11 Sights in High Peak, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in High Peak, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in High Peak, United Kingdom.

List of cities in United Kingdom Sightseeing Tours in High Peak

1. St. Matthews

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St. Matthews Clem Rutter, Rochester, Kent. / CC BY-SA 3.0

St Matthew's Church, Hayfield, is the parish church of Hayfield, Derbyshire, England. The church, parts of which date from the 14th century, is a Grade II listed building and adjacent to the River Sett. Its five-stage clock tower is the main landmark for the village. The church is built in local gritstone ashlar in an Early English Gothic style and is surrounded by a small graveyard. It is also adjoined by a small church hall dating from 1977, erected over part of the graveyard, with a newly landscaped community garden on the north side of the building.

Wikipedia: St Matthew's Church, Hayfield (EN), Website

2. Peveril Castle

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Peveril Castle Darren Copley from Sheffield / CC BY 2.0

Peveril Castle is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire. It was the main settlement of the feudal barony of William Peverel, known as the Honour of Peverel, and was founded some time between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and its first recorded mention in the Domesday Survey of 1086, by Peverel, who held lands in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire as a tenant-in-chief of the king. The town became the economic centre of the barony. The castle has views across the Hope Valley and Cave Dale.

Wikipedia: Peveril Castle (EN)

3. Chapel Milton Viaduct

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Chapel Milton Viaduct is a Grade II listed bifurcated railway viaduct on the Great Rocks Line at its junction with the Hope Valley Line, straddling the Black Brook valley in Chapel Milton, Derbyshire, England. The first section of the viaduct, built by the Midland Railway in 1867, diverges and curves to the west while the second, built in 1890, curves to the east as the line, coming up from the south, links up with the main line between Sheffield and Manchester.

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4. Treak Cliff Cavern

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Treak Cliff Cavern is a show cave near Castleton in Derbyshire, England. It is part of the Castleton Site of Special Scientific Interest and one of only two sites where the ornamental mineral Blue John is still excavated. As part of an agreement with English Nature, the Blue John that can be seen in the show cave is not mined but it is extracted in small quantities from other areas of the cave and made into saleable items like bowls, jewellery, and ornaments.

Wikipedia: Treak Cliff Cavern (EN)

5. Buxton Opera House

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Buxton Opera House Rob Bendall, aka Highfields at English Wikipedia / Attribution

Buxton Opera House is in The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire, England. It is a 902-seat opera house that hosts the annual Buxton Festival and the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, among others, as well as pantomime at Christmas, musicals and other entertainments year-round. Hosting live performances until 1927, the theatre then was used mostly as a cinema until 1976. In 1979, it was refurbished and reopened as a venue for live performance.

Wikipedia: Buxton Opera House (EN), Website

6. Eccles Pike

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Eccles Pike is an isolated hill three miles west of Chapel en le Frith in the Derbyshire Peak District. It consists of gritstone, pink in colour at the summit. While not as prominent as the surrounding hills of Cracken Edge and Combs Moss, it is popular with walkers. At 370 metres (1,210 ft) above sea level, it offers good views of Manchester to the west and the Kinder Scout plateau to the east. Combs Reservoir lies just south of the hill.

Wikipedia: Eccles Pike (EN)

7. Odin Mine

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Odin Mine is a disused lead mine in the Peak District National Park, situated at grid reference SK133835. It lies on a site of 25 hectares near the village of Castleton, England. It is the oldest documented mine in Derbyshire and is thought to be one of the oldest lead mines in England. The mine is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and has biological and geological significance within the Castleton Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Wikipedia: Odin Mine (EN)

8. The Slopes

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The Slopes is a Grade-II-listed public park in Buxton, Derbyshire in England. The area was laid out by landscape architect Jeffry Wyatville in 1811 for William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, as pleasure grounds for the guests of The Crescent hotel to promenade. The design of The Terrace was modified further by Sir Joseph Paxton in 1859.

Wikipedia: The Slopes, Buxton (EN)

9. St James

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St. James's Church is an Anglican church in the evangelical tradition located in the town of Glossop, Derbyshire, in the North West of England. Along with St. Luke's Church, it makes up Whitfield Parish within Derby Diocese.

Wikipedia: St James' Church Glossop (EN)

10. Pavilion Gardens

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Buxton Pavilion Gardens is a Victorian landscaped public park in the spa town of Buxton in Derbyshire. The River Wye flows through the gardens, which are a Grade II* listed public park of Special Historic Interest.

Wikipedia: Buxton Pavilion Gardens (EN), Website

11. Devil's Arse (Peak Cavern)

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The Peak Cavern, also known as the Devil's Arse, is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. Peakshole Water flows through and out of the cave, which has the largest cave entrance in Britain.

Wikipedia: Peak Cavern (EN)


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