Oldham’s countryside is its best kept secret. Get away from it all and experience breathtaking views, glorious meadows, lush woodland and picturesque canals. You’ll find a whole host of activities for all ages throughout the year in this area of spectacular beauty.
Visit one of Oldham’s Countryside Centres to take part in a range of activities for all age groups. The Castleshaw Centre near Delph provides history and geography environmental education courses for schools. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts, young and old, can try canoeing, rock climbing, hill walking, raft building and much more..
Dovestone Sailing Club, set in a 100 acre reservoir at Greenfield, welcomes both experienced and novice sailors. Their fully qualified trainers will take you to club racing level and beyond, in a range of disciplines from dinghy sailing to power boating.
Isn't it time you explored Oldham's great outdoors?
Oldham Famous Faces
Find out about Christopher Biggins here.
Find out about Karen Elson here.
Find out about Carl Cox here.
Find out about Annie Kenney here.
Find out about Eric Sykes here.
Find out about Sir Winston Churchill here.
Find out about Helen Bradley MBE here.
Find out about Phillip Schofield here.