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Grit Fell from the Jubilee Tower near Quernmore
Introduction to Walk 1742

Photo from the walk - Grit Fell from the Jubilee Tower near Quernmore

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km

Ascent - 1220 feet / 370 metres

Grade - moderate

A Forest of Bowland walk with views over Morecambe Bay from the summit of Grit Fell. The route also includes pleasant walking in the Wyre Valley and visits the attractive village of Abbeystead. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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.

Recommended Reading

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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