We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great views of Buxton

Was a walk to get to but was worth it. Could see Buxton from the top and had loads of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Fantastic views on a good day

We walked here from the caravan site at Grin low country park Steep uphill sections if you go from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clare G
via mobile
Read all 546 reviews
All photos (248)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk”(53 reviews)
“car park”(96 reviews)
“poole's cavern”(71 reviews)
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...more
| Buxton Country Park, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
Reviews (546)
Filter reviews
540 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslovely walkcar parkpoole's cavernworth the climbfantastic viewsworth the effortspiral staircasehill topsurrounding areasteady climbsteep walkwalking bootscaravan club sitecountry parkdog walkersinformation boardspeak district
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 540 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was a walk to get to but was worth it. Could see Buxton from the top and had loads of wildlife around.

Thank PeterLittle85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked here from the caravan site at Grin low country park Steep uphill sections if you go from pooles cavern Stunning views on a good day well worth the effort

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked the worst day of the year so far to visit Solomon’s Temple (driving wind and rain) but it worth the effort. Even in those weather conditions, the view was beautiful.

Thank FoodieSueR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the climb to the top, the views were amazing, and the walk up there was not that far, but a steady climb

Thank dwprices
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exploring Buxton Country Park, if you walk up Grin Low (439 metres above sea level)Solomon's Temple, a superb vantage point & picnic area, is at the top. Obviously you have to go uphill to reach it, it is not very far though, so even a...More

Thank Bubbles73uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Buxton on a very rainy wet day but it didn’t spoil our visit here. The walk from the visitor centre to Solomon’s Temple is through the woods. Great paths wind their way through so makes for an easy walk, slightly up hill in...More

Thank lynnie77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk up to the temple took us about 20 minutes but it's so worth the walk! Beautiful views for miles at the top! There are many different paths and routes you can take displayed on a board at the bottom so you can spend...More

2  Thank ForeverKatie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk through the woods from Poole’s Cavern. This monument offers a lovely stroll and a superb panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rhubarb-Monkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been up to see this Temple many times over the past, It's a great place to view Buxton Derbyshire. People say it was Built by a farmer to remember his Pet Dog 🐶. Weather that is true or not its a romantic story.

1  Thank kweeny60
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends, I was expecting not much at all, but to my surprise the view was beautiful, you could actually go up the tower ( not for people who ain’t steady on their feet as the steps are steep and narrow) and the...More

1  Thank Bluandfluffy
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Buxton
Premier Inn Buxton Hotel
572 reviews
.67 miles away
Alison Park Hotel
263 reviews
.68 miles away
The Westminster Hotel
285 reviews
.82 miles away
Buckingham Hotel
613 reviews
1.03 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 122 restaurants in Buxton
Ikram Indian Takeaway
6 reviews
.90 miles away
Gurkha Tingmo Palace
312 reviews
.77 miles away
The Tradesman's Entrance Cafe
221 reviews
.92 miles away
Eat at No.5
48 reviews
.76 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 55 attractions in Buxton
The Donkey Sanctuary
5 reviews
.91 miles away
Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park
1,396 reviews
.56 miles away
St. Anne's Church
44 reviews
.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
26 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Briony S | Reviewed this property |
The main carpark isnt free but you can park on the streets adjacent to it.
Emma M
17 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from nickan22 | Reviewed this property |
You can but vaguely remember a style or gate
sam c
19 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from john-singh1 | Reviewed this property |
there is a blue, green and yellow route and times are 45 mins 30 mins and 25 mins. distance roughly depends on route 1/4 mile to a mile.