Planning your visit

Address: Wool Road, Uppermill, OL3 5QR View on Google map

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

Toilets: There are public toilets in Uppermill

Uppermill was once famous for its wool and cotton mills. Sitting on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and surrounded by the stunning Saddleworth Moor on the edge of the Pennines, today, Uppermill is a great place for canal and riverside walks with friends and family.

If you want to explore further, the Diggle end of the Standedge Tunnel is a 30 minute stroll along the towpath. You'll pass the magnificent Saddleworth Viaduct along the way.

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

Benches are along Wool Road and the High Street in Uppermill


Walking route up to Diggle

Wildlife spotting:

Remember to take some healthy snacks if youre planning to feed the ducks, swans, coots and moorhens

Getting here


By car - 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

By bus - bus route 184 travels from Oldham Railway Station to Uppermill

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