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Solomon’s Temple

Poole's Cavern visitor centre, Buxton SK17 9DH, UK

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About Solomon’s Temple

Solomon's Temple, also known as Grinlow Tower, is a Victorian folly near the spa metropolis of Buxton inside the Derbyshire Peak District.  The structure is a 20-foot-high, two-story tower built on top of a Bronze Age barrow, sitting on top of a ridge at a height of 440 meters above sea level.  The tower does not contain anything other than the staircase to the top. It is a Grade II listed building.



Attractions near Solomon’s Temple

Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park0.88km from Solomon’s Temple

This great carboniferous limestone cavern is one of the finest show caves in England and boasts many strange and wondrous formations and so more.  There has been Evidence of prehistoric life from the Neolithic and early Bronze ages have been found. It will be a new experience visiting this place.

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery1.65km from Solomon’s Temple

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery focuses its collection on history, geology and archaeology primarily from the Peak District and Derbyshire. With over 1,200 objects on display, covering 360 million years of history. Geology: explore a time when sharks swam across the Peak District and when giant dragonflies rule the sky! Ice Age Animals.

The Pavilion Gardens1.71km from Solomon’s Temple

The Pavilion Gardens is a beautiful, historic venue Set within twenty-three acres of magnificent, landscaped gardens and play areas, dating back to 1871 which superbly shows off the Victorian splendor of Buxton.  The unique personality and characteristics of this Grade II listed building also provides the ideal backdrop for private bookings and Pavilion Gardens offers comprehensive and bespoke packages for weddings and special occasions, conferences and meetings, festivals and events.

Errwood Reservoir5.25km from Solomon’s Temple

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.

Parkhouse Hill5.45km from Solomon’s Temple

Parkhouse Hill is a small but distinctive hill in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire. It lies on the north side of the River Dove, close to the border with Staffordshire. For many years access to Parkhouse Hill was difficult, as there was no right of way to the summit. Access is now possible under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, as the hill is a designated access area.

Ruin of Errwood Hall5.48km from Solomon’s Temple

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.

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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.