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Rivington Pike
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Photo from the walk - Rivington Pike

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

Despite being close to a motorway this walk offers desolate hills and excellent walking. 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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