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Hartshead Pike


Why not visit Harshead Pike?, Around a 4 mile walk from The Hawthorne, you can be ovelooking the whole af Manchester. Saddleworth and beyond. Hartshead PIke was rebuilt in 1863 by John Eaton to commemorate the marriage of Albert Edward to Princess Alexandra, replacing a building that had been there since 1751.  More info by clicking the link below






Park Bridge Heritage Centre



For nearly 200 years, Park Bridge Ironworks was a thriving family business. Hundreds of people were employed here and its iron and steel were exported around the world. Nestling in the beautiful countryside of the Medlock Valley, here you can discover the fascinating past of this once busy ironworks.  Read More HERE


" The Yanks Are Coming

If your a fan of the movie YANKS with Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave you will probably know that it was filmed in the villages around Saddleworth and every year they pay homage by having re enactments with thousands turning up to the event that has military vehicles including, tanks, jeeps, planes, trucks and even a vintage British and American car show. Follow this LINK to visit the Yanks official Facebook Page