Stoneleigh Park Let’s Go for a Walk


0.8 miles long

Stoneleigh Park #Oldham

Stoneleigh Park cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Roger May - geograph.org.uk/p/63613 – cropped from original

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This downloadable leaflet is one of a series that describes some easy walks around some of Oldham’s fantastic parks and countryside areas. They are designed to show you routes that can be followed until you get to know the areas and can explore some of the other routes and places within the parks.

Stoneleigh Park

Stoneleigh Park was officially opened in 1938 and covers 23 acres. At the time it was the largest piece of public open space to be opened in the borough. In 1997 the Council began its first phase refurbishment of Stoneleigh Park culminating in its re-opening in May 1998 and the hosting of the Tulip Fun Day event. Subsequent years have seen continued improvements to the park including floodlighting, new sport pitches, a trim trail and youth shelters.

Today the park is at the heart of the Oldham community. It provides a wide range of outdoor facilities for all ages, but is an oasis of calm for those who wish to relax.

Walks and accessibility

The leaflet outlines one walk option, covering most of the park.

We believe that most of the paths described are well-surfaced and free of steps and have therefore graded this walk as pushchair and wheelchair-friendly. However, note that we have not been able to verify conditions on site.

How to get there

Derker Metrolink station is just under 0.5 miles/0.8 km from Stoneleigh Park. There is on-street car parking around the park.

To work out exactly how to get to and from the walk start point, simply click the Google Maps link shown on this page. Then click ‘Directions’ and enter your postcode or location in the relevant field. For public transport options, click the train icon.

Alternatively, input the postcode shown into the TFGM journey planner at https://my.tfgm.com/#/planner/

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