OUTDOOR WITH THE WOODALLS

HOLCOMBE HILL 1100FT , BULL HILL 1371FT  AND HARCLES HILL 1220FT

HOLOCOMBE HILL IS OFTEN REFERRED TO AT PEEL TOWER WHICH IS A MONUMENT TO SIR ROBERT PEEL IN RAMSBOTTOM

FANTASTIC AND EASY MOORLAND WALK

LANCASHIRE

PARKING-Nearest postcode is BL8 4NN Lumb Carr road car park

MILES-6  MILES approx  

ASCENT-400m approx

FACILITIES- No facilities on route closest town is Keswick

WARNING- Part of route falls in firing range - keep out if red flags flying, Bull Hill will be out of bounds. Call 01204 512615 or check firing times at ​ www.bit.ly/holcombefiringtimes


The starting point is Lumb Carr Road car park, just outside Holcombe village. 

Cross the road and take the gated footpath to the cobbled Holcombe Old Road. We turned right and then took  the first turning on the left.

 Followed a little way up before turning right on the stone/dirt path leading up to Peel Tower.

We took a photo and then headed past the tower and across the moorland with the valley on the right and walked a grass trodden path to Harcles hill, we stopped for a snack break here and then set off along the same path  to Pilgrims Cross a single square stone on the moorland below Bull Hill.

We read the carving in the stone here for the monument dating back too AD 1176.

We then Continued straight on up the well- trodden path up to the Trig. Point on Bull Hill, beware if the RED FLAG is flying do not go any further as its a military shooting range.

We took more photos at the trig point on Bulll hill before retracing our steps.



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