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Historic spa town on the River Wye in the Peak District National Park

Are you looking for things to do in Buxton? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Buxton Opera House and Buxton Mineral Water



The Devonshire Dome

Welcome to the Dome in Buxton, one of the most dramatic spaces in Great Britain and the largest unsupported dome in Europe.
Devonshire Road
SK17 6RY



Errwood Hall FREE

The ruin of Errwood Hall is a popular tourist destination in the scenic upper Goyt Valley within the Peak District of England.
near Buxton
SK17 6GJ


Go Ape! Buxton

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
Buxton Country Park
Pooles Cavern, Green Lane
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 9DH


Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is one of Britain's leading receiving theatres, presenting around 450 performances each year.
Water Street
SK17 6XN


The Crescent FREE

Built in 1780, the Crescent was a revolutionary new type of building and the forerunner of the hotel as we know it today.
SK17 6AY


Poole's Cavern

Take a Journey beneath the earth with our expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns and see how crystal stalactites formed.
Green Lane
SK17 9DH

Recommended by Mandy Berrow, Nottingham


Solomon's Temple FREE

Solomon's Temple, a tower built in 1896 at the site's highest point, provides fantastic views of the surrounding countryside.
Green Lane
SK17 9DH


Manifold Craft Barn

Enjoy arts and crafts at the heart of the Peak District.
Wetton Road
ST13 7ST


Recommended by Bianca Keys, Stafford


Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl And Wildlife Park

Conservation and Wildlife Park, located in scenic Peak District National Park of Derbyshire.
High Peaks
SK23 0QS


Recommended by Nadine Lawson, Watford
“You can see many different animals and even feed deer! It is located in the Peak District National Park so as you walk through the centre the views are amazing! ”



Buxton Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Visit Buxton Museum and Art Gallery to discover the geology, archaeology and history of the Peak District.
Terrace Road
SK17 6DU




Buxton & High Peak Golf Club

Buxton & High Peak Golf Club is located in the heart of the Peak district, half way between Manchester & Sheffield and close to the centre of the beautiful spa town of Buxton.
Waterswallows Road
SK17 7EN


Cavendish Golf Club

Golf Club.
Gadley Lane
SK17 6XD


Chapel En Le Frith Golf Club

Golf Club.
The Cockyard
Manchester Road
SK23 9UH


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Dewsbury (32 miles)
Sheffield (20.4 miles)
Rotherham (25.8 miles)
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Macclesfield (8.8 miles)
Wilmslow (14.3 miles)
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Chesterfield (20.3 miles)
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Sandbach (20.2 miles)
Crewe (24.6 miles)
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Matlock (17 miles)
Derby (29.5 miles)
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