This circular walk takes you around Shaw near Oldham.
The path starts at the car park at Crompton Fold and takes you to Crompton Moor, Moss Hey and High Crompton.
The path climbs to a height of almost 400 metres with fantastic views over the surrounding moors from the high points.
On the northern side of the route you can take a detour to visit Ogden Reservoir and Piethorne Reservoir.
Crompton Circuit Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Crompton Circuit Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Crompton Circuit OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Crompton Circuit Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Just to the west of the trail there's Tandle Hill Country Park where you can enjoy fine views across the Manchester Plain and the Pennine Hills.
The reservoirs and waymarked trails in Strinesdale Country Park can be found just to the south of the trail.