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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

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. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1267
Pendle Hill from Barley Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2720
Pendle Hill from Barley Green (use in mist)
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3111
2.5 miles / 3.9 km away
Barley from Barrowford
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1818
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Pendle Hill from Downham
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1655
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Pendle Hill from Downham (short version)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2938
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Nick of Pendle from Pendleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2632
5.0 miles / 7.9 km away
The Ribble Valley from Sawley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2217
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Clitheroe Town Trail - Ribble Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 km
Walk 2304
8.3 miles / 13.4 km away
East Marton and the Drumlins
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2861
9.1 miles / 14.6 km away
Pinhaw Beacon from Lothersdale
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1793
9.5 miles / 15.3 km away
Lothersdale from Cowling
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2661
9.5 miles / 15.3 km away
Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from Cowling
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

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 Lancashire

Walking in LancashireThis guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. 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. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.
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