Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special

Dove Stone

The Dove Stone walk starts and finishes in the car park below the dam at Dove Stone Reservoir near Green field in Saddleworth, Oldham, Greater Manchester.  The path follows a road at the head of the reservoir then up a farm track before crossing fields, woodlands and a hillside before joining a series of paths down to and around Dove Stone and its adjoining reservoirs. Whilst most of the paths are well-surfaced and drained, some stretches – notably the early hillside paths and then those along the side of Yeoman Hey are rough, bouldered and in places can be muddy



Key Facts

Location: Dove Stone Reservoir, Saddleworth, Greater Manchester

Parking:  Dovestone Car Park OS grid reference 013036 on Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure 

Distance: 5.3 miles

Time : 2 ½  hours (excluding stops)

Ascent/Descent: 659 feet

Map: OS Explorer OL24 The Peak District

The Map

We have used the excellent Plotaroute to lay out and display our walks. With this map you can print, zoom and carry out other functions using the menu at the top right of the box. Alternatively you can click on the link below the map to visit the walk on the plotaroute site.

For your convenience we offer the directions in two different formats

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