High moors and gritstone tors cycle route
Medium route for leisure cyclists
Distance: 28 miles
Travel through high moorland landscapes with awe-inspiring views and visit the spa town of Buxton, home to a series of popular summer festivals.
Start at Chapel-en-le-Frith, then climb the hill up to the viewpoint of Eccles Pike.
Continue westwards and after a challenging climb enjoy rewarding moorland views from Pym Chair and Windgather Rocks.
Take the road towards Kettleshulme, which was part of the Salt Way from Cheshire, following signs to the beautiful Goyt valley and its stunning reservoirs and woodland.
Cycle through Buxton, famous for its healing spring water and beautiful Georgian Crescent that is currently undergoing renovation works. Stop off for a free spirit reviving drink of the natural mineral waters at St Anne’s Well before heading off to the village of Peak Forest, once part of a Royal Hunting Forest. The final leg of the journey takes you past Ford Hall, home to William Bagshawe, the Apostle of the Peak and a member of one of the oldest families in the area.
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- Parking with charge
- Description of route - Medium route for leisure cyclists
- Length of route (miles) - Distance: 28 miles
|Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|