Buxton is surrounded on three sides by the Peak District National Park with its rolling hills, sweeping moorlands, deep valleys, dales, bridleways and green lanes. With a fantastic network of public footpaths, you can make up your own routes depending on time and ability. Venture deep into the Peak District National Park or soak up the atmosphere of this wonderful spa town from the hills around Buxton.
You can pick up walking guides and maps at the Tourist Information Centre. There are a number of guides who lead walks in the Peak District and walking groups if you do not want to walk alone.
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OS Explorer OL1 – Dark Peak
OS Explorer OL24 – White Peak
Buxton Rambling Club
Buxton Rambling Club offers walkers a chance to experience the Peak District on foot. Club members meet each Sunday and sally forth, no matter the weather! The walks are open to those either familiar with or new to the area, those visiting, or those keen on walking but not particularly confident with maps. Two walks are offered each week: one walk is for stronger walkers and ranges between 8 – 16 miles in length. The second walk ranges from 6 – 8 miles in length and tends to be over less difficult terrain.
Both groups leave from the Pavilion Gardens Car Park in Buxton, the first group meeting at 9.30am and the second group meeting at 10.00am. Where walks start further afield club members car share. Other walks might involve catching a bus but some walks simply start from the car park itself.
|Date||Short Walk (<8miles)||Long Walk(8-12miles)|
|6 January||round Buxton||Ilam|
|20 January||Earl Sterndale||Little Hayfield|
|27 January||Chapel||Bakestonedale Moor|
|3 February||Pilsbury Castle||Earl Sterndale|
|10 February||tbc||Combs Moss|
|17 February||Taxal||Bakewell to Buxton|
|24 February||Chelmorton||Dowel Dale|
|3 March||Manifold Valley||Chelmorton|
|17 March||Cressbrook Dale||Friden|
|24 March||Foolow||Eyam Moor|
|31 March||Lyme Park||Stanton in the Peak|
|7 April||Over Haddon||Ashbourne|
|14 April||Spring Weekend||in Scarborough|
|21 April||Baslow||Mad Womans Stones|
|28 April||Fairfield||Great Longstone|
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