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Saddleworth is to be found lying high on the moorlands between Lancashire and Yorkshire and though it is deemed to be part of Yorkshire it is nowadays part of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. This town, more so than many others, has had its history shaped by the industrial events of the area rather than agricultural events. A region of dramatic natural features with fast flowing rivers and steep craggy hills that look as though someone has just tossed huge boulders on the top of them, the scenery is outstanding. Saddleworth is a collection of small villages, Delph, Diggle, Dobcross, Denshaw, Greenfield and Uppermill all lying to the North East of Manchester. Indeed at Uppermill is the Saddleworth Museum and here one can unearth the history of the area, here you can see the evidence of the prehistoric visitors, the Romans, and the early home working weavers through to the industrialists that created the wealth in the area. Today Saddleworth is a thriving community, there are regular festivals held in the area attracting many visitors to join those who come to walk the surrounding countryside and admire the sometimes bleak aspect it presents. Festivals not too miss are the Canal Festival held in the Spring and the Beer Walk a challenging 10 mile walk held in June and is a great way to see the local villages, many of the contestants dressing in fancy dress and its all for charity!

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The Saddleworth Hotel (1.37 miles)

The Saddleworth Hotel
The Saddleworth Hotel nestles in over 9 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland in the beautiful Castleshaw Valley, yet is just 10 minutes from the traditional mill town of Oldham and half an hour from ... More | visit website
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Wellcroft House (1.57 miles)

Wellcroft House
Saddleworth is renowned for it's rugged stunning landscapes, but in the valleys you can enjoy strolls around the picturesque villages of Delph, Diggle and Dobcross. In Uppermill you can relax on a canal barge or ... More | visit website
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White Hart Inn (2.50 miles)

White Hart Inn
Charles Brierley has known the White Hart intimately since he was a child: he attended the adjacent Sunday school. Suspecting that there might be more to life than Leviticus, he ventured next door to satisfy ... More | visit website
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The Carriage House (3.17 miles)

The Carriage House

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Located in an area of designated outstanding beauty on the Marsden Moor. Two miles from Marsden village home of the Standedge Tunnel (longest canal tunnel in Britain ). Only 500 ... More

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Clough Manor (3.52 miles)

Clough Manor

Welcome to Clough Manor, with minimal design and maximum comfort. Our Accommodation sets a high point of relaxation and pleasure for guests visiting or staying at this pleasant and wonderful Hotel. We are 3 Star ... More | visit website

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Clough Manor (3.52 miles)

Clough Manor

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High Style, its the last thing you expect in a hotel way up on the Lancashire moors. And the first thing that strikes you at Clough Manor (or the second, ... More

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Hey Green Country House Hotel (3.85 miles)

Hey Green Country House Hotel

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The privately owned Hey Green is situated in the village of Marsden, on the edge of Saddleworth Moor between Oldham and Huddersfield. Nestling in several ... More

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Oak House BB (4.20 miles)

Oak House BB

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Situated in the centre of Shaw, a small town on the outskirts of Oldham, this detached, stone house provides comfortable accommodation within easy reach of all local amenities. Lying on the River ... More

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Village Ashton Moss (5.36 miles)

Village Ashton Moss

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Village Ashton near Manchester has 120 top notch bedrooms with great facilities inclusing wide flat screen TV, Ipod docking station , air conditioning and free wifi.It houses a large, state ... More

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Premier Inn Rochdale (5.43 miles)

Premier Inn Rochdale
Ideally located within easy reach of the M62 junction 21. This Premier Inn is close to Hollingworth Lake Country Park, Gracie Fields theatre and the Co-op museum. For shops and local amenities Rochdale town centre ... More | visit website

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