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Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chipping
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Photo from the walk - Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chipping

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1520 feet / 461 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Forest of Bowland walk starts from the attractive village of Chipping and continues via field paths and tracks to climb onto Saddle Fell. The route continues across open country to Fair Snape Fell and Parlick before returning to the start along quiet country lanes. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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