Walk gm198 Bull Hill from Holcombe

Gentle ascents to good views - can be wet


Route outline for walk gm198:

Holcombe Moor Car Park  -  Holcombe  -  Higher Tops  -  Chatterton Close Farm  -  Buckden Wood  -  The Rossendale Way  -  Beetle Hill  -  Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)  -  Pilgrim's Cross  -  Harcles Hill  -  Peel Tower  -  Top o'th'Moor Farm  -  Branch Road  -  Holcombe Moor Car Park.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

This walk enters the Holcombe Moor Training Area. Information on firing times can be obtained from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/holcombe-moor-firing-times

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:

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

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Peel Tower at 356m (1168ft). Peel Tower is known as an 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 gm198 Bull Hill from Holcombe

In no particular order . . .

My daughters Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

My daughters Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Photo: Heather Walsh (2)

Ascending Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Ascending Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Photo: Bill Mickleson (3)

Peel Tower from Harcles Hill

Peel Tower from Harcles Hill

Photo: Bill Mickleson (5)

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)

Peel Tower from the Trig Point on the summit of Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Peel Tower from the Trig Point on the summit of Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (758)

Peel Tower

Peel Tower

Photo: Christine Shepherd (754)

Peel Tower

Peel Tower

Photo: Ewan Wardell (1)

Looking East from Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Looking East from Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Photo: Bill Mickleson (1)

Ramsbottom from Peel Tower

Ramsbottom from Peel Tower

Photo: Christine Shepherd (755)

Peel Tower from the summit of Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Peel Tower from the summit of Bull Hill (Holcombe Moor)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (757)


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