Rivington Pike

The Rivington Pike a hill summit on Winter Hill, part of the West Pennine Moors, overlooking the village of Rivington near Chorley.

The Pike is a prominent local landmark. It derives its name from Old English, meaning the rough or rugged hill and pic, a pointed eminence. Additionally, the hill was recorded as Rovyng in 1325 and Rivenpike in about 1540. Furthermore, Saxton records the name as Rivenpike Hill on his 1577 map.

The Pike is a great for family day out, for walkers to get out in the open and enjoy the stunning scenery. Explore the caves, Japanese Garden, Kitchen Gardens, Summer House, go up the tower, the crazy footpaths and the Lever bridge.

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