A jewel in the Peak District, Buxton sits high in the Pennine range of hills that reach down through England from the Scottish Border. A Spa town it attracted the titled, the famous and is still today a magnet for tourists.
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A feature of the Derbyshire Peak District is the ceremony of well dressing. It’s a custom with some history, dating back in some areas to the 1800’s, it and is a celebration of and a thank you for the plentiful supply of fresh water from the many wells that issue from the natural limestone of the area.
It’s a Saturday, the days are drawing in, gathering their duvets about them ahead of the long march through winter. So I’m out and about making the most of a so far drizzly day, heading across, under actually, the Pennines to Buxton in that Derbyshire. There may be a trip out to Bakewell too. The station is getting busier, real life is creeping out and stretching it’s legs again despite […]
The days are starting to have their wings clipped by the approach of Autumn’s cool kiss. There’s still time though to be out and about and make the most of the fading year. Buxton in Derbyshire is todays destination of choice, some walking and some photography the order of the day. https://www.visitmanchester.com/ https://tfgm.com/public-transport/train/stations/manchester-piccadilly-rail https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations-and-destinations/stations-made-easy/manchester-piccadilly-station-plan Other Links. https://lachlan-main.pixels.com/ https://www.artflakes.com/en/shop/lachlan-main https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Lachlan1/sets
A favourite destination of mine is the Derbyshire Spa town of Buxton. It’s a relatively easy rail journey from where I live and an enjoyable one too. Climbing up and out of Manchester from Piccadilly station and into the Peak District. For part of the route the railway runs alongside the Peak Forest Canal to Whaley Bridge, that makes it useful for a day walking the canal. Train out and […]