Bolton

A Walk Through History to Rivington Pike

I've grown up in the shadow of Rivington Pike and the adjacent Winter Hill and as a student at Rivington and Blackrod High School we were herded into the hills on an annual basis for a walk up to the peak. Having not made the short walk through Lever Park in over ten years I felt that I should take a trip back in time and relive my school days and the history of the area. Lord Leverhulme bought Rivington Manor in 1900 and the ...