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A circuit of Pendle Hill from Barley Green
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Photo from the walk - A circuit of Pendle Hill from Barley Green

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1690 feet / 512 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lancashire walk climbs onto Pendle Hill but takes a quieter route to the summit. Starting from Barley, the walk offers superb views across the surrounding countryside as far afield as the Yorkshire Dales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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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.

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Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle

Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle A guidebook to 40 diverse circular day walks suitable for walkers with navigational skills. The Forest of Bowland and Pendle are two of north west England's upland AONBs, perfect for walkers who enjoy exploring rough hilly, sometimes pathless terrain. The routes include Ward's Stone, Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Fair Snape Fell.
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