Hike: Stang Top

Stang Top is a popular circular walk between Barley and Roughlee, offering quiet roads and hard surfaces.

Stang Top

Stang Top

Head towards Black Moss reservoir by walking through Barley village. Turn right onto the private road and at the second reservoir turn right onto the footpath towards Pendle Sculpture Trail.

Continue to follow the main footpath beyond the entrance to Pendle Sculpture Trail, which eventually leads to Black Moss Road. Turn right and follow the road up to the top of the hill. Here, you can turn right onto Stang Top Road (follow the fingerpost sign towards Roughlee) or for an extended route turn left and follow the road to Blacko. At Blacko, turn down Blacko Bar Road to head back into Roughlee.

Stang Top via Blacko

Stang Top via Blacko

Follow Stang Top Road until it eventually emerges by the Bay Horse Inn in Roughlee. Turn right to walk along Blacko Bar Road, crossing over to Jinny Lane at Happy Valley crossroads to walk back up to 12 Newchurch holiday cottage.