The Stoneswood Lifestyle

The Stoneswood Lifestyle

LNER Gresley 'A4' class locomotive number 4498 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY crosses Saddleworth Viaduct over the Huddersfield Canal on the Down Main line with The Pennine Pullman charter. Saturday 9th October 1982

Stoneswood enjoys a superb location on the edge of Delph village, with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Facilities in the village include a Post Office, Co-op store, coffee shop, library, several pubs and restaurants, several churches and a traditional fish and chip shop. Delph even boasts its own theatre, the Mlllgate Arts Centre, where the Saddleworth Players and other talented performers stage popular plays, concerts and shows.

Delph is also home to 3 of the best pubs in the area and there are also plenty of clubs and social activities for those who feel so inclined including:-

  • Cricket
  • Bowls
  • Walking
  • Quilting and other crafts
  • Drama
  • Lunch clubs
  • Allotment Society
A wider choice of shops and facilities can be found just 3 miles away at Uppermill, the largest village in the Saddleworth area.

Steeped in history, Uppermill boasts a bustling high street with quaint shops, restaurants and coffee shops along with good train and bus connections to the wider locality and beyond.

Other local amenities at Uppermill include a bank, post office, health centres, dentists, pharmacists, beauticians and hairdressers.

Locals and visitors alike enjoy a year round calendar of events in this lively village including a Canal Weekend, Whitsun brass band processions, monthly farmers market, country fair, a folk festival and wartime weekend events.




Montage of Saddleworth