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Downham Circular Via Clitheroe and Blacko Cycle Route



England > Lancashire > Clitheroe
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameDownham Circular Via Clitheroe and Blacko
Distance : miles (km)20.47  (32.94)
Duration(hh:mm)01:54
Difficulty
Posted Bybarry taylor
Calories Burned829.04 kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryEngland
Town/CityClitheroe
County/RegionLancashire
Start Location(Car Park) Highmoor, Pendle road, Clitheroe
End Location(Car Park) Highmoor, Pendle road, Clitheroe
Cycle Steps
First section relatively easy, through quiet lanes, through village at Downhan, route takes you to above Rimmington on a clear day great views, Pen- y- Ghent, Inglebourgh, and Wernside, continue along tarmac farm track, bit of a steep climb to reach main Blacho / Guisburn road. Steady up hill to Blacko. Some challenging up hill from here above Roughlee and Barley, until top above Downham. Incredible views here in all directions. Then a great down hill back into Downham village, return to start.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Historic village, picturesque, worth a look around- villiage post office shop, and pub at the top of village

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