High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7AA, (4 miles, 6kms), 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.
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WG, (5 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01433 620679, Email
Castleton is one of the most beautiful villages in the Peak District. It has an array of natural and historical features both above and below ground, and is surrounded by superb walking country.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0HB, (2 miles, 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, (4 miles, 6kms), 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.
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 7ZD, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01433 670207, Email
Edale is a small village at the start/end of the UK's first and most famous long distance walking path - the Pennine Way.
Nr Buxton, SK23 7HB, (5 miles, 8kms), 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.
High Lea Road, New Mills, High Peak, SK22, (4 miles, 6kms), 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
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.
HIgh Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7LU, (4 miles, 6kms), 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.