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County - Derbyshire | Map
Tel code: 01457 | code search
Postcode: SK13 | code search
Population: 32400
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Birthplace of:
Vivienne Westwood
Eileen Cooper

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Folk Customs:
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football
Derbyshire Well Dressing
Roping Out Wedding Custom

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Glossop Outdoor Market
"Glossop Outdoor Market is a small friendly market which is open every Friday and Saturday throughout the year. The market offers a wide variety of goods for sale and ..." More

Wren’s Nest Pub & Carvery
"Excellant value for money. food very nice,really nice staff and atmospher, can not fault it. best i have been to in ages.

Date visited: JULY 2011 ..." More

Glossop Outdoor Market
"Glossop is a small market town in the High Peak of Derbyshire. It has both a market hall and an outdoor market which sell a wide variety of goods, ..." More

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Nestling in the foothills of the Pennines, the Peak District town of Glossop is a truly historic place steeped in English heritage, with evidence of Roman, Saxon, Norman and Medieval occupation, parts of a Roman fort can still be seen today. Though Glossop Hall has been demolished, it formed part of the estate owned by the Dukes of Norfolk until sold to the town Council in 1924. the park remains as a public park. The industrial town is surrounded by arable and pasture land reaching towards the edge of the moors and the panoramic views of the Derbyshire hills are a sight to behold. As with many other Peak towns and villages, Glossop is somewhat of a Mecca for walkers and ramblers. And for those who prefer more active sports, the town has an abundance of recreational facilities including leisure centre, swimming pool, squash courts and golf course. Railway enthusiasts will enjoy the display of restored steam engines in the town’s Exhibition Hall. Glossop mixes cultures old and new, continuing the ancient tradition of well dressing while becoming quite famous for hosting jazz and global music festivals. Access to the town is convenient with a direct railway link to Manchester.

Accountant

Design For Life
High Peak Accountancy Services
James & Co Accountancy Limited
Lomas & Co Chartered Accountants Ltd
M A S Associates
Peak Business Solutions

Care Home

Merseybank Care Home

Classes

Yoga - F Leigh

Club

Blues Club

Dentist

Crossley Lomas
Durgan & Ashworth Dental Care
High Street Dental Clinic
Legg & Associates

Doctor

Cottage Lane Surgery
Group Practice Centre
Lambgates Surgery
Manor House Surgery
Pennine Road Surgery

Estate Agent

Bridgfords Ltd
Clough F J & Co

Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Rothwells Estate Agents
Ryder & Dutton
Shield Property Services

Golf Club

Glossop and District

Market

Glossop Indoor Market
Glossop Outdoor Market

Pub and Bar

Bulls Head
Centurion
Commercial Inn
Hare & Hounds
Jubilee
Moon & Sixpence
Surrey Arms
Wheatsheaf
Wren’s Nest Pub & Carvery

Restaurant

Centurion
Hare & Hounds
Kinnaree Thai Restaurant
Marmaris

Pizzeria Firenze
Ristorante Napoli
Wheatsheaf
Wind in the Willows Hotel
Wren’s Nest Pub & Carvery

Solicitor

Aspinall Wright
Bakers Solicitors
Davis Blank Furniss
Harrison Townend & Ormeshers

Taxi

A 2 B Taxis
Goldline Taxis
New Line Taxis
Shadow Taxis

Vet

Ashdale Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Glossop Cricket Club (Cricket)
Glossop Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Glossop Kinder Velo (Cycling)
Glossop North End (Amateur Football)
Hadfield St Andrew's Sports Club CC (Cricket)

Shops

Glossop Bookshop

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MDS Book Sales
Bloom N Things
Flowers & Gifts
Boots
J W Mettrick & Son Ltd
Wimberry Hill Garden Centre
Animal Outlets
The Mews Pharmacy
Moorland Pharmacy Ltd
A Jackson
The Shoe Shop
A & B Shoes
The Green Box Company
George Street Books
Sage Green Interiors
Glossop Eyewear
Chocolate & Coffee Shop
Martins Manor Stores
Praze Fine Foods Ltd
Roy Green & Son
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Pets At Home
Pebbles Gift Shop

Antiques

Chapel Antiques
Cottage Antiques

Activities

stunts.org.uk(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Glossop

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Peakdale Lodge (0.11 miles)

Peakdale Lodge

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Peakdale Lodge is a family run B&B situated in the center of Glossop in the Peak District. Our rooms are all comfortable and well furnished with en-suite, tea and coffee ... More

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Wind in the Willows Hotel (0.98 miles)

Wind in the Willows Hotel

The Wind in the Willows is a delightful family owned early Victorian Country House Hotel set amidst unspoilt views of the Peak District National Park and nestles in the heather clad hills of the Pennines.

The ... More | visit website

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Windy Harbour Farm Hotel (1.12 miles)

Windy Harbour Farm Hotel

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Windy Harbour Farm Hotel is in the heart of Glossopdale Valley on the B6105, at the gateway to the Peak District. It boasts panoramic views of Derbyshire, including Longdendale and the Snake ... More

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Hikers and Bikers B&B (1.45 miles)

Hikers and Bikers B&B

Hikers and Bikers B&B is a comfortable, cozy and well appointed guest house providing warm en-suite rooms with constant hot water, safe cycle storage and free car park an ideal stopover for cyclists and hikers ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Manchester Hyde (3.84 miles)

Located at the end of M67, with excellent transport links to the rest of the Manchester area. This hotel is ideally positioned for a visit to the Peak District, leading directly on to the Trans ... More | visit website
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The Bridge End (4.49 miles)

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We are based in the village of Hayfield in the High Peak; in the heart of mountains, moors and beautiful scenery yet less than 40 minutes from Manchester City Centre, ... More

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The Waltzing Weasel Inn (4.51 miles)

The Waltzing Weasel Inn
The Waltzing Weasel is a Traditional quintessential English Inn - approximately 400 years old located in the walking country of the High Peak in the Peak District. Views of Kinder Scout and surrounding hills and ... More | visit website
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Pack Horse Inn (4.92 miles)

Pack Horse Inn
The Pack Horse inn is a great place to sit and enjoy a drink whist appreciating the glorious scenery. The Pack Horse inn prides itself on freshly-prepared; locally-sourced food. You'll also be very comfortable ... More | visit website
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Oakfield Lodge (5.47 miles)

Oakfield Lodge

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Oakfield Lodge a family run guest house established in 1976. We offer a pleasant stay in the charming village of Marple and Marple bridge. Good transport links to Stockport and ... More

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Barton Villa (6.39 miles)

Barton Villa

The Barton Villa Guesthouse is conveniently situated 7 miles from Manchester City centre.
The Barton Villa Guest House is situated close all road networks and attractions within the area. Barton Villa offers comfortable accommodation and offers ... More | visit website

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