South Pennine Passes....Full Run

A full Day out in Derbyshire , Lancashire and West Yorkshire

All the best bits and plenty of variety.



Start And Finish at Newbank garden center Dobcross New road
Dobcross Saddleworth Oldham OL3 5NP
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UpperMill to the Strines Inn 1 Hour

Exit Right

Mini roundabout RIGHT (A670 Uppermill)

Exit Uppermill turn LEFT [0.9](Greenfield) at T junction turn LEFT[1.3]At roundabout (The Clarence Pub) LEFT (A635 Holmfirth)[2.0]Cross roads turn Right (Greengate Rd The Ford Inn)[10.2]At end of Digley Resvoir and turn Right (fieldhead lane) [11.2]Enter Holme and turn Right (blind corner) onto A6024[12.0]At junction of A628 turn LEFT (bad junction)[16.9]At round about 3rd exit A616 (Shefield)[24.2]At Lagsett turn right (middle hope cliff lane Bank View Cafe) Strines Valley[25.4m]This Becomes Mortimer road.Left [26.2] Right [27.8] Right[30.6]which you stay on till the Strines Inn( Postcode S6 6JE)[34.8] for RefreshmentsStrines Inn to Meltham 1.15 HourExit Carpark RightAt Junction turn Right A57(Manchester)[36.7] Snake PassTraffic light Glossop town centre turn RIGHT (B6105 Crowden)[52.3]Junction turn RIGHT (A628 Sheffield) Caution bad junction[57.5]Follow A628 (again) To left turn windle Edge Rd (dunford Bridge)[61.9]Turn Left junction B6106 (holmfirth)[65.4]Holmfith town center[69.6] turn left and then left at traffic lights then right[69.8] (A635 Manchester)At A635Cross Roads Right turn Thick Hollins rd  (Meltham)[71.5]Join B6107 at Meltham town center Turn right Into Morrisons Postcode HD95QR[73.6] Fuel and Toilet stop

Meltham To Uppermill 1hour

Right Turn  to MarsdenAt marsden turn Left (A62 Oldham)[77.1]On entering Delph Cross roads turn RIGHT (A6052 Delph)[83.3]After bridge follow road to left Nr Wite Lion Pub (Denshaw)[83.7]At cross roads SHARP RIGHT (A640 Huddersfield)[85.8]Turn LEFT [89.9](B6114 Elland + Brighouse)) cross over M62At reservoir turn LEFT [93.3](Withens lane) this lane is very narrowDrive past dam and LEFT turn at junction(A672)[95.1]At top of hill turn left (b6197)[102.6]Delph Village turn Right[104.3]Delph Cross roads (again) STRAIGHT ACROSS ( A6052Uppermill)Mini roundabout(The woolpack pub) RIGHT[105.4]Turn into garden center for Farewells[105.8] Run length 105 miles and about 3.1/2 hours driving total with plenty of stopping places


Hope you enjoy it
Alan<o:p> </o:p>

That’s a great Start/Finish point!

I know some of the roads, but will have to ‘do the tour’ next time in the area ;o)

Cheers, Graham

This run is being done on Sunday June 14th 10.30 meet for a 11.00 start.

This is with The Cheshire and North wales O/c

Then again on the 5th July same time same place but with the North West O/c


If your in the area come along It was good last time.

see here for photos and feedback



First one done

Well if you missed it Im doing it all again on

Sunday 5th July same start ,same time , same route North west region
Yesterday was good with plenty of stops
Not a fast run by any means but with 18 cars which went up to 21 when 3 joined from the south yorkshire 5’s at strines

It was the biggest group ive led
and we all manged to stay together
Now my group of usual photos

Newbank garden center waiting to start

The journey over to Strines

making sure everyone got on + off the woodhead road Ok 21 cars

Scamonden bridge over the M62. Not for vertigo sufferers.

Glad everyone enjoyed it
Hope you can make the one on the 5th july if you missed this one

Route can printed from