The Soldier Dick
The Soldier Dick is a charming, quintessential 18th century coaching inn located with the glorious Peak District National Park.
It's positioning on the main A6 Buxton to Stockport route affords fantastic transportation links to nearby towns of Buxton and Stockport along with the smaller villages of Whaley Bridge, New Mills and Chapel En Le Frith. There is also a direct train service running from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly, Furness Vale train station is located a stones throw away from our front door. Not to mention there is the fantastic bus service, conveniently the bus stop is directly outside our front door and spans services from Buxton to Manchester Airport or Manchester City Centre.
Once you've got here, you will be greeted with all of the Peak Districts splendour and glory. The stunning scenery is everywhere around and we are only a short distance away from the likes of Blue John Cavern, The Chestnut Centre and the idyllic villages of Castleton and beyond. The area offers fantastic walks and wildlife, whether that be locally along the canal through Furness Vale marina or beyond to the Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve.
The Soldier Dick prides itself as being a place to rest tired feet in front of the open fire after a long days walk or for one of our fantastic Sunday lunches. The bar is open daily from 12pm and food is served from 12pm until 3pm & 5pm until 9pm Wednesday to Friday, Saturday 12pm until 9pm and 12pm until 8pm on Sunday. Booking is advisable during peak service times but not always necessary, we will always do our best to find you a comfortable seat within the house.