Whaley Bridge

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Whaley Bridge is a small town in Derbyshire, surrounded by the Peak District National Park, at the head of the Peak Forest Canal. It is a popular place to start walking along the Goyt Valley.

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  • Peak Forest Canal [2]
  • Goyt Valley [3]
  • Toddbrook Reservoir [4]
  • Whaley Bridge Memorial Park
  • Roosdyche




Cafés and restaurants include:

  • Cock Inn. Buxton Road
  • Memories of India, Indian restaurant on Buxton Rd.
  • Bella's cafe.
  • Teazel's cafe on Canal Street
  • Vito's Trattoria. An Italian restaurant on Market Street
  • Zayka. An Indian restaurant in town centre


  • The Goyt8 Bridge Street, SK23 7LR +44 1663 732840. Popular back-street local on Bridge Street with beers from the Punch Taverns range.
  • The Railway33-35 Market Street, SK23 7AA +44 1663 732245. Beer from Robinsons. Function room. Live music & film showings.
  • The White HartMarket Street, SK23 7HN.
  • The Shepherd's Arms, SK23 7HR7 Old Road +44 1663 732384. Very popular small traditional pub. Extensive range of beers from Marstons. Beer Garden
  • The Cock Inn22 Buxton Road, SK23 7JE +44 1663 733384. Beer from Robinsons. Recently renovated. Food
  • The White Horse141 Buxton Road, SK23 7HX +44 1663 732617. At the south end of the town at the junction of the A5004 and B5470
  • The Shady OakFernilee, Nr. Whaley Bridge, SK23 7HD +44 1663 733658. A Marston's country pub about 2 miles south of the town centre on the A5004 at Fernilee in the Goyt Valley. Food. Rooms. The start and end point of many good walks in the Goyt Valley.

Currently closed, but may reopen

  • Jodrell Arms. Imposing town centre pub by the Railway Station. Apparently undergoing renovation.
  • Board Inn. Chapel Road. Robinsons. Currently up for auction.


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