Derbyshire, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6WX, (4 miles, 7kms), 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.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7AA, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
A small village (originally named Buggesworth but changed by the Victorians who disliked the association with "bugs") at the start of the Peak Forest Canal, and with the beautifully restored Bugsworth Basin.
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, (4 miles, 7kms), 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, (4 miles, 7kms), 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.
The Park, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ, (4 miles, 6kms), 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.
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, (0.2 miles, 0.3kms), 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.
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.
High Peak, Derbyshire, S33, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Today, Chinley is a large, busy village on the western edge of the Peak District National Park. Originally Chinley was part of the Royal Forest of the Peak and consisted of little but a few isolated farms until the 17th century.
Nr Buxton, SK23 7HB, (3 miles, 5kms), 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, (1 miles, 2kms), 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, (5 miles, 8kms), 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.
High Lea Road, New Mills, High Peak, SK22, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01663 743434, Email
High Lea Hall & Park is a beautiful recreation area with gardens, woodland, a recently planted orchard and a large childrens playground
Manor Park Road, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK23 0QJ, (1 miles, 2kms), 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.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 4BY, (1 miles, 2kms), 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
Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3BN, (5 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01663 746904, www.newmillsheritage.com
The Centre is a fully registered museum and includes a shop and sales area selling publications, maps and trails. The displays describe the formation of the Torrs gorge, the pre-industrial history including Domesday and the royal forest.
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.
Cheshire, SK23 0QJ, (1 miles, 2kms), 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.
This 40-seat theatre, located downstairs at The Old Hall Hotel, is the main home of Buxton Opera House Fringe Season. Throughut the year it also hosts a number of drama productions and the screening of feature films.
The Torrs, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4AT, (5 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01663 743434
A superb place to walk, picnic and learn about natural and industrial heritage
HIgh Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7LU, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Whaley Bridge, the "Gateway to the Goyt Valley" is an attractive small town situated on the edge of the Peak District. The town is at the head of the Peak Forest Canal with the canal basin designated as a conservation area.