Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale

One of the classic 'Yorkshire Three Peaks'


Route outline for walk ny158:

Horton In Ribblesdale  -  Brackenbottom  -  Gavel Rigg  -  The Pennine Way  -  Pen-y-ghent  -  Plover Hill  -  Foxup Moor  -  Swarth Gill Gate  -  Black Banks  -  Turpen  -  Horton Moor  -  Hull Pot  -  The Pennine Way  -  Horton Scar Lane  -  Horton In Ribblesdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pen-y-ghent at 694m (2277ft). Pen-y-ghent is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales) Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (142nd highest in England, 233rd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 606th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Plover Hill at 680m (2231ft). Plover Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (115th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales) Plover Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (153rd highest in England, 258th highest in England & Wales).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.


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

The Yorkshire Dales National Park


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

OL2 Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas


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

98 Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale

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Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from the west near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Peter Gaffney (2)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - At Hull Pot

At Hull Pot

Photo: Phil Hart (5)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Horton in Ribblesdale Station

Photo: Colin Fawcett (1)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Heading for Pen-y-ghent during the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challange

Photo: Mike Smart (4)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: William Ringwood (1)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent Summit

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (3)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Hull Pot near Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Mike Knipe (75)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - *Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

*Ingleborough and Whernside from The Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Wayne Hill (43)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom Scar

Photo: Paul Harrison (12)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Photo: Paul Harrison (11)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from the Pennine Way near Hull Pot

Photo: Robert Hardaker (4)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Pen-y-ghent from near Hull Pot

Photo: Danny Young (9)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way on Gavel Rigg

Photo: Paul Harrison (13)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Justin at Pen-y-Ghent summit trig point

Photo: Jon Snow (1)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Pen-y-ghent summit in snow

Photo: Robin Mclaughlin (2)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Pen-y-ghent

Photo: William Ringwood (2)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - The final stile in Horton in Ribblesdale at the end of the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

The final stile in Horton in Ribblesdale at the end of the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (5)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Pen-y-ghent Side Scar in the snow

Photo: Paul Harrison (20)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Colin Fawcett (2)


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