Honeypot Site

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Attractive scenery
Attractive scenery
Castleton Castleton lies towards the north of the National Park. It is 10 miles from Buxton, 16 miles from Sheffield and 27 miles from Stockport. This makes it easy to visit from larger towns that are located near to the national park. It’s located in Derbyshire at the bottom of the Pennine range.

Castleton Castleton lies towards the north of the National Park. It is 10 miles from Buxton, 16 miles from Sheffield and 27 miles from Stockport. This makes it easy to visit from larger towns that are located near to the national park. It’s located in Derbyshire at the bottom of the Pennine range.

Why is Castleton a honeypot site?
Why is Castleton a honeypot site?
Case study: Castleton
Case study: Castleton



Tourist attractions
Tourist attractions

Jewellery shops within the village
Jewellery shops within the village

Blue John mine, caverns
Blue John mine, caverns

Attractive scenery
Attractive scenery

Easy access via roads
Easy access via roads
Mam Tour
Mam Tour

Facts about Castleton
Facts about Castleton
Population: 649 people (2001 census)
Jobs: Unlike villages in many rural parts of Britain, the population of Castleton is greater now than it was 50 years ago. Although there are still a number of farmers in the area, many of the population are now commuters, quarry workers or earn their living from tourism. Services for residents

* 3 small shops
* Mobile green grocer visits once a week
* Police house within the village
* Church in the village
* Village Hall
* Mobile library available once a week
* Petrol stations
* Pubs
Services for visitors
* 7 B&B’s
* 4 hotels
* 4 camp sites
* Youth hostel
* Numerous tourist shops
* Cafes
* A visitor centre

Castleton is also popular as a base for touring in the National Park and for active sports such as climbing, caving, pony trekking, hang gliding, cycling and...
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