Why take the train to Chinley?
Chinley railway station was once an important junction, and it was common to change trains in Chinley if you were on your way to Manchester, London or Sheffield. Nowadays, the station is mainly used by commuters and tourists who want to take a hike through the area’s scenic countryside.
The pretty rural village of Chinley sits within the Blackbrook Valley in the Peak District National Park. This makes it the perfect base if you want to explore the incredible surrounding landscape, including Eccles Pike and Cracken Edge.
In fact, take a train to Chinley and you can make a whole weekend of it as the village is also just a few miles from the towns of Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop.Buy tickets