GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Oldham Way

40 miles (64 km)

Enjoy the canals, reservoirs and countryside around Oldham on this splendid circular walk. There's fabulous views of the Peak District with highlights including a visit to Saddleworth Moor and a climb to the 19th century tower on Hartshead Pike. There's also a nice waterside stretches along Dovestone Reservoir and Greenfield Reservoir. Near here you will cross the noteworthy Pots and Pans. The noteworthy hill includes interesting rock formations, an obelisk war memorial and fine views to Manchester.

Oldham Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Oldham Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Stop in the village of Greenfield on the way and enjoy refreshments at the King William IV Hotel on Chew Valley Rd, OL3 7DD. There's a great menu and a lovely beer garden to sit out and relax in when the weather is fine.

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GPS Files

GPX File

Oldham Way.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Oldham Way.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)