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Ashwood Park, Buxton

Ashwood Park runs along the side of the River Wye and is often used as a green pathway from Fairfield in to the centre of Buxton.on the edge of town.


Ashwood Park, Bakewell Road, Buxton SK17 9TB


On street parking is available on Bakewell Road (A6) next to the park, or town centre car parks.
Ashwood Park is also served by bus stops along Bakewell Road.

Facilities and features

  • formal landscaping and shrubberies
  • paths and seating
  • croquet green and pavilion
  • play area for children aged 0 to 12
  • multi-use games area
  • tennis court

Caring for the site

  • put your litter or dog waste in the bins provided
  • keep your dog under control
  • follow the  countryside code [2MB]


Looking after our parks

You can contact us about parks anytime by completing one of our forms below.

For a general enquiry please use the form below.

If you need to report a problem in one of our parks or play areas please use one of the below forms.

Events in our parks

We like to have events and activities going on in our parks.

Friends of Ashwood Park

Although not an 'official' friends group the Buxton Town Team are involved with Ashwood Park.
Visit Buxton Town Team on Facebook to join the group and find out how you can help improve Buxton.

Parks Management Plans

The parks individual management plan will define the current and future management and maintenance of the park for a 10-year period from 2021 to 2031.

The plan aims to provide clear direction for the future management and maintenance of the park, ensuring that the park is conserved and enhanced in its entirety whilst balancing the needs of visitors and residents alike.

Ashwood Park Management Plan 2023-33 [2MB]