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Forest of Bowland Walks,
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

The Forest of Bowland walks listed below cater for walkers of all abilities from easy low-level walks to walks across the hills and moors. All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPS files. The walks cover the highlights of this area including Pendle Hill, Whin Fell and Dunsop Fell as well the valleys and moors of this beautiful part of England.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
2216Slaidburn Village Trail - Ribble Valleyeasy0.75
3459Abbeystead Reservoir from Stoops Bridgeeasy1.60
2720Pendle Hill from Barley Green (use in mist) moderate5.00
1267Pendle Hill from Barley Greenmoderate5.00
2505Fair Snape Fell from Fell Foot, Forest of Bowlandmoderate6.00
1655Pendle Hill from Downham (short version) moderate6.30
2938Nick of Pendle from Pendletoneasy/mod6.30
3457Wyre Valley Circular from Abbeysteadeasy/mod6.40
3730Stocks Reservoir Circulareasy/mod7.00
2437Bowland Knotts from Cross of Greet Bridgemoderate7.40
3111Barley from Barrowfordeasy/mod7.50
1742Grit Fell from the Jubilee Tower near Quernmoremoderate7.70
1902Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chippingmoderate8.00
2555Whitendale from Dunsop Bridgemoderate8.00
1818Pendle Hill from Downhammoderate8.00
2331Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridgemoderate8.30
1287A circuit of Pendle Hill from Barley Greenmoderate8.50
3505Whitewell via Crag Stones from Dunsop Bridgeeasy/mod8.50
2510Totridge Fell via Langden & Bleadale Watermod/hard10.00
2508Dunsop Fell & the Forest of Bowlandmoderate10.00
1218Fiensdale Head & Bleasdale Water, Forest of Bowlandmoderate10.00
1670Hazelhurst Fell, Fair Snape Fell and Parlick moderate11.00
2594Totridge Fell & Fiendsdale Head, Forest of Bowlandmoderate11.00
3329Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburnmoderate11.50
2556Whitendale & Dunsop Fell from Dunsop Bridgemod/hard15.00

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