The Buxworth Community Gala will take place around Bugsworth Basin:

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There are many footpaths that can be taken to Bugsworth Basin including a short detour from the Goyt Way, just before Bridge 34, along the canal into the Basin.

The Goyt Way is a 10 mile easy access walk from Whaley Bridge to Etherow Country Park. The route initially follows the towpath of the Peak Forest Canal and later the path of the River Goyt.

The Peak Forest Tramway Trail runs from Bugsworth Basin for 2.6kms to Charley Lane near Bridgeholm Green. From there you can take public footpaths to see the historic viaducts in Chapel Milton and on to Chapel-en-le-Frith where bus and rail services will return you to Buxton or Whaley Bridge. The Peak Forest Tramway brought limestone and gritstone from local quarries to be loaded onto boats at Bugsworth Basin.


Bugsworth Basin is on the Pennine Cycleway, part of National Cycle Network Route 68.

By Car

There are free car parks at Whaley Bridge and Chapel-en-le-Frith. The Navigation Inn at Bugsworth Basin has a car park for customers.

By Train

Bugsworth Basin is a short walk along the canal, from Whaley Bridge, on the Buxton to Manchester line, or along the Peak Forest Tramway Trail from Chinley on the Manchester to Sheffield line. Timetable Enquiries: Tel 08457 484950

By Bus

Local bus services 189 and 190 run from Buxton via Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chinley and BUXWORTH to Whaley Bridge. No Sunday Service but the 199 does run from Buxton, via Whaley Bridge and Stockport to Manchester Airport. Timetable Enquiries


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