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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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Glorious views

On a good day with clear weather the walk up to the temple is superb. The views from the top are glorious although you may have to dodge the cow pats at the bottom of the entrance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a good day with clear weather the walk up to the temple is superb. The views from the top are glorious although you may have to dodge the cow pats at the bottom of the entrance as you start the climb up. The surrounding area is good for walking with hardcore paths through the woods from Buxton or there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful walking area above Buxton. Great views of the town...on a good day. Nearly always windy but worth the walk.

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Thank JohnYates7
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are three different ways to walk to reach this monument, and the reward when reached is superb views. Could be muddy during the wet season, so walking boots/wellies are recommended. Car park is £3 all day.

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Thank MikeandLyndaC
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked this place. Didn't go in the cavern in the car park but really enjoyed the woodland walk up to the temple and the vast surrounding countryside. Really nice leisurely walk up aswell. Not too strenuous.

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Thank lst33
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this the long way round as a stop on a 6 mile trek, so I cannot really comment on how easy it is to get to, if you just want to go and have a look. It is on the other hand a nice folly with great views over the hills and the town. It will be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk though the woods up to the tower. Unfortunately we picked the wrong day as couldn't see anything from the top for fog!

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Thank Paul M
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our junior athletic club use the climb up to the temple as a training run every week of the year, I am not suggesting that all visitors try to do the same but the view is amazing, great place to do the 360 degree photo from the top of the temple tower.

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Thank geoffworsley
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk from Poole cavern wasn't too difficult yet quite hilly, would recommend walking boots and waterproofs. Great views from the top.

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Thank dempsey92
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started from the Poole Caves to the solomos's temple, its quite a walk, a steep path and then at the top some hilly land. The views were amazing though from the top of the tower. If it's been raining then wear walking boots or wellies.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit ,3 pounds for all day parking 👍🏻,visitors centre very helpful . We just ready for wet climbing hill but there are many snow around ,we follow the yellow sign footpath ,not a easy mission . Take about 15mins to walk up than can saw the Temple on 500 yards ,challenge begin ,wet grass ,up & down hill... More 

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