Dog walk

Holcombe Hill, Lancashire

Bury

Type of walk

Hilly

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, On Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Animals On Route, Picnic Areas

About this walk

Built in 1852 this well known Bury landmark was erected in tribute to one of Bury's most famous sons, Sir Robert Peel; founder of the Police force and Prime Minister 1841-1846. The tower stands 128ft high and offers stunning views over Manchester and North Wales. Look out for the flag flying from the top of the tower indicating it is open to the public or go to the events sections of this website for the latest dates.

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Comments (3)

  • Labsx2 profile
    Labsx2

    10 months ago

    Lovely breezy walk! Great dog friendly pub for food and drink is Shoulder of Mutton
  • bendypaperclips profile
    bendypaperclips

    10 months ago

    Nice walk. Windy at the top but the views are amazing. Very uneven footing on way down when wet but would recommend
  • Jack2015 profile
    Jack2015

    8 months ago

    Great walk and two pubs Shoulder of Mutton and hare and hounds at bottom of lane if you want to walk further always check rifle range times at Link → As there is a danger area DO NOT CROSS THE FLAGS IF THEY ARE FLYING IT IS AN OFFENCE!
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Address

18-20 Holcombe Old Rd, Bury BL8 4LZ, UK View on Google

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