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The Dome

Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
+44 1298 338408
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Excellent Day Spa

Had a Spa day with friends here and it was a really nice experience. The Spa is not big but it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JustTwoTickets P
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
amazing acoustics

we went as part of the Buxton tour-definite highlight. My favourite dome! (and we were in St Peters... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H
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Chicago, Illinois
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Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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"derby university"
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"military tattoo"
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"amazing building"
in 11 reviews
"amazing space"
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"st pauls"
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"well worth a visit"
in 23 reviews
"open to the public"
in 5 reviews
"interesting history"
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"tram tour"
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"visiting buxton"
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"coffee shop"
in 6 reviews
"old building"
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"for sale"
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"converted milk float"
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"opera house"
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"hospital"
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"acoustics"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a Spa day with friends here and it was a really nice experience. The Spa is not big but it was well run and we had a relaxing session.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we went as part of the Buxton tour-definite highlight. My favourite dome! (and we were in St Peters in Rome in May)

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!!! what an unbelievable place, it had everything. Set in the heart of Buxton, it exceeded all our expectations

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history alone is worth dropping in for. Started life as stables for horses, then hospital and now college. The dome is so impressive. Cafe inside as well

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have walked past this many times but not realized that though owned by Derby University it is open to the public and well worth a visit. Lovely venue for a coffee or lunch. Was a stable then a hospital during the war and now is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this as part of our "tram tour" of Buxton. An amazing space with a very interesting history.

Thank therealdaddydo
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Dining at the dome is delivered by the University catering students. The restaurant is well laid out so that you can't hear other diners conversations. The young team is attentive and quick to pick up on every detail of their service. The menu is eclectic...More

1  Thank James C
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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments, I will ensure these are passed on to our staff and students. The restaurant is open term time only and can be booked on 01298 330620. Parking is very limited so needs to be pre booked however there is...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The BEST disorganised chaos --done with MILITARY PRECISION and that just to get in Went for the MILITARY TATTOO......as no seats allocated by NUMBER people got there early, in order to get a favourable position Door Staff totally unreasonable.....long ques of elderly and infirm standing...More

1  Thank brian m
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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback which I will pass on to the organisers of the Military Tattoo. The Devonshire Dome as a venue hosts the event however it is organised by a separate company. We do provide the refreshments and I would apologise...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went to this year's Buxton Military Tattoo in the Dome on Saturday. The whole event was wonderfully well organised and in such a spectacular setting. The staff and stewards were all excellent, the bar was well organised and during intervals there were trolleys serving...More

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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your kind comments I will ensure this is passed on to the organisers of the Tattoo and to our hardworking staff!. We are very pleased you enjoyed the day.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The building is now utilised by Derby University and incorporates a cafe being open to visitors. It was previously utilised as a hospital complex. The dome itself is magnificent go take a look.

Thank kevinpreston11
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Darrell Y | Reviewed this property |
I am not a planner and haven’t therefore a clue
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Rgak1
28 May 2017|
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Response from john f | Reviewed this property |
i think you can park in the palace hotel carpark, but you may have to pay, its at the side of the dome
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26 February 2017|
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Response from BirthdayBoy62 | Reviewed this property |
No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check
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