903 Rivington and Lead Mines Clough

Exploring the moors above Rivington, soon the crowds are left behind as you follow paths across grassy hillsides. Lead Mines Clough is a popular beauty spot, but it is hard to imagine this was once a hive of industry.

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LOCATION: 7 miles north west of Bolton
START: Rivington, Great House Barn, toilets, Information Centre
Grid ref: SD628139 Postcode: BL6 7SB
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer - West Pennine Moors Landranger 109
REFRESHMENTS: Great House Barn & Rivington Hall Barn
EN ROUTE: Anglezarke, Yarrow Reservoir

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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