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Pavilion Gardens

St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
+44 1298 23114
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Renovation in progress

We parked in the Pavilion Gardens car park to visit the gardens and shops in Buxton with our puppy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bobby097
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England
Pavilion gardens and cafe

A special place I have been visiting all my life - as a child with my own grandfather and now... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bibli0bibuli
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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The jewel in the crown of Buxton and the High Peak, this beautiful heritage visitor attraction provides a great day out for all the family. Boasting a 232 seat Cafe, 80 seat coffee bar, Gift Boutique, Tourist Information Centre and state of the art conference and banqueting facilities, as well as 23-acres of Heritage Green Flag award winning landscaped gardens.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely park” (59 reviews)
“play area” (52 reviews)
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St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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+44 1298 23114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We parked in the Pavilion Gardens car park to visit the gardens and shops in Buxton with our puppy in tow. The Pavilion was being renovated and was surrounded by scaffolding and boarding so could not really see it, also I do not think it...More

Thank Bobby097
Reviewed 3 days ago

A special place I have been visiting all my life - as a child with my own grandfather and now bringing my own children to visit. Something for everyone and a lovely atmosphere - two really good play areas for younger and older children, with...More

Thank bibli0bibuli
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a venue that will change, according to the time of year, and the activity that is on at the time, We visited during a beer festival, so for us it was interesting.. probably not somewhere you could spend a long time, though in...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful park, where there is plenty of things to do and see, a brilliant day out for the family. I just want to thank the staff as I misplaced my purse there and was contacted the next day to inform me that it had been...More

Thank rachelwood1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited to support our friends in the monthly park run held here. It was a nice place to wander and to watch the ducks. The local runners were extremely friendly and welcoming to visitors and first timers. A good open space with some steep...More

Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we visited there was a craft fayre on so plenty to see and do for an hour or three. And the weather was good too which meant we could spend time walking around the lakes.More

Thank Dave C
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Dave C, Thanks for your review, I'm really glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit recently and found their plenty to do - particularly with the event you attended! We run over 100 events annually so there is always something happening! We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked around these beautiful gardens yesterday at around five. Love and sunny. Although autumn still beautiful. Only downer was dogs off leads chasing squirrels. It is not entertaining. Loved the walk. And the restored pavilion. So much going on in Buxton. The centre will be...More

Thank 869dougw
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 860dougw, Thanks so much for your review, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed walking around the gardens and Buxton in general. We're really excited for the restoration of the Octagon which as a Grade II listed building has required alot of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

great walking areas all around and the flowers when bloomed are amazing and pretty took plenty of pictures.. the resturant serves exquisit food ..More

Thank hbradbury68
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello hdbradbury68. Thanks so much for you 5* review, I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed walking around the gardens and got plenty of pictures! Do feel free to tag us in them on Facebook and Twitter. I'm also really happy you found...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once we discovered, we were in there almost every day for coffee & cakes but don't miss a look round the shop ( awesome choice of cards by local artists, with prices very affordable , not taken for granted with a Tourist Mecca gateway to...More

Thank MariePownall
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MariePownall, Thanks so much for leaving such a great and comprehensive review. We think it's really important that people can see reviews and information from customers. We feel very strongly about supporting local artists and suppliers and our gallery and shop are filled with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What lovely tree lined gardens with a picturesque lake and river flowing through. There is a small train which would tour around the gardens during the holiday season. There is a most appealing cafe where we relaxed and enjoyed a coffee, but food is available...More

Thank Stephen C
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Stephen C, Thanks so much for your 5* review. The team and I are always happy to hear that a guest has enjoyed a great experience with us from walking around the gardens as well as inside the venue. I am also happy to...More

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Laura L
29 June 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello, The gardens are open 24/7 but the buildings do close at 5pm Many thanks, Richard S
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Weallgoouttogether
17 June 2017|
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Response from Adele M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt its allowed as they wouldnt want the gardens ruined we sat and had a picnic which is just as nice.
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Catheeeee
22 May 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello Catheeeee, We're really excited that you're visiting us this summer and that your little one wants to go on the train! Running times for the train vary and are weather dependant. During the summer holidays however, it... More
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