Clitheroe 60K

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Start: Clitheroe
Distance: 37 miles (60 km)
Grid Ref: SD741420
 
Climbing: 1,566 metres
Walk time: 12-18 hours
Days: 1-3

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Summary: The Clitheroe 60K walk is a challenging long distance circular walk in Lancashire which crosses Longridge Fell, Pendle Hill and skirts Grindleton Fell. It has over 1,500 metres of ascent. It was devised by Eddie Ross of Clitheroe Group as a permanent commemoration of the Ramblers Association 60th Jubilee. The Clitheroe 60K was officially opened by the Mayor of the Ribble Valley, Councillor Kate Hodkinson on 15th April 1995. From the starting point in Clitheroe the route goes via Eadsford Bridge, Withgill Knoll, Higher Hodder Bridge, Kemple End, Stock Bridge, Higher Stonyhurst Park, Spire Hill, Bradley Hall, Loud Mytham Bridge, Knot Hill, Higher Greystoneley, New Laund Hill, Burholme Bridge, Fielding Clough, Hodder Bank Fell, Giddy Bridge, Newton Bridge, Easington, Harrop Hall and Fold, Shivering Ginnel, Beacon Hill, Sawley (Sawley Abbey), Downham, Pendle Hill, Ogden Clough, Apronfull Hill, Pendleton Moor and Mearley Hall before returning to Clitheroe.


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Clitheroe Ramblers
Long Distance Walkers Association


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