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Day Trip to Buxton Historic Spa Town

Picturesque journey through trails and quiet roads to the historic spa town

  • 3 hr
  • From 80 British pounds
  • Winster Cycling Hub - DE4 2DR

Service Description

From Winster enjoy a day trip to the spa town of Buxton, following the High Peak Trail and a myriad of hidden roads. Discover the attractive limestone villages and landscapes of the white peak and further on your route the bleaker moorlands that surround Buxton. From Winster the route passes via stunning back lanes through the remote villages of Elton and Middleton by Youlgreave to join the High Peak trail near Hartington. Visit the old signal box at the entrance to the trail. You may exit the track at Hurdlow for refreshments at the wonderful Royal Oak before encountering the stunning Upper Dove scenery and distinctive limestone peaks of Dragons Back ridge. Then climb from Earl Sterndale to High Edge (don’t worry it's easy on an eBike) and enjoy 360 degree views before descending through rugged moorland down to Harper Hill where Buxton will reveal itself. A short road trip into the town will complete your journey passing by impressive Georgian and Victorian architecture. Reach the Opera House and ornamental Pavilion Gardens for refreshment whilst soaking in the atmosphere of this vibrant town. You can even refill your water bottle for free from the famous Buxton Spring. For those of you looking for a return trip to Buxton and want to make it a full day trip then take a look at our Rock and Ride Tour which follows the same route but also includes a trip to Poole Cavern Difficulty - Intermediate Red Tour Theme - Towns & Villages, Historic Sites, Geology & Landscapes Surface - Cycle trails, minor roads, off road and short distance on a main road into Buxton town Distance - 21 miles Time allocated - 3 hours Refreshment stops - Winster, Parsley Hay, Great Hurdlow & Buxton Transportation - Tour includes taxi back from Buxton to your starting point at Winster Tour Ref - 24

Upcoming Sessions

Start Point & Booking Queries

  • Winster Cycling Hub - DE4 2DR

    +44 (0)1629 352122

Cancellation Policy

Running Tours is our business so as a general rule we cannot accept last minute cancelation requests where we cannot easily re-book the date. If you need to change the date of your pre-booked tour we do ask for at least seven days notice so that we have the opportunity to re-book your slot. There is no additional charge for changing the date of your tour. If you give us less than 7 days notice and we cannot resell the slot we reserve the right to charge a 50% re-booking fee. We do not offer refunds on cancelled tours only the opportunity to re-book As a general rule we will not cancel any eBike tours based on the weather unless the conditions are so extreme they are not safe for cycling. We use the Met Office to monitor if any severe weather warnings are expected

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