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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Stalactites & stalagmites

Interesting 45 minutes guided tour of the caverns. Fascinating sights of the geological features... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Great time had by all

We went yesterday (17th Nov) as a family of 5...youngest was 4. We all really enjoyed it. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
+44 1298 26978
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting 45 minutes guided tour of the caverns. Fascinating sights of the geological features. Quite cold inside so wear a coat & be prepared to be dripped on from the wet ceiling.

Thank Linda342
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went yesterday (17th Nov) as a family of 5...youngest was 4. We all really enjoyed it. Lovely little place with lots to do! The tour guide was brilliant, really informative and interacted well with the children who were asking a million questions haha. We...More

Thank sk8ickle
Reviewed 4 days ago

we decided to see the caverns when we travelled to buxton glad we did .the caverns were a great insight to the world below ground. our guide was lucas very knowledgeable and made it very interested .you get 50 mins in the caves so plenty...More

Thank girvanjohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's not to like? Really interesting geology with a paved floor so access is clean and easy. Very few small steps in the cave. Nice staff. Great stuff!

Thank paulbF9830AY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful woodland walk & nature trails followed by an excellent cake & coffee in the visitor centre. Nice little gift shop too with very helpful staff.

Thank J9947ALcatherinee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The caves are well lit, easily accessible and the guides keep you well informed throughout. Good cafe and shop too

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a few hours to squeeze in this visit to Pooles Cavern. It was enough time to enjoy the caves and the 45 minute tour. Our tour guide was Lucas who is super enthusiastic and very knowledgeable and made the tour lively and...More

Thank Trip04632346319
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting cavern, with a very good guide who knew her stuff and made it interesting. Don't forget to go in with warm clothing - it's pretty chilly in there and the tour takes quite a while!

Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting trip, my children loved it and the guide was friendly and informative. We are glad we added this to our trip. The cafe was also clean and our coffee's were spot on!

Thank Intarsia80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cavern while on holiday in the area and we really enjoyed it. The children 13,12,9 and 3 enjoyed the tour and our guide was very informative, friendly and funny. Not once did he complain or even show an ounce of annoyance that...More

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July 24, 2018|
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 .
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so,but it is not far from Castleton where the Blue John mine is located, and there are a lot of shops there that do sell it.
January 28, 2018|
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Response from T6335LFemilyw | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t think dogs are permitted into the caves, unfortunately.