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  1. Walk in the park by Ed Swinden

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    Watergrove Reservoir


    Lake / Reservoir

    Wardle, Rochdale

    High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway. The open moorland above Watergrove makes for a more rugged landscape than the lower valleys. The area's...

  2. Piethorne Valley

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    Piethorne Valley


    Lake / Reservoir


    Two miles from Newhey, the six reservoirs in the Piethorne Valley are surrounded by open moorland. Fishing allowed in two lakes. 3-mile 'Moorland Waters' walk leaflet available from Rochdale Tourist Information Centre. Limited wheelchair access. Refreshments are available locally.

  3. Hollingworth Lake from the air.

    Add Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre


    Lake / Reservoir


    Open every day from 10am to 3.30pm apart from the 17 and 18 December, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions...

  4. Lane above Piethorne Valley

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    Countryside Walks


    Waymarked Trail

    The Esplanade, Rochdale

    There are many easy, short strolls in the countryside of the Manchester Plain around Middleton, walks in wooded cloughs with hidden industrial ruins near Heywood, surprising countryside views along the Rochdale Canal, and rugged rambling routes in the Pennine uplands near Littleborough and Milnrow....