Your ultimate Summer guide for exploring the Pennines

The Pennines, a captivating landscape of rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and breathtaking vistas, are a sight to behold in every season. However, there’s something truly enchanting about experiencing the Pennines during the summer months. As the sun graces the rugged terrain with its warm embrace, the Pennines come alive with vibrant colours, fragrant blooms, and endless opportunities for exploration.

The Best Spots to Visit in the Pennines:

Beaumont Park: Beaumont Park offers introductory walks suitable for all, featuring remnants of a former castle, woodland trails, and serene water features.

Castle Hill: Ascend Castle Hill guided by the iconic Victoria Tower for panoramic views of the Pennines’ natural splendour.

Marsden Moor: Explore 5000 acres of moorland landscape, ideal for both leisurely strolls and immersive hiking experiences.

Scapegoat Hill: Located near Scapegoat Hill village, this elevated spot provides sweeping countryside views amidst historical charm.

The Stanza Stones Trail: Embark on a literary journey along this 50-mile trail, adorned with poems by Simon Armitage.

Things to Bring on a Pennines Walk:

  • A sturdy backpack for essentials and souvenirs.
  • Ample water to stay hydrated throughout the trek.
  • A camera to capture breathtaking views and cherished memories.
  • Sun protection, including sunscreen and a hat, to shield against the summer heat.
  • A small first aid kit for minor injuries and peace of mind during your exploration.

Staying at Pennine Manor:

After a day of adventure in the Pennines, retreat to the welcoming embrace of Pennine Manor Hotel. Unwind in our cosy accommodations and recharge for another day of exploration. Our onsite bar offers a refreshing selection of beverages, perfect for relaxing in the summer sunshine. And when hunger strikes, indulge in a delicious meal at our restaurant, there is truly something for everyone.

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a first-time visitor, the Pennines offer a tapestry of experiences waiting to be discovered. So lace up your boots, pack your sense of adventure, and embark on a journey through the heart of this captivating landscape.

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