Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe

A short but steep ascent to stunning views


Route outline for walk gm108:

Holcombe Moor Car Park  -  Branch Rd  -  Top O'th' Moor Farm  -  Peel Tower  -  Taylor's Farm  -  Redisher Wood  -  Holcombe Brook  -  Holcombe Moor Car Park



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Peel Tower is 128ft high & dedicated to Sir Robert Peel who was born in nearby Bury. In 1834 he became British Prime Minister & is credited with abolishing The Corn Laws, introducing Income Tax (at 7%) & laying the foundations for the modern police force (hence the terms 'Peelers' & British 'Bobbies').


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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0
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Mountains
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0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
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Outlying Fells
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Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor) at 418m (1371ft). Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Peel Tower at 356m (1168ft). Peel Tower is known as an English Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 287
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 109
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe

In no particular order . . .

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Peel Tower, Holcombe

Peel Tower, Holcombe

Photo: Bill Mickleson (6)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Ramsbottom from Peel Tower

Ramsbottom from Peel Tower

Photo: Christine Shepherd (755)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - North toward Taylor's Farm

North toward Taylor's Farm

Photo: Bill Mickleson (8)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - West from Peel Tower, Holcombe

West from Peel Tower, Holcombe

Photo: Bill Mickleson (7)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Peel Tower

Peel Tower

Photo: Ewan Wardell (1)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Peel Tower, Ramsbottom

Peel Tower, Ramsbottom

Photo: Garfield Moreton (1)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Peel Tower on Holcombe Moor standing above the clouds during a temperature inversion

Peel Tower on Holcombe Moor standing above the clouds during a temperature inversion

Photo: Heather Walsh (1)

Walk gm108 Peel Monument from Holcombe - Peel Tower

Peel Tower

Photo: Christine Shepherd (754)


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