Month: June 2020

Buxton Walk

This is a walk that starts and finishes in the Buxton Pavilion Gardens. It goes to Solomon’s Tower (on Grin Low) where there are spectacular views, then via the wooded Country Park to Poole’s Cavern, then returns via a walk along the River Wye. It passes a number of magnificent Victorian and Georgian buildings in …

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Chesterfield Canal

The Chesterfield Canal is a beautiful waterway. Built more than 200 years ago to transport lead, iron and coal to the River Trent and following the collapse of the Norwood Tunnel in 1907, it fell into disuse. The five mile stretch from Chesterfield to Staveley is now restored and a wonderful place to visit, known …

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Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham is a tourist attraction in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England. It consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed from the village by either the Heights of Abraham cable car or a steep zig-zag path. The heights are named after a supposed resemblance to the Plains of Abraham, also …

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Information on Buxton

Buxton, located 6 miles (15 mins) from Six Litton Mill, is a thermal spa town nestled in the centre of the beautiful Peak District and the UK’s oldest National Park. With its stunning ornamental gardens and world-famous Georgian and Victorian architecture, which provide an impressive backdrop to a rich and vibrant range of music, theatre …

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Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle is a 25 mile (45 min) drive east from Six Litton Mill. Head towards Tideswell then take the A619 east. Bolsover Castle is located in the town of Bolsover, (grid reference SK471707). Built in the early 17th century, the present castle lies on the earthworks and ruins of the 12th-century medieval castle; the …

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