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Whithnell Moor & Great Hill from Brinscall
Introduction to Walk 2562

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1090 feet / 330 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Lancashire walk from Brinscall to Whithnell Moor & Great Hil. Route finding skills are vital on this moorland walk which can often be shrouded in mist. 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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Ordnance Survey Explorer 287Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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