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Best trails in Oldham

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Looking for a great trail near Oldham, Greater Manchester? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Peak District National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve or Ogden Water Country Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 10 easy trails in Oldham ranging from 1.5 to 8.8 miles and from 337 to 1,528 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Oldham
Top trails (17)
#1 - Dovestones Reservoir and Yeoman Hey Reservoir
Peak District National Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Dovestones is a hidden gem not far from Manchester on the edge of the Peak District. It has a good path suitable for wheelchairs around the main reservoir which is two and a half miles to walk around Show more
#2 - Greenfield Waterfall
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Greenfield Waterfall is a 6.1 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail runningShow more
#3 - Wessenden Moor and Butterley Reservoir Circular Walk
Peak District National Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Wessenden Moor and Butterley Reservoir Circular Walk is a 6.1 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is Show more
#4 - Castleshaw Reservoir Circular Walk
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Castleshaw Reservoir Circular Walk is a 3.4 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nShow more
#5 - Daisy Nook Circular
Daisy Nook Country Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Daisy Nook Circular is a 4 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#6 - Oldham Way to Pots and Pans Hill
Peak District National Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
The name Pots and Pans refers to the obelisk at the top of the hill above Uppermill and Greenfield. This cenotaph was erected in 1923 to honour the 259 people from the villages of Saddleworth who diedShow more
#7 - Tandle Hill Circular
Tandle Hill Country Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m
Tandle Hill Circular is a 1.5 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#8 - Dobcross to Castleshaw Royal Heights
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
Dobcross to Castleshaw Royal Heights is a 7 mile loop trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#9 - Tame Valley Tracks
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 39 m
This walk was part of the excellent 'South Pennines Walking Festival' and titled 'Tame Valley Tracks.' Starting from near Greenfield Station the route included Dovestones Reservoir, Chew Valley, partsShow more
#10 - Delph and Marsden
Peak District National Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
Delph and Marsden is a 8.8 mile point-to-point trail located near Oldham, Greater Manchester, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
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