Foulridge Lower Reservoir walk from Colne
A circular walk from Colne in Lancashire. The walk initially heads through Alkincoats Woodland Nature Reserve, before heading on to Foulridge Lower Reservoir. The path circles the reservoir affording views of the surrounding area and of Pendle Hill, with benches along the way to sit and watch the world go by. The walk returns by the same outward route.
Newchurch and Ogden Reservoirs walk from Barley
A circular walk from Barley in Lancashire. The walk initially climbs to Newchurch, where St Mary's church with its 'witch eye' can be explored. Then on over Driver Height which affords panoramic views of the area before dropping down to pass by the picturesque Upper and Lower Ogden reservoirs on the way back to Barley.
Ogden Reservoirs and Fell Wood walk from Barley
A circular walk from Barley in Lancashire. The walk heads along above Lower Ogden reservoir before reaching Upper Ogden reservoir. From there a short climb heads up to pass by part of Fell Wood, before passing through it to drop down to Lower Ogden reservoir, before returning to Barley.
Pendle Hill walk from Barley
The classic circular of Pendle Hill. If you are only in the Pendle area for a short visit, then if you have the time and want to 'conquer' Pendle, then this circular is the walk to do. A gentle start to the walk past the Ogden reservoirs then leads into a grassy stroll before crossing bracken covered moorland. The climbing then starts in earnest, with ever expanding views afforded as more height gained. From the summit even Blackpool tower and the Lakeland fells can all be seen on a clear day. The walk then proceeds down the much walked steps back towards Barley. Whilst Pendle Hill is synonymous with the Pendle Witches (the 400th anniversary of their hanging was in 2012), it is enjoyed by many thousands of people each year.
Pendle Hill walk from Downham
A circular walk, which initially sets off past Longlands Wood and the historic Worsaw End before passing up Burst Clough onto Worston Moor. The walk then heads over the top of Pendle Hill and on to the trig point at its summit, before descending down Downham Moor and back in to Downham. As soon as height is gained there are wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding Ribble Valley and beyond. From the top of Pendle, on a clear day the Lakeland fells and the Yorkshire Three peaks are all visible. Whilst Pendle Hill is synonymous with the Pendle Witches (the 400th anniversary of their hanging was in 2012), it is enjoyed by many thousands of people each year.
Pendle Hill walk from the Nick of Pendle
A circular walk from the Nick of Pendle in Lancashire. Due to the walk start height, there are excellent panoramic views right from the start. The walk climbs up Apronfull Hill and through Ogden Clough to reach the summit of Pendle Hill. The walk then continues on to walk back on the North side of Pendle Hill and along Pendle Moor before dropping through Ashendean Clough to reach the ski slope, for the short walk back to the start.
Three Villages Walk - Barley, Roughlee and Newchurch in Pendle
A circular taking in three of Pendle's picturesque villages. A riverside walk takes you from Barley to Roughlee, where after passing Roughlee Old Hall and crossing the stepping stones, there is a short climb to reveal a wonderful panorama of Pendle Hill. The walk then follows the ridge along Noggarth before briefly descending and then ascending to reach Newchurch in Pendle. The walk then drops down across a few fields to Heys Lane, which is followed back in to Barley.