Blackleach Country Park

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked May 2024 .  Everything OK, except the Start/Finish post has recently gone missing.
  • 18/2/2022 – major maintenance visit to reduce disappearances into brambles – missing post L restored, but across the junction; post P replaced, post Y moved to the main path, post T moved to the nearby path junction, post H moved along the vegetation boundary, post A replaced by a plaque on the nearby gate.  Get yourself a new map !
  • NB. March 2021 – major revision of the base map following a SELOC event.
  • NB. July 2020 – SF has been moved a few metres to a much better spot at the exit from the car park. M has been replaced in a slightly less vulnerable place on the fence corner close by.  
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 Landscape, Scale 1:5000. Last updated Feb 2022.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start is at the exit from the car park.

    Map detail showing car park, Start/Finish and the suggested base for Stars/Loops (SL)

    Blackleach Start/Finish plaque

  • How to get a map

  • Blackleach Country Park waterproof print£1.50

  • Blackleach Country Park PDF£1.50

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

  • K Car Park
  • Directions

  • From M60(J13) follow A575 N towards Walkden. After crossing A6, turn R after 1/2 mile in to Hill Top Road. Park is signed.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 737 038. Postcode: M28 3TD
  • Public transport options
  • Course Maintenance

  • Maintained by GMOA, supported by Salford CC.
  • Postwatchers, please click here to submit your report.