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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park

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Wonderful tour and tour guide!

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Austin. He was very knowledgable, clearly passionate, personal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shannon G
via mobile
Great cave tour

A very interesting place to visit. The tour of the cave was excellent and the park has some really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Simon L
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Poole’s Cavern is the most spectacular natural cavern in the Peak District. Wonder at the amazing crystal formations which adorn the vast illuminated chambers on a one hour guided tour. Discover the home of the cave dwellers and learn about their...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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+44 1298 26978
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Austin. He was very knowledgable, clearly passionate, personal and happy to answer any questions - we couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide. The cave was one of, if not the best, in the Peak District. The added...More

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very interesting place to visit. The tour of the cave was excellent and the park has some really great walks.

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb natural attraction with really insightful guided tour. Part of the entry fee goes towards maintaining the local heritage. Our guide (Ashley) was superb with a great mix of knowledge, humour & enthusiasm. Brilliant stop for all ages - don't miss it if you are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely enjoyed some variety provided by the caverns. The guide was fun and entertaining as well as knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend to friends.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t visit the cavern but enjoyed a pleasant stroll round the park and also to the highest point where there is the Folly Solomon’s Temple. Fantastic views of Buxton and beyond from the top. Paths were all very good and plenty of signs to...More

Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am really pleased we did this activity. I don't normally like "history" things, but this was so interesting. The awe of the naturally forming caves was enough to just stand and look at, but, the addition of the Tour and the informative tour guide...More

Thank NoakesRyan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking was relatively cheap. It costs £10 pp or £27 per family of 4. The tour was fascinating and interesting. The guide was funny and kept our attention. Prepare for 7 degrees temperature in the cave- bring your winter items! I would recommend.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting tour of the caves. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Great cafe with gluten free options. Would recommend. There are also local walks nearby.

Thank Cortina82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing under ground experience, really easy to access and with very knowledgeable guides. We went with a 5 year old and a six week old and moving through was no problem at all. The cafe and ship staff were polite and very helpful. A...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 1 week ago

First the cavern: A lovely guided underground tour lasting 45min, with knowledgable and friendly guide. Lighting within the caves is atmospheric and changes to highlight features being discussed Second thecountry park leading up to Solomns temple. A well maintained country park through woodlands with well...More

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stasker2018
24 July 2018|
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Response from Alan W | Property representative |
Hi The cavern entry price is £9.75 for adults, £5.50 for children 5 to 16 (under 5s free) and £27.00 for a family of up to 5 .
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stephy254
1 July 2018|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so,but it is not far from Castleton where the Blue John mine is located, and there are a lot of shops there that do sell it.
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Mully-BCFC
28 January 2018|
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Response from Emily W | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t think dogs are permitted into the caves, unfortunately.
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