Routes EnglandChorley
Chorley 4 peaks

Chorley, England

Chorley 4 peaks

Length20.5 mi
Elev. Gain2417.4 ft
Est. Steps47000

Forest

Lake

River

Scenic views

Quiet place

Overgrown

Off trail

Rocky

Steep slope

Created by Ben
Introduction
Chorley 4 peaks is a 20.5 mile (47,000-step) route located near Chorley, England. This route has an elevation gain of about 2417.4 ft and is rated as hard. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
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The Goit

Water
The Goit (sometimes written The Goyt) is a canal used for transporting drinking water along the Rivington chain in Lancashire, England. The section in Brinscall is currently covered, and a local campaign is ongoing to attempt to uncover the water. The Goit is now uncovered from Brinscall down to Anglezarke, passing through White Coppice, a path follows its course the whole way on either side.

Anglezarke Reservoir

Place
Anglezarke Reservoir is the largest reservoir in the Rivington chain to the west of Anglezarke in Lancashire, England. Anglezarke Reservoir has three embankments: the Charnock Embankment, the longest, is 850 yards (777 m) long and 31 feet (9.45 m) high, the Knowsley Embankment is 240 yards (219.5 m) long and 45 feet (14 m) high and the Heapey Embankment is 280 feet (85.3 m) long and 32 feet (9.75 m) high.

Healey Nab

Mountain
Healey Nab or "The Nab" is an area of countryside owned partly by Lancashire County Council containing rolling hills, moorland, woodland, ponds and streams to the east of Chorley, Lancashire, between the M61 and the West Pennine Moors. To the south east is Anglezarke Reservoir and to the north east White Coppice.

Albany Academy, Chorley

Place
Albany Academy (formerly Albany Science College, Albany High School and St Alban's) is a secondary school with academy status located on the south side of Chorley, Lancashire, England.The school was originally opened as St. Alban's and was built on the former Yarrow House next to the river of the same name.

Black Brook (Chorley)

Place
Black Brook in Lancashire has its source at Great Hill in the West Pennine Moors. The water is acidic due to a high level of peat in the uplands near to Round Loaf, giving the brook its brown colour. The young river was known as Warth Brook in olden Heapey. A feeder stream also known as Black Brook joins near Kittiwake Road - this short and weak water course commences at Eagle Tower.

Rivington

Place
Rivington is a village and civil parish of the Borough of Chorley, Lancashire, England, occupying 2,538 acres (4.0 sq mi; 10.3 km2). It is about 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Chorley and about 8 1⁄2 miles (13.7 km) northwest of Bolton. Rivington is a rural area comprising primarily of agricultural grazing land, moorland, with hill summits including Rivington Pike and Winter Hill within the West Pennine Moors.

Yarrow Bridge

Building
Yarrow Bridge is a small road bridge which crosses the River Yarrow in Chorley, Lancashire, England. The bridge carries the A6 road over the river. There is also a pub and garage next door to bridge which carries the same name. The bridge has existed since the late 17th century when the road leading to Bolton (A6) was put east away from Duxbury Woods.

Winter Hill transmitting station

Place
The Winter Hill transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications site on Winter Hill, at the southern boundary of the Borough of Chorley, Lancashire and above Bolton. It is owned and operated by Arqiva.

Rivington Pike

Mountain
Rivington Pike is a hill on Winter Hill, part of the West Pennine Moors, overlooking the village of Rivington in Lancashire, England. The nearest towns are Adlington and Horwich. The Pike Tower is a prominent local landmark and is located at the summit, the area is popular with hill walkers and for mountain biking.

Great Hill

Mountain
Great Hill is a hill in Lancashire, England, on Anglezarke Moor, between the towns of Chorley and Darwen. It is part of the West Pennine Moors and lies approximately 3 miles north of Winter Hill, which is the highest point in the area at 456 m (1,498 ft).The summit at 381 m (1,252 ft) is only slightly higher than the surrounding moorland, but provides excellent views in all directions particularly to the north and west.
Route Details

Length

20.5 mi

Elev. Gain

2417.4 ft

Est. Steps

47000
Created by
Ben
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