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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Interesting enjoyable experience

Just been into the cavern with my family. Well lit with handrail.Lively interesting talk. Amazing... read more

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MumiecK
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Well paved, lit, and hand rail. Certainly worth a visit if you want to go into a cave. Car parking costs £2.

Well paved, lit, and hand rail. Certainly worth a visit if you want to go into a cave. Car parking... read more

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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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Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just been into the cavern with my family. Well lit with handrail.Lively interesting talk. Amazing stalactites and stalagmites. Learned a lot about the history and geology of the caves. Worth a visit whilst visiting Buxton.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Well paved, lit, and hand rail. Certainly worth a visit if you want to go into a cave. Car parking costs £2. Some cars are parked on the road outside to avoid this extra cost.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place and friendly staff. We found out new information about the history of Buxton and the cavern is very beautiful. Our guide, Will, was friendly, knowledgeable and funny - made us laugh. Enjoyed every moment and we're thankful to everybidy who made sure of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit the cavern as it was a rainy day in February and we weren’t disappointed. After getting off the train we did the short walk to the cavern. Inside we got warm and had a drink and delicious scone. The tour commenced...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting place we had a great tour of the cavern very clear info given on the tour good cafe will be back

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent guide. Very informative. A must do experience if in the area. Do this after a walk up to Solomon's Tower.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was great, guide was good and it was a very interesting morning. Then went out in the snow round the park, lovely! A fantastic place to visit...... Note: there were quite a few dogs running around off leads, so if you have kids or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour around the cavern, very interesting to learn of the history and its also reasonably priced which is good. It was an awful wet day but this actually made it better as the water was flowing through the cavern which made it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to wait about 15 mins for the tour to start but there are a few exhibits to look at and a cafe to buy refreshments so it was not a problem. Tour lasted about 45 mins and was really interesting with plenty of opportunity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chocoholic009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good parking and coffee shop. Enthusiastic and knowlegable guide with impressive sights Good place to take older kids for general education Walk in the park afterwards

Date of experience: January 2019
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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 davee378 | Reviewed this property |
no they didn't
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Mully-BCFC
28 January 2018|
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Response from T6335LFemilyw | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t think dogs are permitted into the caves, unfortunately.
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