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If you are using sat nav the postcode of the Post Office in Wardle Village on the approach to the reservoir is OL12 9NT.

OS grid reference for the Club is SD 912182.

 

Directions to West Pennine Windsurfing Club, Watergrove Reservoir, Wardle, Rochdale

There are 2 options:

Leave M62 at Rochdale J20 and come past Rochdale town centre. Click for Google Maps directions.

Leave M62 at Milnrow J21. Click for Google Maps directions.

The reservoir is situated above the village of Wardle near Rochdale, Lancashire about 6 miles from Junction 21 of the M62. The road changes to a cobbled surface above Wardle village. Follow it until you reach the Public carpark under the reservoir wall. The entrance gate is in the far right of the carpark.

 

Or from M62 J21 simply follow the directions below - you decide.

Leave M62 at J21 and follow signs for A640 (Elizabethan Way) for Milnrow. Coming from the direction of Manchester, you will go straight on through 2 roundabouts and then left at the 3rd roundabout at the bottom of the hill. You are now on Elizabethan Way.

Go straight on for about 1 mile, passing Aldi. You'll go through one set of traffic lights, then after another 0.5 miles go over a canal and then come to a 2nd set of lights with Range superstore on the left. Turn right at these lights.

You are now on Albert Royds Street. It's a wide road. Carry on for 1 mile, over the river and to a roundabout. Turn right onto the A58 Halifax Road.

After 1/2 mile there is a mini-roundabout. Turn left here at The Bulls Head.

Continue up the hill (Wardle Road) and take the left at the mini roundabout opposite a shop (this is Ramsden Road).

Follow Ramsden Road through Wardle village. The road changes to a cobbled surface as you go up the hill. Follow it until you reach the Public carpark under the reservoir wall.

The entrance gate is in the far right of the carpark.

You will need to bring your own drinking water and contact us for the code to the combination lock - see Contact Us.

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andy pep - 11/08/2022 - 21:15

Yeah I know Fleetwood has dropped it did about 6 hrs later, ****merJust picked my board back up from Roho after major repair, and no wind anywhere

John L - 10/08/2022 - 21:50

Andy - I’d consider Fleetwood again but forecast now says just 8 knots

davem - 10/08/2022 - 19:47

Plan to be up Sat afternoon for beer, BBQ and camp overnight. Might even pluck up the energy to go out on the water :-)

andy pep - 10/08/2022 - 16:18

Fleetwood is looking that it might be good this Sun pm, still could change but also improve too, low tide 1700 ish anyone up for it

Timothy O - 08/08/2022 - 13:52

Just spotted the open weekend is cancelled?..Katie and I are still staying over on Sat night so feel free to join us for a surf, paddle and nibbles ......its going to be a lovely weekend ☺️

John L - 07/08/2022 - 19:15

Great time at Fleetwood. Just Eddie, me & a kitefoiler. Beach start, hook in, planing, straps, single reach 2 miles to Wyre light. Gybe, then back & repeat. So that was 8 miles in the 1st 20 minutes!

John L - 07/08/2022 - 07:34

Graham is coming too, so that’s at least 3 of us.

Eddie B - 06/08/2022 - 17:29

Am on for Fleetwood, will be there for 11.

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