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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 (143rd highest in England, 234th 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 (154th 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.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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 - 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 - The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

The Pennine Way sign on the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Robert Hardaker (7)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

On the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent

Photo: Stantheb Iker (1)

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 - On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Danny Young (8)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Plover Hill from the large cairn NW of Pen-y-ghent summit

Photo: Paul Harrison (19)

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: Paul Harrison (23)

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

Fountains Fell from Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Paul Harrison (14)

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

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

Photo: Paul Lee (1)

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

Pen-y-ghent Summit

Photo: Jonny Howard (1)

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

Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Robert Hardaker (5)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Bryan, Lorna and Ami Goodfellow on the summit of Pen-y-Ghent in the snow

Photo: Bryan Auty (1)

Walk ny158 Pen-y-ghent and Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Pen-y-ghent summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (1)

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 - 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 - Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Ingleborough from above Brackenbottom

Photo: Paul Harrison (11)

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

Approaching Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Danny Young (2)

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

A brooding Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (50)

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 - Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Pen-y-ghent from Brackenbottom

Photo: Colin Fawcett (2)


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