732 Redbrook Reservoir

Four reservoirs, three turnpikes, two tunnels and one pub. That's the countdown to the delights of these moors above Oldham, with a soundtrack by courtesy of golden plover, curlew and the unmistakeable grouse.

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LOCATION: Seven miles north-east of Oldham
START: Brun Clough Reservoir car park on A62 at top of hill
Grid ref: SE016095 Postcode: OL3 5LT
DISTANCE: 5 (or 3) miles
GRADE: Moderate with rough moorland paths
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak & South Pennines Landranger 110
EN ROUTE: Black Moss Reservoir, Swellands Reservoir, Pennine Way, Thieves Clough, Standedge Cutting

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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