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Owl discOldham Way

Gtr Manchester

A walk around the borough, where the landscape varies from moorland to urban canal. It starts at Dove Stone Reservoir near Greenfield, and continues over Saddleworth Moor to Diggle and Castleshaw Moor to Denshaw. It then skirts the north of Shaw and Royton to meet the Rochdale Canal at Chadderton Hall Park. It follows the canal south through Chadderton to Failsworth, after which it joins the Medlock Valley to Daisy Nook and Park Bridge before climbing over Hartshead Pike to Quick.

The overlapping circular Standedge Trail (12 miles and on OS mapping) is a moorland walk across the Pennines linking both ends of Standedge Tunnel, with remains from the canal, rail and turnpike eras.

See also E-Routes (E2).


Details:

Waymark: Owl disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Owl disc
Attributes: Challenging
Canal
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
Moorland
Urban
Start and Finish: SE017044 - Dove Stone Reservoir, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Oldham Way  (Oldham Tourist Information Centre  - 1990-1992 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 109, 110
OS Landranger Active 109, 110
OS Explorer 1, 21, 277
OS Explorer Active 1, 21, 277

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Route Profile:

62.1 Km (38.6 miles)
1,638 m (5,374 ft) ascent
449 m (1,473 ft)  maximum height

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