6 walks near Buxton

Buxton Autumn Colours by Kevin Davies

Buxton Autumn Colours by Kevin Davies - Credit: Archant

Buxton is the perfect base for a walking holiday in the Peak District. We pick some of our favourites in the surrounding area.

Solomon's Temple by Kevin Davies

Solomon's Temple by Kevin Davies - Credit: Archant

Buxton and Solomon's Temple
Start out at the famous Pavilion Gardens, cross the River Wye and scale the dizzy heights of Solomon's Temple for an aerial view of Buxton.
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The duck pond at Hartington

The duck pond at Hartington - Credit: Archant

Hartington
This walk is an undulating amble through a succession of fields and stiles to Sheen, followed by a gentle wander amid a scenic landscape beside the meandering River Dove.
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Monsal Dale by Martyn Wright

Monsal Dale by Martyn Wright - Credit: Archant

Taddington
A very varied walk with three quite steep climbs but well worth the effort as the views over Monsal Dale are quite stunning. The return paths are down a dale from Taddington and along Monsal Dale.
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Tideswell Church

Tideswell Church - Credit: Archant

Tideswell
A stroll around the tangled web of Tideswell's narrow roads, lanes, alleyways and ginnels, twisting between character houses and pretty cottages.
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The path to Shining Tor

The path to Shining Tor - Credit: Archant

Shining Tor and Errwood Reservoir
Venture across to the Cheshire side of the Peak District and enjoy the panoramic views from the neighbouring county's highest point.
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Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Water-cum-Jolly Dale - Credit: Archant

Monsal Head and Litton Mill
Start out from Monsal Head and take in some of the Peak District's most famous landmarks, as well reminders of the Peak District's industrial past at Litton Mill.
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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.