Parlick and Fair Snape Fell
This walk from Parlick Fell to Fair Snape Fell is considered one of the loveliest in the Forest of Bowland. The walk takes place on a very good footpath with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside from the high points.
The walk starts at the parking area on Startifants Lane and climbs to Parlick Fell. You continue north to Fair Snape, passing Bindhurst Fell on the way. The summit stands at 520 m (1,710 ft) and commands wonderful views over Londridge Fell and Beacon Fell.
The walk can also be started from the nearby village of Chipping. It's located about 2 miles south east of Parlick Fell and is a great place to stop for refreshments.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could head to the nearby Beacon Fell Country Park for more wonderful views and woodland trails.
PostcodePR3 2NZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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If you head into nearby Chippping you could pay a visit to The Sun Inn for some post walk refreshment. The 17th century village pub includes a wood-fired pizza barn and a nice garden area. You can find them at 2 Windy Street with postcode PR3 2GD for your sat navs.
There's also the friendly Tillotsons Arms on Talbot Street. The two roomed, beamed pub was built in 1836 and also has a garden area for warmer weather.
The climb is a good one for fit dogs and the Sun Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
A few miles to the south east there's the popular climb to Longridge Fell. There are good views to the distinctive hill from the summit of Parlick.
Just to the west of Parlick you can pay a visit to the peaceful and atmospheric Bleasdale Circle. This Bronze Age circular earthwork is thought to be aligned with the sunrise of the Summer Solstice. Near here there's a bit of a hidden gem at Brock Bottom. Here you'll find a scenic picnic site next to the babbling River Brock. There's nice riverside trails and old mill ruins to see in this picturesque area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Forest of Bowland Walks page.