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The henge monument at Arbor Low
Hundreds of Cheshire in Domesday Book. Areas highlighted in pink became part of Flintshire in Wales.
A High Peak panorama between Hayfield and Chinley
Filling bottles with water at St Ann's Well
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
Map of Cheshire in 1577.
Towns around the Peak District
Buxton Wells, from a 1610 map
A cross-section of northern Derbyshire, from west to east, showing the approximate structure of an eroded dome, with younger Coal Measure rocks to the east, and older limestone exposed in the centre
Wilmslow Church
Rivers around the Peak District
Buxton in 1965 with shoppers and tourists filling Spring Gardens
A resident of Knutsford sanding the street in celebration of May Day in 1920
The Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest Canal
Buxton Town Hall (on the right)
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
Lewis Carroll memorial window (featuring the Hatter and March Hare)
Thor's Cave seen from the Manifold Way
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Alderley Edge in 1951
A view of the Edale valley from Mam Tor
Nocturnal view of the restored Buxton Thermal Baths, and Brian Clarke's modern stained glass canopy over the Cavendish Arcade
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
Anderton Boat Lift
Tunsted Quarry
Corbar Hill and the Dome
County Hall, Matlock
Chester Weir on the River Dee
Buxton Crescent and St Ann's Well
Palace Hotel
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
Canal cutting by Chester city walls
A well dressing at Hayfield
Corbar Cross
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
Manchester Ship Canal from Ellesmere Port Dock towards Stanlow
Paragliding from Mam Tor
Buxton Opera House
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Looking southeast over the Roaches and Hen Cloud
Buxton Raceway
Flag of Derbyshire
Map showing tunnels beneath the Peak District
View of Buxton from Solomon's Temple
Totley Tunnel on the Manchester to Sheffield line
Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, Vanity Fair, 1903
Walkers above the Derwent Reservoir
Herbert Eisner
Chatsworth House, the setting for a 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice
Vera Brittain
Ladybower Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, set location for The Dam Busters
Lloyd Cole, 2010
Mick Andrews, 1976
Station exterior in 1965. The present station is on the left and the former Midland Railway station is in the centre of the picture

Buxton is a spa town in the Borough of High Peak, Derbyshire, England.

- Buxton

It includes much of the Peak District National Park, the southern end of the Pennine range of hills and part of the National Forest.

- Derbyshire

It is bordered by the counties of Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Wales to the west.

- Cheshire

Mostly in Derbyshire, it extends into Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

- Peak District

It borders Greater Manchester to the north-west, West Yorkshire to the north, South Yorkshire to the north-east, Nottinghamshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south-east, Staffordshire to the west and south-west and Cheshire to the west.

- Derbyshire

It lies close to Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

- Buxton

Later they settled round Buxton, famed for its warm springs, and set up a fort near modern-day Derby in an area now known as Little Chester.

- Derbyshire

Outside the park, the wider Peak District often includes the area approximately between Disley and Sterndale Moor, encompassing Buxton and the Peak Dale corridor.

- Peak District

Cheshire covers a boulder clay plain separating the hills of North Wales and the Peak District (the area is also known as the Cheshire Gap).

- Cheshire

Within the current ceremonial county and the unitary authority of Cheshire East the highest point is Shining Tor on the Derbyshire/Cheshire border between Macclesfield and Buxton, at 559 m above sea level.

- Cheshire
The henge monument at Arbor Low

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