Guided Walks

Discover the history, culture and people of Saddleworth, the Peak District and South Pennines on our regular guided Discovery Walks . Each walk is led by Chris Maylor, an experienced guide and author of the locally acclaimed Saddleworth Discovery Walks and Oldham Discovery Walks guidebooks.

We also offer an exciting calendar of guided day walks throughout the beautiful and dramatic landscapes of the Peak District and South Pennines. With a wealth of interesting routes available, we can cater for all fitness levels and abilities and can even offer bespoke walks to those wanting to explore a particular area or engage in a challenging outing.

For those looking for something even more challenging, why not take part in one of our guided, long distance challenge walks or enjoy your own micro-adventure on an overnight wild camping trip.

For further information or to receive regular newsletter updates, contact Chris at

Upcoming guided walks:

Saturday 23rd September

In the footsteps of Outlaws & Legionaries – Exploring the great Pennine divide. Follow in the footsteps of of notorious outlaws and Roman soldiers, as we follow routes from the popular Saddleworth and Oldham Discovery Walks guidebooks, to explore the secluded Piethorne Valley and Blackstone Edge. 
This informative, 10 mile, walk crosses open moorland, visiting places of historical interest en route. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing, footwear and a packed lunch.

Meet: 10:00am for a 10:15 start

Start/Finish: Ogden Reservoir car park, Ogden Lane, Newhey, OL16 3TQ.

Grid Reference: SD 952 122

Bring suitable clothing and footwear. Packed lunch required too.

Contact: Chris –