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Three peaks day

First of three pen y ghent is a lovely mountain. A simple ascent across the fellside until the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony C
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First of the challenge!

This peak leads you gently into the 3 peaks challenge, and it really is a challenge in itself.By... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
William G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of three pen y ghent is a lovely mountain. A simple ascent across the fellside until the path meets a wall at a col. The path steepens and turns into a rocky staircase for the final ascent, this section can be very busy. The...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This peak leads you gently into the 3 peaks challenge, and it really is a challenge in itself.By the time you reach the summit you know you've been walking.There are gentle sections up wide stone paths ,then the sections steepen considerably.The path is very obvious,...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Parked in £2 per day car park just down from the Cafe. Hike was tough but enjoyable with fantastic views. The climb starts after 1/2 mile and for the most part it’s walkable with only a bit of scrambling. It’s just under 5miles to the...More

Thank MGRother
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From a distance the lump looks formidable, but you tell yourself that it’s worse than it looks. Then you start to study the route and it looks like you go right up the edge of the hill rather than spiral round like you do on...More

Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always opt to do Pen-Y-Ghent first as consider it the most difficult climb to be honest and doing it fresh helps, some stunning views from the top where you can see your further challenges if you are doing the next two peaks. Quite steep towards...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good hard walk. Technical if you take the scramble end. Weather changes within minutes so take proper equipment.

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing beats a quick climb up and down Pen-y-Ghent on a perfect day. The round trip only takes around 4 hours which allows plenty of time to take in the views and appreciate the perfect surrounds. Plenty of parking in Horton-in-Ribblesdsle and a great selection...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are steep climb averse so intended to climb Pen Y Ghent via the circular route in a clockwise direction. However we popped into the little tourist office in Horton and the helpful lady behind the counter recommended we went the opposite way round. We...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Took us 3 hours to get there but was worth the drive.we parked in a pub car park,the golden lion it had an honesty box £2 all day.weve done a few walks including Ben Nevis and thought this was quite tough,it was a really hot...More

Thank Ins50
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The climb up is a little challenging but the views at the summit are worth the effort. Lovely walk up but busy at the weekend.

Thank KP11347
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burleylodge
3 April 2018|
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Response from Mjvhav | Reviewed this property |
I' d have thought that the best place to arrange to join up would be Horton in Ribblesdale. There is a car park and a cafe ( if open) where you could meet up.
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Jay W
10 February 2018|
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Response from Katie M | Reviewed this property |
I would agree, it is fine as I have seen kids go up there but if it gets windy then I would head back down as the scrabble near the top is on a corner and can be a bit hairy. Definitely worth going though. I will be taking... More
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Nicole4399
25 May 2017|
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Response from rachelburgess75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes maybe have your dog on a lead though as there are lots of sheep and lambs
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