Top 8 Things to do in Glossop, England

Glossop is a market town in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England, about 15 miles (24 km) east of Manchester, 24 miles (39 km) west of Sheffield and 32 miles (51 km) north of the county town, Matlock. Glossop is near Derbyshire's county borders with Cheshire, Greater Manchester, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. It is between 150 and 300 metres (492 and 984 ft) above mean sea level, and is a gateway to the Peak District National Park.

1. Manor Park

Park Park 32 Manor Park Road, Glossop SK13 7SH, England Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 131 reviews

Manor Park

Reviewed By Y3848JGjamesm - Glossop, United KingdomGlossop, United Kingdom

Going downhill

This is the main park in Glossop. It is very well used for different types of recreation, from Jogging to Dog Walking.As with most of the park's in the country, it is starting to show signs of poor maintenance and lack of improvements.Many of the historic

2. Longdendale Trail

Glossop, England Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Biking Trails
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4.5 based on 51 reviews

Longdendale Trail

Reviewed By ARGC - Glossop, United KingdomGlossop, United Kingdom

Fantastic running route.

I have visited many times. It's always great for running and walking. From Hadfield to the Woodhead tunnels is 10km so you can turn in your own half marathon if you want! It's straight and seems level (although rises by about 100 metres over the 10km) bei

3. Lymefield Arts & Crafts Centre

Lymefield, Broadbottom, Glossop SK14 6AG, England Museums, Shopping, Art Galleries
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5 based on 19 reviews

Lymefield Arts & Crafts Centre

Reviewed By f1sandie

Lovely surroundings

Called in on the way to the garden centre was suprised what a lovely range of crafts was on show to buy. Went to the garden centre and then back to the centre. Bought a couple of things then had coffee and homemade cake - fab. Great surroundings and very

4. Howard Park

Dinting Road, Glossop SK13 7DS, England Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 18 reviews

Howard Park

Reviewed By Sarahlk_t - Manchester, United KingdomManchester, United Kingdom

A hidden gem

Beautiful, well maintained park containing forest, water features and a well maintained play park.Next door to the town swimming pool. Lovely open spaces for picnics.

5. Snake Pass

A57, Glossop, England Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Scenic Drives
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Snake Pass

Reviewed By michellewO1252BW - Bedfordshire, United KingdomBedfordshire, United Kingdom

Beautiful view and hair raising drive!

The A57 or Snake Pass is not for the faint hearted! My husband has driven once before and really enjoyed it so wanted us to experience the thrill of the winding roads, heights and beautiful views again. There are some places that you can stop and take pho

6. "Over-Exposed!" Crash Site

Snake road | Just Off Pennine Way Trail, Glossop, England Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

"Over-Exposed!" Crash Site

Reviewed By Steve L - Yaxley, United KingdomYaxley, United Kingdom

superfortress--over-exposed, Crash site

What an amazing place this is, But can also be very erie,Please show respect, as 13 people died here.It is a crash site of a Superfortress 44-61999 'Over-Exposed, It it easy to get to as long as you take care and where the correct clothing and foot wear,

7. Glossop Swimming Pool

Dinting Road, Glossop SK13 7DS, England Fun & Games, Sports Complexes
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4 based on 4 reviews

Reviewed By mrmetalmickey - Glossop, United KingdomGlossop, United Kingdom

Lovely victorian swimming baths

Great old victorian swimming baths with good facilities.Good range of classes and a fantastic inflatable assault course available for parties. Set in the grounds of Howard park with its beautiful open spaces, duck pond and play park.Free parking on site.

8. Yummy's Pizza & Kebab

26 High Street, Glossop SK13 8AD, England Food & Drink, Other Food & Drink
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Reviewed By andrewmS7514IA - Glossop, United KingdomGlossop, United Kingdom

Great kebabs & lightening fast delivery!

Need a fresh, hot and tasty kebab? I have Yummy's on speed dial.When we don't want to cook and want something quick, the char grilled chicken kebabs are excellent and served with fresh salad we never feel guilty after a Yummy's!

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