Pen-y-Ghent

The first peak usually climbed as part of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. This is a day that allows us a more leisurely pace to enjoy the delights of Pen-y-Ghent and explore the hidden gem that is Hull Pot.

Pen-y-Ghent

Walk Details

  • Meet: Horton in Ribblesdale Car park at 9.30am
  • Grade: Easy
  • Length: 14km / 9 miles
  • Height Gain: 684m / 2244ft

Price: £30pp

2021 Dates – TBC

Great walk for little legs – family descending Pen-y-Ghent

Route

We start in Horton-in-Ribblesdale and take a circular route onto Pen-y-Ghent at a relaxed pace to allow time to take photographs and admire the far-reaching views.  There is a small amount of very easy scrambling as we approach the summit, but this is straight forward and easily within everyone’s capability.  Once on the top we (hopefully) will be treated to far reaching views in all directions and this is a good time to stop for a short break. We will then continue towards Plover Hill as we leave behind the 3 Peaks challenge route.  On the return to Horton-in-Ribblesdale we take the opportunity to visit the fascinating phenomenon of Hull Pot – a massive natural hole in the ground.  


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