Can you walk around Gisburn Forest?

Can you walk around Gisburn Forest?

Try this 6.0-mile loop trail near Clitheroe, Lancashire. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 2 h 35 min to complete. This trail is great for hiking and walking.

Is Gisburn Forest open?

Opening hours The forest is open from dawn until dusk, 7 days a week. The Gisburn Cafe is currently open Monday to Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Who owns Gisburn Forest?

United Utilities plc
Nestled in the rural north-east of the county, 40 miles north of Manchester, the forest is easily accessible by road, close to the intersection of the A59 (east to west) and A65 (north to south). Managed by Forestry England, the estate is owned by United Utilities plc.

Where do you park to climb Pendle Hill?

Parking: Pay and display car park in the centre of Barley (grid reference SD 823 403). Facilities / refreshments: Toilets and the cabin café in car park at Barley, Pub (Pendle Inn) in Barley and tearoom in Barley.

How old is gisburn?

Gisburn Forest became a civil parish in 1866, becoming part of Bowland Rural District when it was formed in 1894. In 1938 an 175-hectare (432-acre) area in the north-west of the parish was transferred to Rathmell.

What county is gisburn?


Civil parish Gisburn
District Ribble Valley
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West

Is Gisburn in Lancashire or Yorkshire?

Gisburn (formerly Gisburne) is a village and civil parish within the Ribble Valley borough of Lancashire, England. Historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Clitheroe and 11 miles (18 km) west of Skipton.

How hard is it to walk up Pendle Hill?

The walk is 4 miles long. It will take most people around 2 hours. With the exception of the climb up the ‘steps’ of Pendle Hill, the walk is fairly easy. However, there are lots of uneven surfaces and it is certainly not suitable for prams, the unfit, or young children.

How long does it take to walk up and down Pendle Hill?

2 hours 20 minutes
Pendle Hill walk from Barley

Parking: Pay and display car park in the centre of Barley (grid reference SD 823 403).
Walk distance: 5 miles (8 Km)
Estimated walk time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Height climbed: 380 metres
Grade: 2-C: A medium length walk that has rugged terrain and some steep climbs

How long is the walk around Stocks Reservoir?

approximately 8 miles
good starting point for the reservoir walk and also for many forest trails. The walk is approximately 8 miles through fields and woodlands. Picnic area and former site of St Marys Church which was reconstructed at its present site.

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