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Solomon's Temple

| Buxton Country Park, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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Lovely

The walk up to Solomon's temple was lovely, scenery was great, and the view from the top of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mariehaddow
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Ok

We went to the country park after visiting the cavern. It was a nice walk but once you get to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Febe M
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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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  • Average5%
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| Buxton Country Park, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The walk up to Solomon's temple was lovely, scenery was great, and the view from the top of the temple was amazing (and windy, ha ha). Don't be put off by the cows near it, they are used to people and didn't even stop grazing...More

Thank mariehaddow
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the country park after visiting the cavern. It was a nice walk but once you get to the temple I see not much it's good for the view and to stop for few seconds and that is about it reallynot much.

Thank Febe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely walk up to the temple, great views, and the history of the lime kilns too on the way up to it

Thank Saldj62
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely walk from the country park car park through the woods to the temple. Several routes. Plenty of parking available. Cafe and toilets at visitor centre.

Thank alexiatayl0r
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Peak District National Park is full of curious landmarks, and Solomon’s Temple is no exception. It’s a simple two-storey stone structure built in the late 19th century. It replaced an earlier structure which had been built in the early 19th century, of which only...More

2  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A steady climb up through the woods from Poole's Cavern carpark following the yellow markers. The suns rays through the trees were lovely. Once through the wood the tower still looks distant but worth the extra push across the bumpy ground. The wind blew &...More

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk, uphill, from the car park at Pooles Cavern or the one by the Caravan and Motorhome Club site off Grin Low Road (honesty box). Superb views for 360° over the country side.

Thank angelakm2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The route takes about 30mins and is uphill although there are benches to rest on the way. Lovely wooded area that opens into fells where the views are amazing. If you like birds a great place to visit. Can be slippery when wet and very...More

Thank nickan22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice little visit while staying at the caravan site at grin low views r fab on a clear day even though it was wet and windy still worth a visit

Thank myguy567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can easily walk to the Folly from a number of points in Buxton. We walked the blue route from the country park. Routes are well marked. There is a map in the caves reception as well as directions on numerous boards around the park....More

Thank mrslaws
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sam c
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Response from john-singh1 | Reviewed this property |
there is a blue, green and yellow route and times are 45 mins 30 mins and 25 mins. distance roughly depends on route 1/4 mile to a mile.
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