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Goyt Valley

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Address: Peak District National Park, Buxton, England

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This is an amazing place and so close to Buxton. Best to approach from the northern end. Both roads in and out are quite something. Great dog walking area opposite the sailing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger W
Silverstone, United Kingdom
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Silverstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place and so close to Buxton. Best to approach from the northern end. Both roads in and out are quite something. Great dog walking area opposite the sailing club. Would be very colourful in the summer. Well worth a visit.

Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good road, lovely scenery, plenty of opportunity for photography, Plenty of places for a picnic. Lovely for a quiet day out.

Thank Elizabeth N
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walks in the Goyt Valley. Vist the remains of Errwood Hall and geocache as well. Beware of one way system during the summer months if driving - you can only travel south towards the A54 from Errwood car park

Thank angelakm2015
Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely drive in Goyt Valley and afternoon walk around Errwood Hall which was beautiful and not too strenuous. Plenty of places to park the car and easy to follow paths to get you safely back at the end of your walk.

Thank Sharon H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goyt Valley must be one of the most beautiful walks in Buxton - we really enjoyed the walk - the views are spectacular and we felt lucky to be retired so we could enjoy this stunning scenery - everyone we met were also really friendly and most of them are locals as they had so much local knowledge to tell... More 

Thank Victoria47832
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We cycled down the Monsal disused railway track. Very nice and easy. Cycled from the start to Bakewell..lovely town.

Thank wendyjplatt
Kansas City, Mo.
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251 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Not far outside Buxton, this valley was just fine for a morning ramble. I left the car park, and went along a trail which curved downhill toward a lake. I eventually reversed, and came back up hill to the car. Even in the mid morning at 50 degrees, the effort produced a good sweat.

Thank Nuttman
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visit Goyt valley mid-February during half term holiday. we chose Fernilee circular path and it's about 4 miles easy walk. The footpath is very muddy and make sure you use suitable boots. We enjoyed the pictuorus view of Fernilee reservoir and woodland. There are several car parks and Toilet facility available near Errwood reservoir. There are 17 different paths... More 

Thank Sameera G
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a limited time but walked up beside the reservoir for about 90 minutes, easy walking and very nice views

Thank 1stFloridahome
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103 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We walk, run, sail and cycle here. What's not to like about this beautiful spot? The sailing club is superb and, for the energetic, try and cycle on the road from Buxton, around the reservoir and back into Buxton down the Old Macclesfield Road (essentially a dry riverbed as a surface). If that's all too exciting, the walks around Errwood... More 

Thank Fraser M

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