Clifton Country Park

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked March 2024 – everything OK, and the cafe is open. 
  • There’s a sign at control J asking people to keep to the path.
  • Significant refresh of the course Dec 2019 – post Y moved to new location, posts N, L, V, H, G, F replaced with plaques on nearby posts/fences, everything repainted and red and white plaques added. Make sure you have the latest map ! The old plaque V is visible, but not for long. 
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 Landscape, Scale 1:8000. Last updated June 2021.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start/Finish post is 4m North of the Visitor Centre building, in the car park.

    Map detail showing the car park, the Visitor Centre building and the Start/Finish.

    Clifton SF

    Clifton Country Park Start/Finish

  • How to get a map

  • Clifton Country Park waterproof print£1.25

  • Clifton Country Park PDF£1.25

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

  • K Car Park   d Toilets Cafe z Playground
  • Sign on the cafe says it is open Mon-Sun 9.30-3.30.
  • Directions

  • From M60(J16), anti-clockwise only, take A666 NW towards Farnworth. After 1/2 mile, turn R on to Clifton House Road. Park is at end after passing under railway bridge.
    Clockwise traffic should follow the M61 to (J2), take the Bolton spur and leave at the first exit. Follow the A666 SE for 2 miles to Clifton House Road.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 771 041. Postcode: M27 6NG
  • Public transport options
  • Course Maintenance

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