Whaley Bridge

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Whaley Bridge [1] is a small town in Derbyshire, surrounded by the Peak District National Park, at the head of the Peak Forest Canal. It is a popular place to start walking along the Goyt Valley

Get in[edit]

  • By rail on the line between Buxton and Manchester
  • By bus including the 199 Skyline bus running from Manchester Airport to Buxton
  • Car parking at Tom Brad's Croft near the Canal Basin [2]

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Peak Forest Canal [3]
  • Goyt Valley [4]
  • Toddbrook Reservoir [5]
  • Whaley Bridge Memorial Park
  • Roosdyche

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Cafes and restaurants include

  • Cock Inn, Buxton Road [6]
  • Memories of India, Indian restaurant on Buxton Rd.
  • Bella's cafe [7]
  • Teazel's cafe on Canal Street
  • Vito's Trattoria - An Italian Restruant on Market Street [8]
  • Zayka. Indian restaurant in town centre[9]

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Drum and Monkey. Chapel Road. Free House. Formerly the Board Inn
  • The Goyt. 8 Bridge Street, Whaley Bridge. SK23 7LR. Tel: 01663 732840 . Popular back-street local on Bridge Street with beers from the Punch Taverns range.
  • The Railway. 33-35 Market Street Whaley Bridge,SK23 7AA. Tel: 01663 732245 . Beer from Robinsons. Function room. Live music & film showings.
  • The White Hart. Market Street, SK23 7HN
  • The Shepherd's Arms. 7 Old Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HR. Tel: 01663 732384 . Very popular small traditional pub. Extensive range of beers from Marstons. Beer Garden
  • The Cock Inn. 22 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7JE. Tel: 01663 733384 . Beer from Robinsons. Recently renovated. Food [10]
  • The White Horse. 141 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge. SK23 7HX. Tel: 01663 732617 . At the south end of the town at the junction of the A5004 and B5470
  • The Shady Oak. Fernilee, Nr. Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HD. Tel: 01663 733658 A Marston's country pub about 2 miles south of the town centre on the A5004 at Fernilee in the Goyt Valley. Food. Rooms. The start and end point of many good walks in the Goyt Valley. [11]

Currently closed, but may reopen

  • Jodrell Arms. Imposing town centre pub by the Railway Station. Apparently undergoing renovation.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Spire House, a converted chapel [12]
  • Kinrara Bed and Breakfast, with views over Toddbrook reservoir and the High Peak [13].
  • Springbank, [14]
  • Shady Oak, [15]

Get out[edit]

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