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Nice walk - lots of different route

A very nice walk, a bit of an incline and steps throughout so it’s not suitable for wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
linz_269
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Been here a few times!

Love a walk up here with the dog,or the family great views from the top and even free parking at... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Gazza M
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Rivington Pike is a hill summit on Winter Hill, part of the West Pennine Moors, overlooking the village of Rivington in Chorley, Lancashire. The nearest towns are Adlington and Horwich.
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| Between Bolton and Chorley off the A673., Rivington BL6 7SB, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice walk, a bit of an incline and steps throughout so it’s not suitable for wheelchair access. A great view from the top. A good picnic place.

Thank linz_269
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Love a walk up here with the dog,or the family great views from the top and even free parking at the bottom, love this place and a pint afterwards!

Thank Gazza M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Rivington is a great place to go for a walk, there are different routes to go up Rivington Pike, the most popular being the walk through the Terraced Gardens. There is always a sense of achievement as you reach the top of Rivington Pike with...More

1  Thank Lossboy
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Rivington Pike, set between Bolton and Chorley with lots of free parking, is a fabulous walk from the barn (great wedding/ party venue) along paths through woodland and then up, up to the top of the pike, past the pigeon tower. Loads of steps to...More

1  Thank Lesleynumber1
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It took us close to an hour to climb up the Pike but it was worth every step! It was a hot sunny day and we had to stop every few meters to catch our breath. The roads were uneven and rocky so wear good...More

Thank kim l
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Went again today it’s a regular haunt . Had Sunday lunch then walked around the 1000 or so bikes chatting with fellow bikers. Roast turkey dinner £11 beautifully cooked pot of tea and real nice surroundings Today they had a huge tv screen outside for...More

Thank Gs1litr
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Plenty of places for parking, great walk, bit off a push to get to the top up the stairs but not too strenuous otherwise. Gorgeous views.

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon at Rivington Pike. The walk up is leisurely with just a few steep steps at the end, and the view is, of course, wonderful.

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great short hike up to the top took about half an hour following the steps. On the way down we took a detour to find the pond. Very cute. Parts can be a bit steep but it's never steep for too long before...More

Thank 251thomasj
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Took the grandchildren who love to climb up to the pike. We parked at the top barn and walked up past the pigeon tower. They absolutely love it.

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Gizmo99999
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Response from paulsheridan2018 | Reviewed this property |
all paths are availlable but there are the remains of tape and so on but really the fire is out as the rain has ended the concerns of re firing and its all good to go. its a bit black and charred if you go far enough but... More
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Fran B
23 February 2018|
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Response from paulsheridan2018 | Reviewed this property |
there is no definitive wheelchair access but greater access can be enjoyed if you drive to the upper car park on the road going over the moors due east from the barn which is quite high up with good views and plenty of space... More
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