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United Utilities have closed car parks and facilities at Dove Stone.

Unitied Utilities website


With its breathtaking vistas, the Dove Stone area of Saddleworth offers visitors the chance to explore part of the Peak District National Park.

There is an extensive network of footpaths and considerable moorland area with open access.

In addition there is a wheelchair circuit around the reservoir and a permanent orienteering course.

Dove Stone Reservoir is the best place in Oldham to see plantation woodlands, which contain a mixture of conifer trees.

There is a car parking charge at this site.

Let's go for a walk!

Download a walking guide to Dove Stone Reservoir.

Photos of Dove Stone Reservoir

The following images are from the I Love Oldham's Parks and Countryside Flickr group.