Heights of Abraham Cable Cars, Caverns & Hilltop Park
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Did you know that, at 1000 feet above sea level, Buxton is the highest market town in England? That elevation means the average annual temperature is below 8 degrees Celsius, which is a full 20 degrees below the temperature of the geothermal springwater which flows from St Annís Well in the town.

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Tim Brooke-Taylor

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The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real. - Lucien Freud
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Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
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