887 Nick of Pendle

"There's not enough wind if the lark's singing" said the paraglider on Pendle Hill as we plodded up to Lancashire's famous summit. But on the descent the larks were silent and the sky full of soaring sails.

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LOCATION: 1 mile north of Sabden
START: Nick of Pendle quarry car park
Grid ref: SD771384 Postcode: BB7 9HN
DISTANCE: 7 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 4.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland Landranger 103
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Turn Head, Ogden Clough, Big End, Scout Cairn, Apronful Hill, Ashendean Clough, Badger Wells Hill , Mearley Moor

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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