This walk provides an easy and enjoyable route around Uppermill village. Lots of interesting places to explore on the way round.
Distance 3.2 miles
Time: 11/2hr Grade: Easy
This walk provides an interesting route to the well known Dovestones Reservoir, plus easy parking.
Distance 4.2 miles. Time approx 2 hours Grade: Moderate
Saddleworth has a walk type for everyone. From leisurely stroll to strenuous hilltop ridge hikes. Whichever walk you choose you can be sure that you’ll get spectacular scenery unique to Saddleworth.
Remember, if you do venture on to the hills and away from the low lying villages, the weather can change instantly with mist being the biggest danger.
Walks - Saddleworth Villages
Castleshaw Valley Reservoirs Walk
A short walk round the Castleshaw reservoirs that takes in a Roman Fort.
Distance 2 miles. Time approx 11/4 hrs Grade: Easy
Dobcross Circular Walk
A short walk around the lower part of Dobcross village that takes in the Delph Donkey pathway.
Distance 11/2 miles.
Time approx 1 hour Grade: Easy
Grotton to Lydgate Circular Walk
An interesting walk that takes you from Grotton around Lydgate and back again.
Distance 4 miles.
Time approx 2 hour Grade: Moderate
Pots and Pans Circular Walk
An exhilarating walk that takes you up to Pots and Pans and back again.
Distance 21/2 miles.
Time approx 11/2 hours Grade: Moderate
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The Quarries Circular Walk
A super short walk that gets you close to spectacular disused quarries close to Uppermill.
Distance 2 miles.
Time approx 11/2 hours Grade: Easy
To Diggle and Back Circular Walk
A walk that takes you to Diggle along the Huddersfield Canal and back via the country lanes.
Distance 3 miles.
Time approx 13/4 hours Grade: Easy
We are currently developing a brand new walk guide, the Saddleworth Way. This walk will follow the complete Saddleworth boundary. We expect to finish this guide by late summer. Check out progress here…
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