Glodwick Lows logo

The Glodwick Lows Local Nature Reserve is a disused quarry on a steep hillside near Glodwick.

Getting here

Glodwick Lows is between Abbeyhills Road, Roundthorn Road and Manor Road adjacent to Lowside Drive.

There is no visitor centre here.


View Glodwick Lows Local Nature Reserve in a larger map


Let's go for a walk!

Download a walking guide to the Glodwick Lows area.

Glodwick Lows is also a fun place to collect fossils - the quarry face is unstable but rock piles have been created so you collect safely.

Your photos here!

You could have a photo you've taken around Glodwick Lows Nature Reserve published right here on the Council website.

Just join the I Love Oldham's Parks and Countryside Flickr group and start snapping.