- Last checked October 2021. Everything OK – Autumn is a great time to visit Chesham Woods. All controls are easily accessible now that the vegetation has died down. 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.
- The Start is on the East side of the car park, on the North side of the steps.
How to get a map
Chesham Woods waterproof print£1.25
Chesham Woods PDF£1.25
- Or buy any map from Get a Map
- 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 !
- 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.
Other useful information
- Parks and Countryside: 0161 253 5353
- Bury Council web site for Chesham Woods Nature Reserve
- Bury Council web site for Clarence Park
- Woodland Trust web site for Chesham Woods
- VisitBury web site for Chesham Woods
- Natural England web site for Chesham Woods
- Facebook page for the Green Community Cafe
- Maintained by GMOA, supported by Bury Council.
- Postwatchers, please click here to submit your report.