Greenbooth and Naden Valley
Situated near Rochdale, four reservoirs make up this site. Naden Higher, Naden Middle, Naden Lower and Greenbooth reservoir. The Naden reservoirs, constructed in the mid-19th century preceeded the Greenbooth reservoir, with construction staring in 1958, submerging Greenbooth village in the process. A plaque on the dam wall commemorates the village.
The site offers spectacular views of Manchester, Yorkshire and the surrounding moorland and is a great escape all year round, providing a fantastic opportunity for bird watchers with spots including Egrets and Pallid Swift.
Offering a variety of walks, there is something for everyone, whether you are a seasoned hiker or looking for a couple of hours of fresh air with the kids.
Tel: 01706 221 195.
|Open all day, every day.||Greenbooth reservoir car park, Rochdale, OL12 7TL.
Free of charge.
|Bus route 443 from Rochdale takes you to Norden, south of the reservoir. The it's a 30 minute walk from here to the site.|
|Two waymarked routes.
There are routes around all four reservoirs with access to extended hiking routes across Rooley Moor.
|Concessionary bridleway from Woodhouse Lane across crest wall of Naden Middle reservoir and over the hill to Rainshaw Mill.
Concessionary key required to access the route, please contact Rochdale and Bury Bridleway Association for details click here.
|Rare sightings include pallid Swift, Egrets and Shrikes.|
If you have any general enquiries, please speak to our friendly team on 0345 672 3723.
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