Well known for its lonely church, the 'Chapel in the Wilderness', this is a pleasant, moorland village nestling under the Cloud.
Nearby lies the ancient neolithic monument The Bridestones. Easy access to the old railway line (approximately 8.5 km long) which takes you on a great walk to the north end of Rudyard Lake and then on to Leek.
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Take the A53 from Buxton & Stoke and head into Leek, from Ashbourne take the A523.
From Leek take the A523 take the Macclesfield road for about five miles and arrive in Rushton Spencer.