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Nick of Pendle from Pendleton
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Photo from the walk - Nick of Pendle from Pendleton

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 920 feet / 279 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Forest of Bowland walk from the attractive village of Pendleton exploring the moorland ridge either side of the Nick of Pendle on the Clitheroe Road. The route follows paths, bridleways and lanes requiring some navigational skills in parts. Choose a fine day to enjoy the views from the ridge. 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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