Posts Tagged "dry sunny day"

Nice Day To Go Up Rivington

Posted by on Jan 14, 2012 in Admin Post, Blog, rivingtonpike | 0 comments

TweetIf you live in the Lancashire/Greater Manchester area you will have seen the fact that today is a nice day and therefore a great day to get up Rivington.  Today is also a great day to take some photos so you could add them to thee website when you getm back if you wanted to. Or alternativly there is a smartphone app for wordpress meaning that you can add photos on the go. Whatever you choose to do, have a good day.

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Rivington Pike Photo 1

Posted by on Dec 9, 2011 in Photographs, Rivington | 0 comments

Rivington Pike Photo 1

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Rivington Pike

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in Blog, Feature, Information | 0 comments

TweetRivington Pike is the very centre of this whole website, without it you would not be reading this now. On top of Rivington Pike sits an old shooting hut which belonged to John Andrews, it was built in 1733 and was used for temporary accommodation for John Andrews when he went shooting. The hut used to have a chimney and doors and inside there used to be a fire place, underneath there was a cellar. The hut was due to be demolished in 1967 but there was public uproar and people protested against it, the hut was then restored in 1973 and further restorations will occur whenever they are...

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Great hill – white coppice sunny day walk

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in Activity, Area, Blog, Difficulty, Entry Level, Great Hill, Intermediate, Walk | 0 comments

Great hill – white coppice sunny day walk

Tweet Type: Walk Distance: 4 Miles Time Taken: 2 Hours Difficulty: Easy-Intermediate Author: Ashle Whittle Details: I did this walk on a sunny Sunday Morning with my 7 year old son, Ethan. We started off from White Coppice (Cricket Field) We then decided to make the walk interesting and followed the water falls/river up the valley, Then part way up here we took the high road up to Joe’s Cup, then followed the Path to the top of Great Hill. Fantastic views and a shelter point on the top. From her you have the option to carry on to Winter Hill or Darwin Tower, or you can drop down to...

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