…with expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns and see how crystal stalactites have lined the chambers over millions of years. Stroll though beautiful woodland trails to a panoramic Peak District hilltop viewpoint.
If this sounds like your sort of day out, Poole’s Cavern in Buxton is the all weather location where you can shelter from the rain or find cool in the shade.
Explore Poole’s Cavern with our expert guides and journey through the beautifully illuminated chambers and paved walkways to discover yourself the magnificent underground scenery of the Peak District.
Take a virtual tour of the Poole’s Cavern chambers, but, if you want it to be a surprise, skip this bit and see it in real life.
Take a stroll through Buxton Country Park and follow one of our woodland sculpture trails to the hilltop viewpoint of Solomon’s Temple with spectacular peak land views.
Our Visitor centre includes the Cafe@ the Cavern with a wide range of delicious produce including daily specials, light snacks and fair trade coffee. The cafe also has free WIFI to keep you in touch with the World.
Also our rock shop with gems and mineral samples, jewellery and Peak District products, including…
Rock, crystal and gemstone gifts.
Onyx carved gifts, candle holders, stone goblets etc.
Guide Books, maps nature guides and other local interest publications
Cottage Delight Jams, Chutneys and preserves
Wild Olive Soaps and Candles
If the weather is good, then, eat, drink and chat about your visit in our beautiful outdoor seating areas.
Summer Opening Times: March – October open 9:30am – 5pm Tours every 20 minutes
Winter Opening Times: November – February open 10am – 4pm Weekends: Tours Every 20 minutes Weekdays: Tours at 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm
Entry prices 2018 Adult £9.95, Child £5.50, Family £27.00
We were so busy in Buxton this morning there was barely time to breathe. As I left I spotted this little woodland nymph chilling out in a brand new home. Thank you to all of the new families who joined today. It was wonderful to see the woodland full. ... See MoreSee Less
Every 2 weeks we choose a photograph from one of the members of our Facebook Group to feature on our main page. This time we’ve chosen this great shot from Sarah Smith, showing Solomon’s Temple in Buxton being dwarfed by her family! Please show Sarah some appreciation for her creative and fun image! ... See MoreSee Less
Solomons temple at 439 m above sea level one of the best peak district viewpoints. I visit here most days as part of my job looking after the woodlands of Buxton country park and would like to thank every one of the hundreds of visitors who have visited here over the last few days who haven't left a single scrap of litter, poo bag or anything else to spoil this very special place. ... See MoreSee Less
We look forward to welcoming everyone to our lovely cavern and Country Park this bank holiday. Here is some information to assist you with your visit.
• The cavern is open from 9.30 am to 4.30 (last entry) every day. • Cavern tours are all guided visits and start every 15 to 20 mins all day. • We don't currently have online tickets, just purchase tickets for your tour when you arrive, we accept all cards. • The weather is forecast to be lovely and warm, the cavern is always 7c so bring a warm layer • We regret that dogs are not allowed in the cavern (except assistance dogs) but the cafe is dog friendly and the country park trails are great for dog and family walks. • We have a car park on site, its £2.00 for half a day • Free woodland trail leaflets are available at the visitor centre for the woodland walks or purchase our young explorers pack with quiz's, games and things to find in the cavern and woods. • Our cafe serves hot food until 4 pm with local produce and home-made yummy cakes and coffee from our very own Buxton Roastery. • Picnic areas outside are available too. ... See MoreSee Less
Hands up if you love the Peak District and Derbyshire 🙋 Our beautiful area has been nominated for 'Best UK Holiday Region' in the British Travel Awards, and we need your help! 🎉 If you think the Peak District and Derbyshire is an amazing place to visit, cast your vote and you'll be entered into a prize draw to win a fantastic break too! ☀️
🗡 Ever wanted to take part in an archaeological excavation in the Peak District!? As part of the nationwide 2019 Festival of Archaeology, Archaeological Research Services are inviting volunteers to dig with them at Navio Roman Fort, Brough-on-Noe, near Bradwell.
If you are interested in learning how you can be a part of this exciting project, email Tom Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org ... See MoreSee Less
Details: This afternoon the team was called out to an incident in Grin Low Woods. The female casualty had reportedly been involved in an incident and received a painful injury. On assessment of the casualty they were given entonox, before an East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic arrived. The casualty was then reassessed, and given stronger pain relief before being placed in a casualty bag and vacuum mattress, on a mountain rescue stretcher.
They were then carried down to Poole's Cavern Car Park, where they were transferred to a waiting ambulance for onward transport to hospital. ... See MoreSee Less