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Pots n' Pans

  • The Cross Keys Pub Running Hill Gate, Uppermill Oldham, England, OL3 United Kingdom (map)
The view from Alderman Hill

The view from Alderman Hill

Join The UProjects Team for a 4.5 mile walk above Chew Valley and the lovely Saddleworth villages.  Taking in fabulous views all round

Cost: £2.50

This lovely short walk is developed in partnership and supported by Oldham Council`s Environmental Service and is featured in the Fit For Oldham project

Meeting at the Cross Keys pub above Uppermill in Saddleworth, we will travel a route that will take us to Running Hill Pits disused quarries, Broadstone Hill, Alderman Hill, the war memorial obelisk at Pots n Pans before returning to the Cross Keys pub. A walk that is featured in Christian Maylor`s great book, Saddleworth Discovery Walks. Fantastic views all around the route. Walk led by qualified Mountain leaders.

The Pots n' Pans Boulders

The Pots n' Pans Boulders

Further information:

Arrive from 10:30 for a 11:00 Start

Nearest public transport:
Greenfield Rail Station 184 Bus to Uppermill from Oldham

Other information:

The walk crosses high moorland terrain that is uneven and can be boggy underfoot so good walking boots are recommended.

The area can be subject to severe weather conditions so be prepared with suitable clothing and spare layers including waterproofs and hat and gloves. 

Everything is best carried in a rucksack with water and a snack. 

Friendly dogs are welcomed on a lead. 
On our return the walker and dog friendly Cross Keys Pub serves home cooked food and drinks including tea and coffee

Earlier Event: 20 October
Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar and Malham Cove
Later Event: 3 November
Dovestone Edges Walk