Ashworth and Roch Valleys

Type:Industrial Archaeology

Ashworth Road, Bury and Rochdale Old Road, Heywood, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL10 4BE

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Gentle sloping hill side with trees in background.

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Spectacular views are available in the wooded river valleys and hillside areas around the Ashworth Valley. The River Roch runs past Queen's Park in Heywood, and the rugged upland countryside of the Ashworth Valley is a short distance away.


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

Map & Directions

Road Directions

B6222 Rochdale to Bury road. Parking near the junction of Ashworth Road, or at Queen's Park (for a longer walk from the river valley).

Public Transport Directions

Buses from Rochdale bus station. Nearest railway station - Rochdale.

Opening times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2024 opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Open all year round

What's Nearby

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