Derbyshire, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6WX, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01298 25106, Email
For centuries, Buxton has been a spa town, popular with visitors from around the world. At 1,300 ft above see level Buxton is situated at the heart of the Peak District, amid some of England's most beautiful scenery.
Set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park and within walking distance of the historic spa town of Buxton, Go Ape and trek through the treetops via rope bridges. Tarzan swings and zip slides up to 35 feet above the forest
Buxton Campus offers a varied selection of courses. Students operate the restaurant/cafe facilities & the spa is open to the public at various times offering a selection of treatments. It also offers a high standard of conference facilties.
Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AG, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01298 22001, www.pumahotels.co.uk/hotels/buxton-palace-hotel-derbyshire/celebrations/weddings/
The Barcelo Buxton Palace is renowned amongst holiday makers and conference organisers for its many excellent facilities and its high standards of service and cuisine.
Ashwood Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PU, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
A popular park on the edge of town, along the River Wye. It contains a bowling green and two tennis courts. The children's playground has been refurbished and reloctated near the front of the park.
Derbyshire, SK17 0SE, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 0845 833 0970
Axe Edge Moor is the major moorland, west of Buxton in the Peak District The moor is the source of the River Dove, River Manifold, River Dane, River Wye and River Goyt. Lay by on A53 road. Axe Edge Grid Ref: SK 034 697.
The Park, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01298 23002, Email
Our 38 bedroom family owned and operated country house style hotel sits in its own grounds and is just moments walk from the town centre and Buxton Opera House.
A pretty little hamlet with some spectacular scenery nearby. Just off the A6 between Buxton and Bakewell, this is essentially an agricultural settlement. It provides some good facilities for the holiday-maker, with caravan and camp sites.
Buxton Opera House is a beautiful Edwadian theatre and a fine example of Frank Matcham design, fully restored in 2001. It has around 450 performances each year including drama, opera, music, ballet, comedy, pantomime and childrens shows.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0HB, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Chapel-en-le-Frith originated from a small chapel, built in 1225 by the keepers of the Royal Forest, and is the historic Capital of the Peak. Today, the town of Chapel-en-le-Frith is a small rural town with a historic core.
Chee Dale SSSI, is a spectacular setting for a walk. Among its many delights are the ash woodland, limestone grassland and an impressive 200ft deep gorge, which are of international importance. Several footpaths pass through the reserve.
A classic White Peak limestone village in stunning upland scenery, a very quiet and peaceful village. Chelmorton is one of the highest villages not only in Derbyshire, but all England and this region known locally as Top Country.
Stroll through the deer meadow and join the Nature Trail to see 4 species of otters including the endanged Giant otter from South America, 15 species of owls, foxes, pine marten, Scottish wildcats, polecats etc.
Nr Buxton, SK23 7HB, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01298 25105
Fernilee Reservoir is located in the Peak District National Park, within the county of Derbyshire and very close to the boundary with Cheshire. The reservoir was the first of two reservoirs built in the Goyt Valley.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7PL, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
A small village situated between Whaley Bridge and New Mills with a population of approximately 1000. It is bisected by the A^ road and the Peak Forest Canal.
Goyt Valley, NR BUXTON, Derbyshire, SK17 1AE, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01629 816290
Derbyshire Bridge Ranger Centre in the Goyt Valley. The bridge is so called because it was in the past on the county boundary between Derbyshire and Cheshire.
Manor Park Road, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK23 0QJ, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777, www.highpeak.gov.uk
A very popular 60 acre park located in Old Glossop It has formal gardens, woodlands, a newly refurbished playground,skate oark, tennis courts, two bowling greens, crazy golf, miniature train, cafe, open play spaces, a lake and river.
An SSSI site- enjoy pleasant walks to see wildflowers, insects & birds. From early summer you can see wildflowers including cowslips, orchids, harebell & wild strawberries. The reserve has wooded slopes where ash, hazel & willow are seen.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 4BY, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01298 25106, Email
The town of New Mills is in an area of spectacular natural beauty standing above a natural rocky gorge known as The Torrs where the River Sett joins the River Goyt. The Torrs is now a park. New Mills is home to Swizzels Matlow sweet company
Once a railway station in the middle of nowhere, now at the junction of the Tissington and High peak Trails. Between Buxton and Ashbourne, high on the Limestone Plateau of the White Peak, Parsley Hay is a popular starting place.
Stoop Farm, Hollinsclough, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 0RW, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01298 23618, Email
Peak District Short Breaks offers you a two-day tour visiting local food producers. You could be having a go at making champagne truffles, sampling craft beers, tasting scrumptious cheeses and so much more ...........
Cheshire, SK23 0QJ, (5 miles, 8kms), www.poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk
Poynton is a prosperous small town with 16,000 inhabitants, surrounded by 'green belt' to preserve the countryside. Close by is Lyme Park and the Macclesfield Canal with its marina at Higher Poynton.