Boarshurst Centre Saddleworth, 3 Boarshurst Lane, Greenfield, Oldham OL3 7EA

Call Mark Jones on 07979 864472


Perfectly positioned in the Saddleworth area on the north western edge of the Peak District National Park in the village of Greenfield, Boarshurst Centre has an enviable range of outdoor pursuits on its doorstep. Field studies, fell walking, rock climbing, caving, cycling, pony trekking, swimming, canoeing, sailing, running, angling, orienteering and even llama trekking are all catered for in the area. Yet the Centre is just 12 miles from Manchester with hourly trains from Greenfield station. Boarshurst Centre is a not-for-profit organisation run by the Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association. The 32 bed centre provides well appointed self catering accommodation for child, youth, adult and family/friend groups who seek to practice outdoor pursuits. Facilities include a well equipped kitchen with large cooker and dishwasher, two bathrooms, a main dining/recreation hall with tables and chairs for 32, laundry with washing machine and tumble dryer and a separate drying/boot room. Outside there's parking for 10 cars including space for a motorhome, a grassed play area and a small garden suitable for tents. Details of local caterers are available if required. BYO duvets/sleeping bags. Dogs welcome by arrangement.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    32: 2x12, 2x4
  • Open:

    All year. Check in from 12 noon or earlier by arrangement.
  • Price per night:

    Sole Use. Adult Groups: £400. Family Groups £350. Child/Youth Groups £300.
  • Booking:

    Use booking form on centre's website. Booking to be confirmed by refundable £100 deposit.
  • Directions:

    From Manchester via Oldham - Follow the signs for the A669 all the way to Greenfield, Saddleworth. At Greenfield train station turn right, but keep on the A669 along Chew Valley Road. Turn left at the King William public house along Kinders Lane and then right at Boarshurst Lane. Follow the road up the hill and the centre is on the right. From Manchester via Ashton-under-Lyne - Follow the signs for the A635 until you reach Greenfield along the Manchester Road. As you enter Greenfield you pass the Royal George Public House on the right. Continue along the A635 until you come to The Clarence Public House and mini roundabout. Keep following the A635 signposted to Holmfirth and turn immediately left at St Marys Church at Park Lane until you reach the top. Turn right onto Boarshurst Lane and the centre is on your right. From Holmfirth - Follow the A635 to Greenfield, Saddleworth. Before you enter Greenfield you will see The Clarence Public house in front of you and St Marys Church on the right. Before the church turn immediately left at Park Lane. At the top of the road turn right onto Boarshurst Lane and the centre is on your right.
  • Public Transport:

    Train station in Greenfield (15 mins walk away) with hourly trains to Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
School Groups Accommodation for Cyclists

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Autumn Half Term 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only


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News & Offers from Boarshurst Centre Saddleworth

20% Discount – 2 nights or more during November – large hostel in beautiful location

October 14th 2021

The Boarshurst Centre is located in a beautiful hamlet in Greenfield, Saddleworth. The Peak NP is on our door step. 20% discount for stays of two nights of more during the month of November.

Our large centre can accommodate up to 32 guests in bunkhouse style accommodation. With plenty of hot water and heating available 24 hours each day and spectacular views, what is not to like. Saddleworth is a fantastic place for moorland walks or leisurely strolls along the Huddersfield Canal. It is a place to get away and enjoy each other’s company. The 20% discount in November only applies when you mention it when you book.

Special Offer

Plenty of Availability for Autumn half term in the Saddleworth area close to the Peak District National Park

September 2nd 2021

The Boarshurst Centre has Autumn availability for large groups of friends and families (sole use – 32 bed) including half term weekends starting 8th, 15th and 22nd October, so why not give us a try.

Our 32 bedroom hostel is located in the beautiful Saddleworth countryside with amazing views and fantastic walk across open moorland. We are only a short walk away from a local train station that links our centre to Manchester and Leeds. We are dog and human friendly. The centre is entirely run by volunteers which makes it a very welcoming centre and where we go that extra mile. The area offers great walking as well as county pubs.


Book 2022 accommodation for Saddleworth Events before we get booked up

August 23rd 2021

Book our 32 bedroom, sole use hostel when staying in Saddleworth for its event weekends.

Our Saddleworth Villages will be coming alive once more in 2021/22 with plenty of festivals, summer shows, brass band contests, Yanks weekend! and the Saddleworth Morris Men Rushcart Festival. Our 32 bedroom, sole use hostel has plenty of availability for next year, but make sure you book well in advance to avoid disappointment. At the moment we have availability for the following events:

Saddleworth Show – 19th September 2021
Saddleworth Whit Friday Brass Band Contest – 10th June 2022
Yanks Weekend – August 2022
Wellifest Music Festival- August 2022


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