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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park

Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
+44 1298 26978
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nice show and film before the trip into cavern

They put on an information film before your trip into the cavern its large inside and feels safe... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
A cool place to visit

Really nice place to visit and learn a piece of history our guide had a wealth of knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 lives in our new exhibition centre. Enjoy a tasty meal in the Cavern Café and explore the fossil and gemstone shop. Stroll through Buxton country park woodlands to the panoramic viewpoint of Solomon’s Temple.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
+44 1298 26978
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They put on an information film before your trip into the cavern its large inside and feels safe with nice formations stalagmites and stalagtites and flowstone well lit and your never far from daylight a very nice cavern worth the trip good guide

Thank kfdawson123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really nice place to visit and learn a piece of history our guide had a wealth of knowledge and very passionate about the cavern.Some photo opportunities , some slight slopes on the pathway nothing to steep. A good cafe and shop at the end of...More

Thank QueenslandTommy
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I decided to visit Poole's Caverns while we where in Buxton recently. Our guide was Luke who took a group of people into the caverns and explained the origins of the cave's history, along with the surrounding areas. It was a very...More

Thank Kake134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this place by accident and decided to visit. It is a SSSI, so it is understandable that no dogs (apart from assist dogs) are allowed to enter the cavern. My friend was a little dubious as she gets claustrophobic, but the very helpful...More

Thank lutnabut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to the country park was one of just to meander up the climb to Solomon's Temple which has a view point at the top of the little tower. Be careful of the steps up to the top as it is very narrow but...More

Thank Hatti S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting cave with a mix of history and stunning formations. It is largely level with wide walkways so is easily accessible. Very informative guide. Still don't understand how the poached eggs form. One word of warning, in winter the last scheduled tour...More

Thank Folkie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my family. Visitor centre was very warm with nice coffee, and the tour was fascinating and the perfect length of time to take in all of the interesting parts of the cave. The tour guide Ewan was very engaging and knowledgeable.

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend a couple of hours or even a day as much to see and learn in the cave and really is a local treasure. Interesting for adults and especially exciting for adventurous children with the caves and all the props to show...More

Thank annabel609
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place both myself and my daughter enjoyed the little tour we had in the caves and was interesting to hear all the things that happened there. Will definitely recommend The Poole’s Cavern.

Thank Lisatjie73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend a visit to these caverns. The tour was exceptional and the very informative and the very knowledgeable guide (Lucas) made it unbelievably interesting. A fantastic experience in the depths of the ground and finished off nicely by a climb up to Solomon's temple...More

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25 October 2017|
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Response from France-is-best | Reviewed this property |
Yes and he will enjoy it. It is fully supervised by excellent motivated staff
31 July 2017|
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Response from Alan W | Property representative |
Hello, The woodland trails are footpaths only and not suitable for bikes. Unfortunately our play area was removed to make way for a bigger better one but has been delayed. The good news is that just ten minutes walk from... More
30 June 2017|
Response from Alan W | Property representative |
Hi, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and Ewan's tour, hes a lovely lad. We train all our staff to a very high standard and their natural enthusiasm for the cavern is often mentioned in reviews which we are very proud of so... More