Go Ape – a high wire forest adventure course, Buxton Museum, Discover Buxton Walking Tours and the Pavilion Gardens. You can also pamper yourself at Buxton’s Devonshire Spa. All are within easy walking distance of the Roseleigh.
Chatsworth House (© Visit England)
Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall
There are many places within easy reach of Buxton which are well worth a visit.
These include Haddon Hall, Castleton Caverns, and the Derwent Dams.
Whilst Chatsworth House, being the most popular attraction within the Peak District is just a 30 minute drive from Buxton.
Sunrise over Edale, viewed from Mam Tor (© Phil Sproson)
Kinder Scout , Hayfield , Edale and more
Edale, Kinder & The Dark Peak offers a wide array of activities, Kinder Scout, the famous gritstone and peat moorland plateau area lies within easy reach.
Kinder Scout Weather Forecast Before attempting the ascent of Kinder Scout , always check the Kinder Scout weather forecast – especially the section on “feels like”
For those with an interest in History, the famous henge of Arbor Low is only a few miles from Buxton, as is the Plague village of Eyam. Step back in time when visiting Cromford Mills providing an insight into the history of the industrial revolution, the home of Sir Richard Arkwright’s first mill complex, birthplace of the modern factory system and internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Footbridge over the River Dove in Beresford Dale (© Phil Sproson)
Goyt Valley , Dovedale , Macclesfield Forest and Cheshire Matterhorn
There are many fine walks in this unique landscape, crossed by the Pennine Way. Other fine areas for walks are Bleaklow, Win Hill and Lose Hill and the Goyt Valley – all within easy reach.
Dovedale, with its wonderful landscape, is less than 20 miles from Buxton.
Matterhorn of Cheshire Shutlingsloe Walk from Wildboarclough (via Macclesfield Forest)
Taking in the view (© Phil Sproson)
Outdoor Activities in the Peak District
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