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Solomon's Temple

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Address: | Buxton Country Park, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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A stroll through Buxton Country park from Poole's Cavern leads to the...

A stroll through Buxton Country park from Poole's Cavern leads to the summit of Grin Low at 1440' altitude and the Victorian viewing tower of Solomon's Temple.Built in 1896 the 20' tower with spiral stairs give a magnificent platform to view the surrounding Peak District landscape and the Spa town of Buxton in the valley below.

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A bracing walk

A most interesting walk from the car park at Poole's Cavern. There are sculptures and information boards to look at on the way. On a clear day the view from the top of the tower... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Radstock, United Kingdom
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Radstock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A most interesting walk from the car park at Poole's Cavern. There are sculptures and information boards to look at on the way. On a clear day the view from the top of the tower is fantastic!

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Solomon's Temple during a long walk around the area. It's brilliant that something like this is still accessible to the public. There's a bit of a walk up to the monument but there's a car park with public toilets only a short walk away if you don't fancy the hike. We visited on a cold, rainy and blustery day... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple as its known to local people has amazing views .Ideal for walkers , dog friendly areas up to temple ,great for children to run about and explore

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Thank andreahindle
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit...lovely country park and the views from Solomon's is well worth the walk. Visitors centre is great with a good cafe.... this too is dog friendly. Only a short walk into town from here so all in all,a good day out.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lovely walk up to solomons temple is a treat and once your up the the view is astonishing,. highly recommend .

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely scenic views. Lovely walk through Buxton country park to get there. All up hill but worth it once there

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon Solomon's Temple by chance after staying in the pretty town of Buxton. The temple is just a few minutes drive out of town and there is a car park with a honesty box. After parking, it's about a 15 minute walk up a gentle hill. It had been snowing when we visited but still worth the short... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit and the views are breathtaking. Well worth the hike up to the top, just watch out as the weather can change very quickly

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did try this from the cavern but it was to steep so drive to the car park half way ,the view was awesome on a clear day ,it's still quite hill not very good for those with difficulty walking a good sturdy pair of shoes a must ,it was January so very cold if not I could have sat... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a steep walk but great for dog walking or a free thing to do with kids. We walk up here regular on a nice day . When we get there the kids play a little at the top and have a game of hide and seek . Great views and a great walk for dogs. Not much to... More 

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