Whatever the weather and the time of year, there is always plenty to see, do and enjoy in lovely Buxton, Derbyshire. From the Pavilion Gardens and Opera House, the Dome and Poole’s Cavern and the country park, to great shopping opportunities in four different shopping areas… there really is something for everyone.
Each year the splendid Buxton Opera House plays host to a series of great festivals including the internationally acclaimed Buxton Festival and the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. There is also a varied programme of drama, comedy and music throughout the year.
Buxton is also rightly proud of its architecture, from the Georgian splendour of The Crescent and former stable block to the Victorian magnificence of the Palace Hotel. The History Trail leaflet, available from the Tourist Information Centre, will give you all the information you will need. Venture down into Poole’s Cavern and discover some of Buxton’s darker secrets. Promenade along the Board Walk and browse around the delightful Pavilion Gardens and Serpentine Walk before enjoying afternoon tea in the Pavilion. Learn a little more about the town in the fascinating Buxton Museum and Art Gallery before visiting the stunning Devonshire Dome. For a special treat relax and be pampered at the Devonshire Spa. Above all allow plenty of time to browse, shop and relax in this lovely, welcoming town. Visit www.visitbuxton.co.uk Stay Overnight…
Your group will be made especially welcome in the centrally located Old Hall Hotel. This lovely historic hotel offers superb accommodation for group visitors. There are 38 very comfortable bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV, radio and hairdryer, direct dial telephones and hospitality tray. There is also a lift to all floors.
The Theatre Bar is warm and welcoming, the atmosphere relaxed and informal. The Old Hall Hotel offers the best in traditional and contemporary cuisine with a wide choice of group menus available. Private dining can also be arranged for your group when booked in advance. Pre and post theatre dinner, morning coffee and afternoon tea can all be organized. Christmas at the Old Hall is very special with a traditional atmosphere, stunning surroundings and excellent cuisine.
There is so much to enjoy in and around Buxton, so stay awhile and visit beautiful homes and castles at Chatsworth Estate and Haddon Hall, the amazing Blue John and Speedwell Caverns at Castleton and Pooles Cavern just five minutes away. Also nearby is the brilliant National Tramway Museum at Crich and the stunning Heights of Abraham at Matlock Bath… and of course, the exciting cities of Manchester, Chesterfield and Sheffield are within an easy driving distance.
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