High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7AA, (5 miles, 8kms), 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.
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, (2 miles, 3kms), 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.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7PL, (4 miles, 7kms), 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.
Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8AF, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Glossop, is a major gateway to the Peak District from the west. Its history dates back to Roman times. A former Victorian mill town, dominated by the cotton industry, Glossop is famous for its annual Victorian Weekend.
Glossop, High Peak, SK13 2AW, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01457 855920
Village situated at the start of the Longdendale Trail. Famous as the film location for the 'League of Gentleman' otherwise know as 'Royston Vasey'.
High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 2JG, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
The village of Hayfield is overlooked by Kinder Scout, the highest point in the Peak District (2088ft).
High Lea Road, New Mills, High Peak, SK22, (2 miles, 3kms), 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, (4 miles, 7kms), 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, (4 miles, 7kms), 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, (3 miles, 4kms), 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.
Municipal Buildings, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01298 25106
Padfield is a small, pretty village situated approximately 2 miles from Glossop town centre. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Cheshire, SK23 0QJ, (4 miles, 7kms), 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, SK22 1EB, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Rowarth is a small hamlet with excellent walks around Cobden Edge and is reputedly where one of the Great Train Robbers hid out.
Green Lane, Hadfield, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 , (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01457 860213
A traditional pub where you will receive a warm and friendly welcome. Selection of bar meals available. Meals served 12 noon - 2pm Monday -
3-5 Market Street, Hayfield, High Peak, SK22 2ES, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01663 740074, Email
Canny public house and restaurant. Large varied menu serving high quality meals using food from locally produced sources.
The Torrs, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4AT, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01663 743434
A superb place to walk, picnic and learn about natural and industrial heritage
The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) is an exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, alongside rivers and canals and through some of the most historic towns and cities.
HIgh Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7LU, (5 miles, 7kms), 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.