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Things to do in Buxton

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



 

  Attractions

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
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 6RY

01298330620

 

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
Buxton
Derbyshire
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.
Buxton
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
Buxton
Derbyshire
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
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 9DH

 

Manifold Craft Barn

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

01538304604

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.
Chapel-en-le-Frith
High Peaks
Derbyshire
SK23 0QS

01298814099

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! ”

 
 

  Museums

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
Buxton
SK17 6DU

01629533540

 
 

  Golf

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
Fairfield
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7EN

 

Cavendish Golf Club

Golf Club.
Gadley Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 6XD

 

Chapel En Le Frith Golf Club

Golf Club.
The Cockyard
Manchester Road
Chapel-en-le-Frith
Derbyshire
SK23 9UH

 

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