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. 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.
Places to eat:
Benches are along Wool Road and the High Street in Uppermill
Remember to take some healthy snacks if youre planning to feed the ducks, swans, coots and moorhens
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