at the Italian Terraced Gardens Open day and Pigeon Tower. Feature beams. Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.co.uk. All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. Lovely to see the restoration work going on in the gardens on the way up. From there you walk up to Rivington Hall Barn and your walk starts here. Can see all over. County/Area - Lancashire. County/Unitary Authority: Lancashire Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). Walk Grading. A superb barn conversion resting in the Lancashire countryside in near the village of Wheelton in Chorley. Fantastic views wear walking shoes as the trail is gravel and stone. WiFi. OS Explorer map: 287: West Pennine Moors, Download the free GetOutside app for family-friendly things to do outside. 5km - 1h 0m. You'll need decent footwear as it can get muddy and it can be really windy at the top. Click here to view the details of the Bolton reservoir walk. We took a slow and steady route up without any major obstacles. Time - 5 hours 10 minutes.