Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special


This five-mile walk covering urban and rural terrain goes from the railway station, and visits the northern and southern edges of the Buxton bowl, before dropping down into Buxton’s historic centre, where it visits many landmark buildings, before ending at the historic Crescent


Key Facts

Location: Buxton Derbyshire

Parking : Car Park at Station

Distance: 5 miles

Time : 2.5 hours (excluding stops)

Ascent/Descent: 908 feet

Map: OS Explorer OL1

The Map

We have used the excellent Plotaroute to lay out and display our walks. With this map you can print, zoom and carry out other functions using the menu at the top right of the box. Alternatively you can click on the link below the map to visit the walk on the plotaroute site.

For your convenience we offer the directions in two different formats


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