Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior

Wild and historic Lancashire


Route outline for walk gm116:

Watergrove Reservoir  -  Wardle  -  Ramsden Road  -  The Pennine Bridleway  -  Crook Moor  -  Higher Slack Brook  -  Rough Hill (Shore Moor)  -  Freeholds Top  -  Trough Edge End  -  The Rossendale Way  -  Trough Edge  -  Deacon Pasture  -  Hades Hill  -  Hades  -  Middle Hill (Whitworth)  -  Brown Wardle Hill  -  Long Shoot Clough  -  Watergrove Reservoir  -  Wardle.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
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English
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Rough Hill (Shore Moor) at 434m (1424ft). Rough Hill (Shore Moor) is known as an English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Brown Wardle Hill at 402m (1319ft). Brown Wardle Hill is known as an English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Rossendale Way, a 72km (45 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Sharneyford in Lancashire, England. The Rossendale Way is waymarked by the letters RW. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Rossendale Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL21 South Pennines


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

103 Blackburn & Burnley, Clitheroe & Skipton


109 Manchester, Bolton & Warrington


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior

In no particular order . . .

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Sunshine at Watergrove Reservoir near Wardle

Sunshine at Watergrove Reservoir near Wardle

Photo: Jo Jacks (1)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Watergrove Reservoir

Watergrove Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (764)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Descent from Rough Hill (Shore Moor) before the climb to Freeholds Top.

Descent from Rough Hill (Shore Moor) before the climb to Freeholds Top.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (766)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Rough Hill (Shore Moor) summit ciarn

Rough Hill (Shore Moor) summit ciarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (765)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Middle Hill (Whitworth) from Brown Wardle Hill

Middle Hill (Whitworth) from Brown Wardle Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (771)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Freeholds Top summit Trig Point with its small pool

Freeholds Top summit Trig Point with its small pool

Photo: Christine Shepherd (767)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Lovely path by Watergrove Reservoir back to the start

Lovely path by Watergrove Reservoir back to the start

Photo: Christine Shepherd (773)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - View from the path down from Freeholds Top

View from the path down from Freeholds Top

Photo: Christine Shepherd (768)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Brown Wardle Hill Summit Cairn

Brown Wardle Hill Summit Cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (770)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Wild Ponies on the way from Freeholds Top to Middle Hill (Whitworth)

Wild Ponies on the way from Freeholds Top to Middle Hill (Whitworth)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (769)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - Watergrove Reservoir from the path down from Brown Wardle Hill

Watergrove Reservoir from the path down from Brown Wardle Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (772)

Walk gm116 Round Hill, Freeholds Top and Brown Wardle Hill from Watergrove Reservior - 360 panorama taken at the summit of Freeholds Top

360 panorama taken at the summit of Freeholds Top

Photo: Alan Wild (1)


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