827 Pike End from Ryburn Reservoir

Judging by the crowds at Ryburn Reservoir you'd think this a very popular walk. But no, it's getaway time! Quiet tracks and ancient footpaths lead to the heights of Pike End before a return past sheep and lambs which look faintly puzzled at your intrusion.

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LOCATION: 5 miles east of Littleborough
START: A58 Baitings Reservoir car park
Grid ref: SE011191 Postcode: HX6 4LR
DISTANCE: 4.5 (or 3) miles
GRADE: Moderate (Short walk Easy)
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - South Pennines Landranger 110
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Cockcroft, Blackwood Edge, Hutch Bridge, Wormald

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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