Longnor Market Square, Peak District

Longnor Market Square, Peak District

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Posted 2012-12-22 by Midlands & Morefollow
Longnor is a Peak District village located on the River Manifold not far from the White Peak area and the limestone valley of Dovedale in the southern peaks. This small village is surrounded by bright green fields and beautiful scenery for miles around.



Apart from the hiking paths and lovely countryside to explore, the village contains the 18th century stone chapel, St Bartholomew's Church, and a collection of old stone cottages. This quiet, rustic village is such a contrast to the heaving metropolis of London, only a few hours away, that you may have the impression that you've stepped back a few centuries in time.



The main reason to direct your peak walk toward Longnor is for a stop in Market Square, which contains one of the best fish and chips shops in the peaks, as well as a tea room converted from the old market hall.

The Manifold Tea Room and Take-Away, otherwise called the Longnor Fish and Chip Shop, is located right on the corner of the market square and is well-known locally for their fresh-caught fish and friendly service. In the summer, when there are lots of walkers wandering through the village, the chip shop is so busy that orders need to be phoned in to avoid long waits. On my frosty winter visit, however, I was the only person in the shop.

%%The Market Place
Longnor
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 0NT
01298 83317%%


Across the square is the Longnor Craft Centre, which caters to peak district visitors and fondly advertises itself as being "muddy boot-friendly." The craft centre contains a lovely tea and coffee shop with "legendary" homemade cakes and scones, as well as soups and lunch items made from locally sourced ingredients.

%%The Market Hall
Longnor
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 0NT
01298 83587%%

So, the best fist and chips shop in the district is hidden under the name of "Tea Room" and one of the best tea rooms in the district is hidden under the name of "Craft Centre", but on your next walk through Longnor you'll know exactly how to find them.

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