Buxton, England 1st Sept.

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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby liverpoolken » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:24 am

goodness me diane i have just returned from london after seeing andrew scott's magnificent take on hamlet and as much as i try i have to say i can't see any connection between the prince of denmark and the 'prince of yorkshire'...but anyways about time we started thinking about our weekend in buxton.....

seeing as we are calling it a walking weekend methinks we should start thinking of a planning a walk on the saturday...there are plenty of easy circular walks starting and finishing in buxton ....i was thinking of choosing a walk were we could have a traditional pub lunch somewhere on the way...

so any suggestions?.....i'm sure pete must have an idea or two.....

i will start with suggesting the 5 mile walk from buxton to dove holes ...although not a circular walk we could get to dove holes for lunch and have a mosey around...hourly trains back to buxton which only takes 8 minutes...or alternatively buxton to chapel-en-le-frith...ta ken
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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby Diane » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:42 am

Ken, you're right of course. The Prince of Yorkshire is far more complex, poetic and funny.

Your suggestions sound good to me. I don't know the area, and if nobody else shows up here to bash out a plan, maybe the group is sufficiently small that we can sort our itinerary in the pub on the first night there?
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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby liverpoolken » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:42 pm

i know paula has already booked her train so i was wondering what time folk are arriving on friday...time for lunch or dinner?...or dinner or tea as we say up north...hopefully everybody will be around in the evening...i can arrive anytime friday and can head home anytime on sunday.....looking forward to meeting up again with the orignal leonard cohen walking group...t

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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby Paula » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:41 pm

I am arriving at 4 p.m. in Buxton on the Thursday and leaving at 1:30 p.m. on the Sunday.
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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby margaret » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:28 pm

Hi folks,
I have been totally out of reach on holiday after leaving home without my phone, which I have just found stuck down the side of the seatbelt holder of my car after a short journey I made before going away.

John and I will be arriving on Thursday for 3 nights so can pick up some information from the tourist office. I had hoped to have a night away in Buxton before our weekend to "test the water" but life has been a bit busy!
I will need a shorter walk on Friday before I can work up to a 5 mile one!

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Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Postby liverpoolken » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:26 am

diane...i love your idea of planning our walks in the pub the night beforehand...i have so many happy memories of our previous planning meetings in pubs....ta ken
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