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..
If the weather lets you down there is always one of Oldham's many Leisure Centres to visit, Oldham Community Leisure have many fantastic sports activities on offer suitable for most ages and abilities, including Swimming, Striker Football, trampolining, gymnastics and much much more, so come along an visit one of the many Leisure Centres in the Borough
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 Helen Bradley MBE here.
Find out about Annie Kenney here.
Find out about Phillip Schofield here.
Find out about Karen Elson here.
Find out about Sir Winston Churchill here.
Find out about Eric Sykes here.
Find out about Carl Cox here.
Find out about Christopher Biggins here.