Heron’s Reach Island is ideally
positioned for outdoor enthusiasts to access the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and
Pennine Bridleway. Saddleworth also
benefits from regular train services from Greenfield Train Station to
Huddersfield, Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly, and both the M60 and M62
motorway networks are within easy reach.
Saddleworth is a collection of
villages which are steeped in history, with each village holding its own charm
and community spirit together with annual customs and traditions, including the
Whit Friday brass band contest, Rushcart and Yanks Weekend.
Greenfield boasts a range of
independent shops, pubs, sporting clubs and the Tesco Superstore, together with
green open spaces including the picturesque tourist destination of Dove Stone
The neighbouring village of
Uppermill is the largest village and is well known for its attractive High
Street and historical buildings.
Overlooked by the Saddleworth Viaduct, Uppermill is home to a number of
independent shops, cafes, wine bars and pubs.