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Visited the indoor gardens by chance? (to get out of the rain) there was a large variety of plants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
625lynn
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Lunch in the cafe

Went to Buxton for the day. Ordered an omelette with cheese and bacon. Boyfriend ordered a jacket... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
692leanne84
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the indoor gardens by chance? (to get out of the rain) there was a large variety of plants to admire, the entered into the cafe. There are two cafes inside the Pavilion. There was a artisan/craft fair being held consisting of about 20 stalls....More

Thank 625lynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Buxton for the day. Ordered an omelette with cheese and bacon. Boyfriend ordered a jacket potato with chilli. Also had a tea and a coffee. The omelette was like a doorstop it was so big and loaded with cheese and bacon. I ate...More

Thank 692leanne84
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello 692leanne84, Thank you so much for visiting us and for your kind review. I am really happy to hear that you really enjoyed your experience with us in our Pavilion Cafe, the team from the kitchen staff, front of house, maintenance and management endeavour...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good play area for the children, and the little railway around the gardens they loved. The river running through with the ducks added to the gardens.More

Thank Iris R
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Iris R, We pride ourselves on being an excellent visitor attraction for the whole family. I'm really happy you got to enjoy the play areas and the gardens themselves. Our little train is very popular with the little ones and we love seeing their...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing park for little ones, lots of places to run and play and in the warmer months, a little train going around. Great fish watching on the bridges and looking for baby ducks in spring! The park for older kids must be due a refurb...More

Thank KTJM2008
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello KTJM2008, Thank you so much for your review, We try to ensure that every visitor has a great experience with us and therefore it's fantastic to read your review. With 23 acres of gardens, there's certainly lots for the little ones to explore! I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean gardens and park also nice ride around the lake on the train, my twins william and isabelle really enjoyed it. Nice food in the cafe

Thank sllbch1
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello sllbch1, Thanks so much for your review, We're really happy to hear that your twins enjoyed exploring the gardens and that you enjoyed the fresh food that we offer in our cafe. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Richard S

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely with Autumn leaves, ducks, geese and a heron and squirrels. The whole thing ruined by the WORST cup pf hot chocolate I have ever had, in fact I didn't even drink all of it. I thought let's have a lovely cup of chocolate to...More

Thank Yvonne P
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Yvonne P, Firstly, my apologies for the delay in getting back to you. I'm happy you enjoyed walking around the gardens but quite obviously extremely concerned about your experience with your experience with your hot chocolate. I firstly, sincerely apologise for your experience, I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park and the pavilion garden is a most see when visiting Buxton it’s beautiful and stunning in all seasons great for all the familyMore

Thank michael w
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello michael w, Thanks so much for your review, we are really passionate about ensuring that the whole family can enjoy their visit with us through rain or shine! I'm really happy to hear that you describe us as a must see place to visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely October day walking around these beautiful gardens followed by a look around the craft fare in the Pavilion. Suitable for all the family. It is worth a visit.More

Thank N3ssie66
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello N3ssie66, Thanks so much for your review. Our main priority is to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy, and as such I'm glad that you found this to be the case. We're really happy that our events have returned...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering round here on a windy autumn evening before dusk. V clean. Lots migrating birds settled on grass.More

1  Thank maggie1966
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello maggie1966, Thanks so much for your review, I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit with us despite the wind! Our team take great pride in ensuring out gardens are clean and well maintained for visitors and the many little critters...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to see floral wise in October , Grounds men planting beds for spring . So look forward to a return visit . Very tidy and well kept for time of year . Lots of ducks and geese . Play area , and the...More

Thank leohalifax
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello leohalifax, Thanks for your review, and we're certainly happy to hear that you will be re-visiting again in the spring/summer, there'll certainly be lots of beautiful plants to see during this time. As you mentioned, there's certainly lots of adventure to be had for...More

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Beverley S
October 13, 2018|
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Response from RichardS8974 | Property representative |
Hello, Dogs are allowed in he gardens, we ask that you keep them on a lead. However, they are not allowed in our venue (except for guide dogs) as we serve food and drinks.
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liz s
July 2, 2018|
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Response from chriscT9241NB | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz, we didn’t have our dog with us but we also didn’t spot any dogs in the cafes. We do tend, as owners to notice them if they’re there. However the day we visited was extremely hot and not many people had their dogs in... More
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Laura L
June 29, 2017|
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Response from RichardS8974 | Property representative |
Hello, The gardens are open 24/7 but the buildings do close at 5pm Many thanks, Richard S
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