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We stayed in a cottage in Calwich and wanted to visit Buxton - and we were not disappointed with... read more

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Carla P
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Great place to take grandchildren to.

We took our grandchildren,aged 5 and 9 here last week and they both had a great time in the... read more

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pauline151
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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 yesterday via mobile

We stayed in a cottage in Calwich and wanted to visit Buxton - and we were not disappointed with what we saw. An absolutely beautiful town - our children (16, 13, and 10) enjoyed the park area at the Pavillion which boasted some great play...More

Thank Carla P
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Carla P, Thanks so much for your 5* review. We have aimed to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy when visiting us, and as such, I am really happy that you found this to be the case. As you...More

Reviewed yesterday

We took our grandchildren,aged 5 and 9 here last week and they both had a great time in the children's play area. I was impressed with the variety of equipment provided, the soft, safe surface under and around the equipment and the way it was...More

Thank pauline151
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello pauline151, Thank you so much for your review. It brings the team and I so much joy to read reviews such as this and we are thrilled that your grandchildren and yourself had a great time exploring the gardens and in the play area....More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a pleasant walk , very peaceful for a Saturday , lovely geese and ducks , families playing and enjoying the outdoors . We saw a Wedding take place at the band stand and enjoyed a locally made ice cream . Very clean ,...More

Thank Cecily S
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Cecily S, Thanks so much for your 5* review. Our team take great pride in ensuring that the gardens are clean and well maintained and as such i'm happy that you found this to be the case. I'm really happy you enjoyed your visit...More

Reviewed yesterday

Walking through Pavilion Gardens on the way to our accommodation, took us away from quite a busy road for most of the 10 minute walkMore

Thank JillJ125
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello JillJ125, Thanks for the review, i'm really glad you enjoyed a relaxing walk through the park, we certainly agree that it's better than the busy main road! We hope you've had/ having a great time during your visit to Buxton. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Parked up in the street alongside the pavilion gardens. Then up through the gardens and up to Gadleys wood, then followed the river back to pavilion gardens and the car. About 45 minutes round trip bits of up bank followed by nice downhill sections and...More

Thank JCB933
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello JCB933, Thanks for your review, it certainly sounds like you and your dog had a great adventure including walking through our gardens. I'm really happy to hear that you had a great time! We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful setting to meander around, feed the ducks or ride on the miniature steam train. There is an art gallery and quirky shop in the pavilion. There are also markets selling locally made art, craft and produce. Lovely on a summers dayMore

Thank FeganShakespeare
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello FeganShakespeare, Thanks so much for your review, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring both inside the gardens and inside our venue. With 23 acres, there's certainly lots of areas to explore. The art gallery features work from over 40 local artists...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're not from around this part of the world, travelling through the Peak District you don't expect to find an opera house, an extensive landscaped set of gardens, and some regency era neo classical buildings dominating the town. They add an aura of sophistication...More

Thank trig56
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello trig56, Thanks so much for your review, we certainly agree that there's plenty to explore both in our gardens and around Buxton itself. It certainly hosts some very interesting architecture. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Richard S

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The park is lovely and clean. The flower displays looked lovely. Loved the little train ride. The children's park was great, lots to do and nice to see so much equipment for older children.More

Thank helen b
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello helen b, Thanks so much for your review, we aim to ensure that there is something for everyone and as such I'm happy to hear that you found this to be the case. I'm really happy you enjoyed our little train, we find it...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

First time at the Gardens but will not be the last, beautifully landscaped lawns with a lovely river running through, with bridges to cross. A fabulous children's park and a miniature railway for people to ride on. Really enjoyable.More

Thank Edward C
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Edward C, Thanks so much for visiting us, the team take great pride in ensuring the gardens are well maintained and as beautiful as possible for every visitor, I know they'll be happy to hear your comments. As you mentioned we also have play...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is loads to do at the park. They have a play area for the children. A small train for rides. And a band stand which has brass bands on every Sunday. While we were there they have chapel en let Frith band on which...More

Thank EvaJackson123
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello EvaJackson123, Thank you for your review, we aim to ensure that there is plenty to do in the gardens and in our venue itself and i'm happy to hea that you found this to be the case. As you mentioned, over the summer we...More

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liz s
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Chris C | 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 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
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Response from mya07 | Reviewed this property |
No they wouldn’t allow that but you would I’ve had many picnics there
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