Tandle Hill is Oldham’s oldest country park. It has 48 hectares of parkland with mature beech, mixed woodland and grassland.
There are views across the Manchester Plain and the Pennine Hills.
Oldham Edge, in the Tandle Hill area, is a large area of moorland and grassland, containing mixed woodland plantations.
Visible from many parts of Oldham it overlooks Higginshaw village to the east, Royton to the north and Oldham centre to the west and south.
Tandle Hill is a designated Site of Biological Importance for its fungi and bird populations.
Facilities and recreation
- Café and toilets (open most weekends and school holidays - weather permitting)
- Children’s play area with sand play and basket swing
- Orienteering (Greater Manchester Orienteering Activities website)
- Walking (dogs too!)
- Bird watching (try and spot Bullfinch, Twite, Lesser Redpoll and Song Thrush)
- Pond dipping
The park has public toilets (including disabled access), baby changing facilities and plenty of car parks.
Let's go for a walk!
Download a walking guide to the Tandle Hill area.
The Countryside Centre at Tandle Hill has leaflets and information displays on the local area, wildlife and countryside.
The park's public toilets are at the centre.
Photos of Tandle Hill
The following images are from the I Love Oldham's Parks and Countryside Flickr group.