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A popular stop off point on the way up Rivington Pike.

The Dovecote Tower, or Pigeon Tower as it is more commonly known, is a popular place to stop and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Rivington Pike - half way up

July 2018 lots of restoration work going on but a great photo opportunity on your way up to... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Chorley, United Kingdom
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Lever Park, Rivington, England
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Dovecote Tower, or Pigeon Tower as it is more commonly known, is a popular place to stop and have a rest, or take photos, as you make your way up to the top of Rivington Pike.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

July 2018 lots of restoration work going on but a great photo opportunity on your way up to Rivington Pike for stunning views

Thank Lesleynumber1
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This feature was passed on a circular walk from Rivington Hall Barn, No Height barriers, which included a trip up to the tower at Rivington Pike on good paths that were steep towards the end. the walk takes you through the lost gardens which are...More

Thank paulsheridan2018
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great place for a walking day out, different ways to reach the Pigeon tower, once you are up there you can see for miles around on a clear day, great for a rest before you go up to Rivington Pike (Castle). You can it a...More

Thank l s
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Having gone to school nearby this is a building that is very familiar to me. It is an extremely interesting structure and we use it as a destination when we go walking. The area around it is beautiful and there are many things to see....More

1  Thank Off their P
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It's hard not to notice the tower when passing through Rivington. The tower was built in 1910 by Lord Leverhulme and still stands tall today.

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Loved walking up here the views were beautiful. There are so many paths to take and this is one of the great ones.

1  Thank NicDew1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

When I first saw this tower it reminded me of the tower of terror at Disney, Florida - albeit smaller. It is unique in that I've never seen anything quite like it before. It's part of the history of this estate and is in relatively...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

old building complete with history board, could do with tidying up to show the beauty of these old buildings around rivington

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The tower is part of the larger Rivington estate (Rivington terraced gardens) and was created in the early 20th century for lady Leverhulm as a wrighting tower. its a impressive structure and one of the two towers you will discover on the upper half of...More

Thank michaelinman11
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