Chesham Woods

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked June 2022.  Everything OK – but vegetation is rampant.
  • The Green Community Cafe is not yet full re-opened but the Jubilee Centre cafe is usually open Monday to Friday, please check if refreshments are essential!. 
  • NB. cafe opening times have been affected by the pandemic so check in advance.  For the most up-to-date information contact details try:
  • As vegetation grows access to Y, LL and IT can be tricky. In the wooded sections full leg covering is advised as there are lots of brambles and nettles.
  • NB. old maps indicate the S/F being on the South side of the steps, but it was moved to the North side.
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 landscape, Scale 1:5000. Last updated March 2020.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start is on the East side of the car park, on the North side of the steps.

    Map detail showing car park, Start and lido cafe

    Chesham Woods Start/Finish post peeking over the wall

  • How to get a map

  • Chesham Woods waterproof print£1.25

  • Chesham Woods PDF£1.25

  • Or buy any map from Get a Map
  • Park Facilities

  • K Car Park   d Toilets   Cafe   z Playground
  • No toilets in park, but Green Community Cafe (Mon-Fri) (0161 253 6000) has toilets
  • AGE UK Jubilee Centre Cafe (Mon-Fri) (0161 673 9030) outdoor sales to under-50’s
  • During the week there are two cafes literally on the permanent course !
  • Directions

  • From E end of Bury town centre, follow A56 N (Walmersley Road) for 1/2 mile. Turn R on to Royal Avenue. Car park is on R after sharp L turn.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 809 122.  Postcode:  BL9 6NG.


Green Flag Award, Clarence Park


Jubilee centre quiz


Woodland snail ride!

  • Course Maintenance

  • Maintained by GMOA, supported by Bury Council.
  • Postwatchers, please click here to submit your report.