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Solomon's Temple

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Address: | Buxton Country Park, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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A stroll through Buxton Country park from Poole's Cavern leads to the...

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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Refreshing walk

It was the day after storm Doris so muddy in partswas a lovely refreshing walk following our visit to the Poole cavern. Not very long but includes numerous steps and quite steep... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was the day after storm Doris so muddy in partswas a lovely refreshing walk following our visit to the Poole cavern. Not very long but includes numerous steps and quite steep in parts. It is well signposted and worth it for the fabulous views atop the temple.

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Thank Maggie O
Peak District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The monument is reached after a half hour walk through an open hard wood area (good for bird watching), which leads on to an open hill top. From there one has a 360 degree view over Buxton and surrounding area. Solomon's Temple/Column can be climbed via an internal stair case. The woods have several nature walks through it, so one... More 

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Radstock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A most interesting walk from the car park at Poole's Cavern. There are sculptures and information boards to look at on the way. On a clear day the view from the top of the tower is fantastic!

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Thank JFMClark
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Solomon's Temple during a long walk around the area. It's brilliant that something like this is still accessible to the public. There's a bit of a walk up to the monument but there's a car park with public toilets only a short walk away if you don't fancy the hike. We visited on a cold, rainy and blustery day... More 

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Thank Dazff
Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple as its known to local people has amazing views .Ideal for walkers , dog friendly areas up to temple ,great for children to run about and explore

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Thank andreahindle
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit...lovely country park and the views from Solomon's is well worth the walk. Visitors centre is great with a good cafe.... this too is dog friendly. Only a short walk into town from here so all in all,a good day out.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lovely walk up to solomons temple is a treat and once your up the the view is astonishing,. highly recommend .

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Thank bethmile101
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely scenic views. Lovely walk through Buxton country park to get there. All up hill but worth it once there

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon Solomon's Temple by chance after staying in the pretty town of Buxton. The temple is just a few minutes drive out of town and there is a car park with a honesty box. After parking, it's about a 15 minute walk up a gentle hill. It had been snowing when we visited but still worth the short... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit and the views are breathtaking. Well worth the hike up to the top, just watch out as the weather can change very quickly

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