Articles about the West Pennine Moors

Local Waterfalls

Local Waterfalls

Local Waterfalls

A guide to the local West Pennine area waterfalls and perhaps a few others nearby in Lancashire.

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West Pennine Fossils

West Pennine Fossils

West Pennine Fossils

The fossils that can be found in the West Pennine Moors and surrounding areas

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Prehistoric Monuments

Prehistoric Monuments

Prehistoric Monuments

Looking at evidence for prehistoric human activity in the West Pennine Moors area.

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Medieval Knollshaw

Medieval Knollshaw

Medieval Knollshaw

How Knollshaw got its name and a look into a Medieval document describing the old boundary of the area with some interesting place-names lost to us today.

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Rivington Reservoirs - What lies beneath?

Rivington Reservoirs - What lies beneath?

Rivington Reservoirs - What lies beneath?

Find out what really lies beneath the waters of the Rivington Reservoirs reconstructed in 3D.

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West Pennine Coal and Clay

West Pennine Coal and Clay

West Pennine Coal and Clay

Historic coal and clay mining in the West Pennine Moors.

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Rivington Pike Easter Fair

Rivington Pike Easter Fair

Rivington Pike Easter Fair

The Easter fair held traditionally on Rivington Pike each year, with food and refreshments available at the Rivington Barns for those who prefer not to climb the hill.

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The Stone Heads of Bolton and Beyond

The Stone Heads of Bolton and Beyond

The Stone Heads of Bolton and Beyond

Mysterious stone heads have been found in and around Bolton, some presumed to be ancient, others not so old but still of interest.

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