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Winter Hill & Rivington Pike
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Photo from the walk - Winter Hill & Rivington Pike

County/Area - Lancashire & Greater Manchester

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Lancashire walk visiting Winter Hill and Rivington Pike. Both of these hills offer wide ranging views over the surrounding areas. The route follows clear tracks for most of the way and includes sections of wild moorland. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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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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