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Uppermill

Uppermill was once famous for its wool and cotton mills. Surrounded by stunning countryside on the edge of the Pennines, today, Uppermill is a great place for canal and riverside walks with friends and family.

General information

Address: Wool Road, Uppermill, OL3 5QR

Visit time: 2-3 hours

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: There is pay & display parking on site. Free parking is available at Wool Road, lock 24, then you can walk along the towpath to Uppermill

Toilets: There are public toilets in Uppermill

Free visitor guide

Great for

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking

Nearby

Museum, shops, Standedge Tunnel

Spot a boat

There are plenty of boats to see in the summer months

Refreshments

Boat trips

Picnic spot

Benches can be found on Wool Road and the High Street in Uppermill

Trails

  • There is a walking route up to Diggle, which is part of the Cheshire Ring

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Coots/Moorhens