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Alphin Pike & Wimberry Stones, Greater Manchester

Difficulty Moderate

Walking time 4 hours

Length 11.5km / 7.1mi

Route developer: Neil Coates

Route checker: Tiffany Van Der Sande

Start location Dovestone Reservoir car park [pay & display]
Route Summary Old lanes; then tussocky paths rise to wild moorland high in Oldham’s reservoir country. Saddleworth Moor’s embayments, chasms and craggy edges crimp the fringe of the South Pennines, with marvellous deep-country views and mountain hares to spot


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