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Astonishing view

Walked from Droylsden to the Pike twice this week. Reinforces what a wonderful area Greater... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
markesmith2017
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fantastic view

We tend to run up here from Stalybridge and the view is worth the effort. You can see all over... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Andrew T
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
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Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9AF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from Droylsden to the Pike twice this week. Reinforces what a wonderful area Greater Manchester really is ! The whole walk ... only two main roads to cross. The view of the city centre is very uplifting and I’m sure that the last few...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We tend to run up here from Stalybridge and the view is worth the effort. You can see all over Manchester towards the peaks and maybe even North Wales. If you don't want to run there's some area to park up behind the tower I...More

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Love it up here. The views are amazing on a clear day. Great to clear your head. A bit of a steep climb near the top. But worth it.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I live pretty much about a mile away from the place but rarely go up there but there are some nice small walks around that area. There are several ways to get there and you can even drive pretty close to the tower if you...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Used to be open to the public , outstanding views from obserservation floor . Sadly vandals put paid to that , On a clear night the views of manchester and the west are some of the best one can experience . Ideal for picnicing in...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Took my three year old grand child up here to look around and in her words “you can see the whole world for the top of this big hill” All that is missing is a cafe and toilets, a pity the old pub is no...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

On a clear day the views are fantastic and well worth the gentle climb to the top. Sitting there with a drink and sandwich is most relaxing

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to fly a kite or watch Fireworks (at night of course ). Careful going over the uneven surface on the road though

Thank Broken C
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I've been walking up to and around Hartshead Pike since being a young boy, had a walk up for the first time in a few years in August when visiting my parents and took my young daughter for the first time; you've never been able...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

For anyone who want to keep fit & pound the Tarmac-,Medium to long distance running - this should be one of their Objective's. When running along the the road heading out of A-U-L towards the Ashton Barracks towards Moseley. The climb is challenging , but...More

Thank Mike B
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere near hurst cross would be suitable. I used to live there and walk the hartshead route often
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