Failsworth is a small town in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester. It is 3.7 miles northeast of the City Centre.
Textile manufacture was first introduced during the Industrial Revolution which constructed urbanisation that was unplanned in the town. Failsworth's iconic landmark is the Failsworth Pole built in 1793, this is a maypole which is known for occupying the site of the past political poles.
If you’re looking for a relaxing walk, Daisy Nook is the perfect place for you! This is a country park at located at Failsworth's southern boundary with Droylsden.
The large country park, Daisy Nook, is located on land with the majority of it belonging to the National Trust. The woodland is a well-loved destination by local residents and visitors who are looking to pursue outdoor activities such as horse riding, jogging, and much more.
If you’re looking for somewhere with frequent buses, then Failsworth’s buses run between Manchester city centre and Oldham on First Greater Manchester's 83 service. There are also a frequent services running into Manchester and to areas such as Huddersfield and Saddleworth via Oldham through the services 180 and 184. If you’re located in the areas: Ashton-under-Lyne, Chadderton, Huddersfield, Rochdale, Royton, Saddleworth, Shaw, and Crompton, then you can also get through to Failsworth via buses too.
However, if buses aren’t your thing and you prefer taking the tram, then there’s that option too. Failsworth Metro link station is located on Hardman Lane. Trams operate every 12 minutes and head towards into Manchester City Centre and out to East Didsbury or you can head towards Rochdale via Oldham’s Metro link stop.
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