568 Bowland Knotts

The craggy summit of Bowland Knotts shows the Forest of Bowland at its best. Views stretch to the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and Lancashire's very own Pendle Hill, while on the moor are miles of solid gritstone walls. But just remember the men who had to build these walls despite the wind, rain, snow and hail.

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LOCATION: 11 miles north of Clitheroe
START: Cross of Greet Bridge, five miles north of Slaidburn on High Bentham road.
Grid ref: SD702590 Postcode: BB7 3AQ
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate. Rough moorland walking with a steep descent
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland Landranger 103 & 98
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: River Hodder, Catlow Hill

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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