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Friends of Buxton Station show support for Ukraine

child holds hand made decoration and adult leans over dressed in penguin costume

The Friends of Buxton Station (FoBS) were keen to show support for Ukrainian folk settled here in Buxton as well as those still involved in the conflict. The Friends wanted to allow Buxton people to do something positive and welcoming, so hit upon the idea of hosting a community Christmas tree in a public area […]

Autumnal wanderings

It’s hard to beat a walk in the woods at this time of year and the High Peak and Hope Valley lines can offer you some fantastic walking routes to try from many of their stations. Why not take the stress out of your visit by leaving the car behind? Simply sit back on the train and let the scenery roll by, taking you to the chosen destination of your day out. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Summer Bumblebee Safari at Hadfield

Friends of Hadfield and Friends of Glossop Stations are jointly hosting a Bumblebee safari from Hadfield Station on Friday August 19th at 1.15pm. The event is ideal for families with children between 5 and 12. We will firstly take a gentle stroll around the gardens and planters at the station to observe wildlife then continue […]

Peak District Days Out By Rail

This summer you can make great family holiday memories together in the High Peak and Hope Valley. Make a train journey part of your day out and keep the costs low by exploring family-friendly outdoor places.

It’s Community Rail Week 2022!

Local community group joins national campaign encouraging people across UK to ‘give the train a try’ for a healthier, greener future The High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership will join community groups and volunteers across Britain for this year’s Community Rail Week to encourage people to ‘give the train a try’. They are […]

Friends of Buxton Station volunteers get Royal Appointment

Members of local voluntary group, the Friends of Buxton Station (FoBS) enjoyed a very special surprise when they attended the second Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on 18 May.  The group were invited to be there after receiving The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service last June. FoBS Secretary, Sue Mellor and Chairman, Dave Carlisle […]