Walks Hike: The Pendle Way

Hike: The Pendle Way

The Pendle Way is a 45-mile circular walk split into eight distinct sections. As well as sights relating to the Pendle Witches in sections 6-8, other sections take in one the Brontë’s favourite spots, Wycoller, site of the “Spectral Horseman”. Waterfalls, moors, ancient churches, and hills with spectacular views populate this remarkable route.

The Pendle Way is a challenging hike that covers a variety of terrain. Strong, waterproof boots are essential. Weather conditions can change suddenly so be prepared for all eventualities, including suitable waterproof clothing, compass and map. Please also remember to inform someone of your route and allow plenty of time.

Section 1 – Barrowford to Barnoldswick: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 2 – Barnoldswick to Earby: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 3 – Earby to Laneshaw Bridge: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 4 – Laneshaw Bridge, Wycoller and Coldwell Inn: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 5 – Coldwell Inn to Reedley: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 6 – Reedley, Higham and Newchurch: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 7 – Newchurch, Pendle Hill and Barley: Guide (pdf) and video of route

Section 8 – Barley to Barrowford: Guide (pdf) and video of route