Piethorne Valley

Type:Lake / Reservoir

Ogden Lane, Newhey, Milnrow, Greater Manchester, OL16 3TQ

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2 miles from Newhey, the 6 reservoirs in the Piethorne Valley are surrounded by open moorland. Fishing allowed in 2 lakes. Limited wheelchair access. Refreshments are available locally.



  • Free Parking


  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Map & Directions

Road Directions

A640 Newhey to Denshaw road. A mile from Newhey look for Ogden Lane leading to the parking area near Ogden Reservoir.

Public Transport Directions

Bus service 451 from Rochdale bus station via Newhey stops a mile from Ogden Reservoir. Nearest railway station is Littleborough, connected to Newhey by bus 452. Newhey railway station is currently closed, due to reopen as a Metrolink station in 2012.

Opening times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

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