With a population of around 450,000 the South Pennines covers the countryside of Oldham, Burnley, Pendle, Rochdale and Rossendale on the west of the Pennines, and Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Craven to the east.

Walk, cycle, ride

Visit the South Pennines Walk Cycle Ride website for walking, biking and horse riding route information.

Projects and programmes

The Pennine Prospects company protects the area's built, natural and cultural heritage.

Read about Pennine Prospects and their many programmes on their website.

Photos of the Pennines

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