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Rivington Pike

Rivington Pike, Bolton BL6 6RU, UK

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About Rivington Pike

Rivington Pike is a hill on Winter Hill, part of the West Pennine Moors. The Pike itself is 1191 feet high. At the top of the Pike is a tower, which will be the focus of this article. Rivington is a place where you can walk or cycle along the hillside footpaths and take in the spectacular views of Chorley from the Pigeon Tower and Rivington Pike – you can even see Blackpool Tower and the Welsh mountains on a clear day.



Attractions near Rivington Pike

Anglezarke Reservoir4.31km from Rivington Pike

Anglezarke Reservoir is the largest of the reservoirs in Lancashire lake district. nestling on the edge of the West Pennine moors. Anglezarke has an area in excess of 190 acres and supplies Wigan with its drinking water. Its surrounding is so beautiful and it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Great Hill5.32km from Rivington Pike

Great Hill is a hill in Lancashire, England, on Anglezarke Moor, between the towns of Chorley and Darwen. It is part of the West Pennine Moors and lies approximately 3 miles north of Winter Hill, which is the highest point in the area at 456 m.  The summit at 381 m is only slightly higher than the surrounding moorland, but provides excellent views in all directions particularly to the north and west.

Smithills Hall5.94km from Rivington Pike

Smithills Hall is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West of England, Set in land on the edge of the West Pennine Moors. Containing fine examples of architecture through the ages, from Medieval and Tudor right through to Victorian times. One of the oldest manor houses in the north west of England, its oldest parts, including the great hall, date from the 15th century and it has been since been altered and extended particularly the west part.

Winter Hill 6.59km from Rivington Pike

Winter Hill is the highest point of the area to the west of the Pennines, a line of hills, known as the backbone of England, running roughly north-south between Lancashire and Yorkshire.  Its prominent position made it the ideal site for the Winter Hill TV Mast, transmitting to a large part of North West England.  It offers views over Lancashire and the Greater Manchester Urban Area, including Manchester city center, Salford, Werneth Low, Wigan, and Bolton.  One of the nice trekking areas and al

Haigh Woodland Park6.97km from Rivington Pike

Haigh Woodland Park's a magical place for all the family where fine food and amazing adventures are always on the menu. Perfect for picnics, amazing for adventurers, fantastic for foodies. Golf of all kinds. Kitchen Courtyard full of boutique food and drink stores. High Ropes for aerial adventures. And miles and miles of walking trails.

Yarrow Valley Country Park7.35km from Rivington Pike

Yarrow Valley Country Park covers over 300 hectares and is located between Chorley and Coppull created on land previously used for bleaching, dyeing, calico printing and mining, Yarrow Valley Country Park is of local historical importance. It contains much woodland and includes nature reserves, best known being Birkacre and Duxbury Woods. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here.

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Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. One of the main attractions in England and atttracts a lot of tourists.