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Shining Tor

Shining Tor, Macclesfield SK10 5XL, UK

1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

About Shining Tor

Shining Tor is a hill with a height of 559 meters above sea level in the Peak District of England.  One of the beautiful trekking destinations and The views from the top are superb on a clear day. Looking out over the Cheshire Plain, you'll easily pick out the hills of the Clwydian Range in North Wales and the Wrekin in Shropshire, as well as numerous local landmarks, including Shutlingsloe, and the large Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank.



Attractions near Shining Tor

Ruin of Errwood Hall1.69km from Shining Tor

This once-magnificent country house, enjoying wonderful views over the picturesque Goyt Valley, is now just a sad pile of stones. It survived for less than 100 years. It was built around 1843 and demolished in 1934. Click on any of the posts below for information relating to the hall. I’ve managed to collect quite a few old photos showing the hall in all its former glory. The Hall still gets thousands of visitors every year, drawn to the mystique of the mansion in the woods.

Errwood Reservoir2.44km from Shining Tor

Errwood Reservoir is a drinking-water reservoir in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, close to the counties of Cheshire and Staffordshire.  It was situated in a naturally beautiful location and it provides drinking water for the town of Stockport and its surrounding areas, and it holds 4,215 million liters.

Macclesfield Forest2.7km from Shining Tor

Macclesfield Forest is a working forest around a cascade of reservoirs; Trentabank, Ridgegate, Teggsnose, and Bottoms. The mixture of water and woodland habitat makes Macclesfield Forest an excellent place for wildlife lovers, with red deer and many birds including Heron Broods in Cheshire’s largest heronry. One of the good trekking destination and also you cans spend some good time there.

Trentabank Reservoir3.99km from Shining Tor

Trentabank Reservoir is located within Macclesfield Forest, partly in the Peak District National Park in England, and is home to rich unimproved uplands and grasslands. The reservoir is surrounded mainly by coniferous plantations and is also home to about 22 pairs of herons.

Upper Goyt Valley4.44km from Shining Tor

A beautiful valley located in the southern section of the valley of the River Goyt in North West England. Stunning views across the Errwood Reservoir, picturesque natural scenery, and endless rolling hills make Goyt Valley the perfect location for an adventurous day out in the Peak District.  One of the good trekking destinations and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.

Tegg's Nose Country Park4.45km from Shining Tor

Tegg's Nose Country Park sits on the western flanks of the Pennines overlooking Macclesfield and the Cheshire Plain to the west. Rock and man have created a landscape of dry stone walls and sturdy barns adding to the dramatic character of the steep sided valleys while many of the hill tops are pitted with old quarries.

Where is Shining Tor

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Cheshire, a geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England. The county covers 905 square miles and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals, and silk.