Solomon's Temple

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Solomon's Temple
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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 surrounding Peak District landscape and the Spa town of Buxton in the valley below.
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Caroline G
South Elmsall, UK19 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Base in Buxton for a long weekend break and decided to climb up to Solomon's Temple as the sun was starting to set. Gorgeous views, but also incredible light and the history of the lime kilns. A bit of a climb but doable with an average fitness level.
Written 29 April 2022
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Paul M
Bradford, UK3 contributions
Apr 2022
Really nice walk with the family, the highlight although is the walk inside the little forest before someone reach the temple. But overall, a nice walk.
Written 26 April 2022
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spaceman28
UK146 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Great little tower with good views. A must do walk taking in the Country Park. We walked a circuit and stopped at the tower on the way round. All free and not busy.
Written 15 April 2022
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Darren H
Greenfield, UK7 contributions
Apr 2022
Not a difficult walk, can be a little challenging, but a great view when we got to the top, well worth it if the weather is on your side
Written 11 April 2022
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Diane B
Ramsey, UK99 contributions
Mar 2022
The views are worth the walk which is fairly easy although uphill. It was a very windy day when we visited so we didn't stay too long. If you are in Buxton this is a must
Written 15 March 2022
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ellalockley
Walkden, UK31 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
Great walk suitable for children and beginners.
Takes around 30 mins to walk up.
Rather slippery in bad weather

Walking distance from town centre, train station etc
Written 20 February 2022
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Avux99
Cheshire, UK483 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Walked up from Poole’s Cavern car park, just over half a mile up to the temple from there. First up a flight of steps up to the upper level of Grin Low wood, then continuing up on paths to the temple itself. You can go up the temple, it isn’t locked & there is a spiral staircase within it. Decent views from the top of the Buxton area.
Written 22 January 2022
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Madalyn H
Huddersfield, UK1,753 contributions
Jan 2022
A good destination from Buxton for a walk on a pleasant day. Extensive views - can be a little muddy and slippery in winter.
Written 11 January 2022
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Annie Mac
Littleborough, UK4 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Great walk up to the Tower. There’s a car park at the bottom. Steep walk up the path to begin with but only for a short distance & then opens out to the hillside where the gradient isn’t too steep. Didn’t take too long to reach the Tawer.
We have 2 dogs & they were able to be off the lead for the route.
Sure there will be different routes that are longer through the woods but this suited us perfectly.
You can walk up the spiral staircase inside the tower to take in spectacular views from the top.
Written 1 November 2021
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fusseycat
Bradford-on-Avon, UK15 contributions
Sep 2021
I enjoyed it very much and worth the climb. Yes of course it is uphill all the way but a good path. However the map showed different coloured paths but they were not marked and the signs that were there were cover in moss or worn out, perhaps these could be renewed.

Lovely at the top good views and nearly 360 view. I took a picnic and found a nice sheltered spot to sit. Good view of Buxton.

at the car park there is a wonderful wild flower garden, just a picture. The cafe is nice with lovely friendly staff, very obliging. Gift shop small but nice. Did not do the cave though I spoke to a few people who highly recommended it.
Written 6 October 2021
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