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Pavilion Gardens

St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
+44 1298 23114
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Beautiful park

This park is beautiful in all seasons. It is kept really well, and it is a joy to have this on our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kristap K
Relaxing around

A bit for everyone to enjoy feeding the ducks, playing on the swings or strolling around the park... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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” (63 reviews)
“play area” (52 reviews)
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St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is beautiful in all seasons. It is kept really well, and it is a joy to have this on our door step. I only have one complaint about the park; lighting is very limited which makes it unusable after dark which is a...More

Thank Kristap K
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kristap K, Thank you for your 5* review, our gardeners make a huge effort to ensure that they look the best throughout the year and as such I know they will be happy to be passed on your comments. With regards to your complaint...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A bit for everyone to enjoy feeding the ducks, playing on the swings or strolling around the park. The gardens are next to the Pavilion which has a cafe , shop and tropical garden, with the Buxton Opera House is right next door.More

Thank QueenslandTommy
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello QueenslandTommy, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the Pavilion Gardens. We have aimed to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy from relaxing around the 23 acres of gardens and playing on the parks to enjoying a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful park with extensive walkways. Dogs on leads to be recommended as there is much birdlife such as ducks, Geese etc. Absolutely beautiful.More

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

Hello Mike H, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really happy to hear that you have found are gardens to be an excellent place to walk around and beautiful - with 23 acres, there's certainly lots to see! As you have mentioned,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing place has a Park, a watercourse, an amazing conservatory with beautiful plants, a really old fashioned tea room and a lovely gift shop, and theatre next door, Buxton was an absolutely lovely place this is the proverbial icing on the cake!More

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

Hello thwaiteman, Thanks so much for your review. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Pavilion Gardens and Buxton in general, It's always fantastic to hear when a visitor has a great time with us. I'm really happy to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely park in the heart of buxton town centre. It's really well kept and a nice place to have a stroll. It's not huge but there's quite a lot to see including the ponds (with some stunning mandarin ducks on), a mini...More

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

Hello cazbatt, Thank you so much for your review, our gardeners do a great job in ensuring the gardens are well maintained and looking the best - I know they'll be really happy to hear your comments. I'm also really happy that you found it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

23 acres. Various tree carvings throughout gardens. Good range of child friendly play items including swings / climbing frames etc. There is also an adult fitness area with items like body twister, triple pull up, sit up bench, step walker etc.More

Thank sportybirmingham
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello sportybirmingham, Thank you so much for your review, we've tried to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy whilst visiting, and as such i'm really happy to hear that you have found this to be the case. As you mentioned,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While away on a break with friends, it was great to find this area opposite our accommodation. Nice paths and seating around the garden so ample areas to enjoy. I feel in the height of summer this place would be beautiful.More

Thank Mr B
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mr B, Thank you for your review, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed visiting us during your recent break with friends and found us to be a relaxing place to walk around. With 23 acres to explore, there's certainly lots to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called with family on Saturday afternoon with a young child. We came with two cars and the parking machine promptly ate our money and gave us no tickets, so we had to take the cars out onto the neighbouring roads and park there. Just...More

1  Thank Tigermoo
Paul K, General Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tigermoo, Thank you for visiting Pavilion Gardens, we are sorry your visit didn’t meet your expectations. It is unfortunate that the ticket machine ate your money and that the youths who were around the Gardens spoilt your visit. I can understand how these things...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are more a park and a great place to stroll, there are always ducks and geese about. The pavilion has a cafe and a good restaurant, and a look in the exotic conservatory is also interesting . There are often art works for...More

Thank bobbymWirral
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello BobbymWirral, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we have tried to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy and I'm really happy to hear that you found it to be the case. Our gardens stretch over 23 acres...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in North Wales, but visit the Pavilion and Gardens as often as we can. The pavilion itself is lovely, and there are a lot of things going on nearly every weekend - art exhibitions, food fairs, book fairs, antique and artisan fairs etc...More

Thank welshwanderer60s
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello welshwanderer60s, Firstly, I want to thank you for your continued custom, the team will certainly be extremely happy to hear that you enjoy frequent visits with us throughout the year. Every member of staff; be it from organising and running our events, preparing and...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
21 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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