Directions

Scammap3Scammonden Activity Centre is located just over a mile off the A640, which can be accessed from Junction 23 of the M62, if travelling Eastbound (from Manchester), or Junction 24 if travelling Westbound (from Leeds).

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Street Map of Our Location

From the M62 (Eastbound) from Manchester:

Depart M62 at Exit 23. You will complete a 270 degree left-hand circle before merging with the A640. Move to the Right Hand Lane.

At roundabout, take the FOURTH exit back onto the A640, to Outlane & Rochdale [New Hey Road].

After passing through the village of Outlane, crossing over the M62, then passing the 2nd pub on your right (first “Lower Royal George” then “Jack O Mitre”), take the 2nd Right Hand turn sign-posted “Scammonden Water”. This is O’Cot Lane.

At the corner, bear LEFT (West) as O’Cot Lane becomes Green Slacks Lane.

When facing directly over the Scammonden Water, bear LEFT (South-West) onto New Lane (also known as Sledge Gate), a single track road running above and parallel to the reservoir.

After half a mile, at a Yorkshire Water notice, fork RIGHT (North) down the steep hill.

Pass through the gate and arrive at Scammonden Activity Centre.

From the M62 (Westbound) from Leeds:

Depart M62 at Exit 24, which merges with the A629.

At roundabout, take the FIRST exit onto the A643 [Lindley Moor Road]. Continue on this road for

At the second roundabout, take the THIRD exit onto the A640, to Outlane & Rochdale [New Hey Road].

After passing through the village of Outlane, crossing over the M62 then passing the 2nd pub on your right (first “Lower Royal George” then “Jack O Mitre”), take the 2nd Right Hand turn sign-posted “Scammonden Water”. This is O’Cot Lane.

At the corner, bear LEFT (West) as O’Cot Lane becomes Green Slacks Lane.

When facing directly over the Scammonden Water, turn LEFT (South-West) onto New Lane (also known as Sledge Gate), a single track road running above and parallel to the reservoir.

After half a mile, at a Yorkshire Water notice, fork RIGHT (North) down the steep hill.

Pass through the gate and arrive at Scammonden Activity Centre.