Glossop on the western edge of the Peak District National Park sits in the foothills of The Pennines. This location offers plenty of first class outdoor activities on the doorstep and you’ll find that accommodation in the area provides a lovely location for a cottage holiday in Derbyshire.
A bustling market town, Glossop has a rich history of Roman settlement and early cotton-mill industrial money, which is evident in the many beautiful old buildings and monuments across the town. The older parts of the town are full of quaint stone cottages that border Manor Park, a popular place for picnics and family fun; it once formed the gardens at the Manor House of the Duke of Norfolk. The town has a number of good restaurants and cafes as well as a thriving live music scene, with many small bars and venues throughout the town.
Just 14 miles from Manchester and with both The Pennines and the Peak District National Park right at your doorstep, Glossop is a great place to set up camp to explore the great outdoors. Whether you decide to take to the peaks, trek the moors or explore the reservoirs of the Longdendale Valley, you''ll never run out of wonderful views and things to do. Glossop is especially well located for visiting the Dark Peak region of the National Park, including Black Hill and Bleaklow.
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