Crompton Moor

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked March 2024. Everything OK.
  • Note that when the posts were installed, it looks like they were trying very hard to be unobtrusive – many posts are low to the ground, facing away from the approach and often several metres away from their feature. Look carefully!
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 landscape, Scale 1:7500. Last updated March 2024.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start is on the West side of the car parks, between the two parts.

    Map detail showing approach road, car park and Start


    Start and finish post

  • How to get a map

  • Crompton Moor waterproof print£1.50

  • Crompton Moor PDF£1.50

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

  • K Car Park
  • Directions

  • From Jn 21 M62 take A663 to north end of Shaw. Take B6197 east (Buckstones Road). Pass a church on the first bend then in 350 metres turn left by the Methodist Church. Sign board – Crompton Moor, Brushes Clough Car Park. Go to the car park at the end of the road.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 951 101.  Postcode:  OL2 8LX (near the start of the car park road)
  • Public transport options
    • Gallery


NN photo-bombed by dog!


Industrial remains- dam wall


Maple leaf on a windy day

  • Course Maintenance

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