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Buxton Crescent Experience


The Pump Room
The Crescent
SK17 6BH
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Set in nine intimate rooms at The Buxton Crescent, this engaging visitor experience tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. An all-weather boutique attraction, it offers a taste of the Buxton story, and provides an ideal starting point for anyone visiting or learning about the town.

We also welcome you to Buxton’s Visitor Centre at the Grade II-listed Pump Room, providing you with information on great places to visit and experiences to enjoy in our town, the beautiful Peak District National Park and High Peak. Find out more about this lovely historic building, indulge in some retail therapy in the gift shop, and drink the famous thermal mineral water straight from its source.

The Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room and Buxton Crescent are in the centre of Buxton, Derbyshire set in the stunning Peak District National Park. Buxton is within an hours scenic drive of Manchester, Sheffield, Derby, Stoke on Trent and Nottingham.

Guide Prices

Premium Guided Tour: Adult £15.95, Young Person £11, Family £44
General Admission: Adult £11.99, Young Person £7.98, Family £33
Child 0-7: Free of charge



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Autism Friendly
  • Changing Places - Situated in Pavilion Gardens nearby
  • Disabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Quiet Area/ Rooms

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups
  • Mini Coach Parties Accepted

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Passenger lift
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Please check our website for current opening hours.
Monday – Saturday, 10.30am – 4pm
Sunday, 10.30am – 3pm



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    Recent Reviews:

    • aloish2021
      Trip Type:
      A great cultural morning at the Buxton Crescent.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th November 2022
      As part of the guided tour, we learned a lot about the history of the crescent, mainly due to our competent and knowledgeable guide Hannah. The show rooms are well set up with many interesting... Read full review
    • Alison B
      Trip Type:
      A Trip around Georgian Buxton
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 9th November 2022
      The Buxton Crescent Experience is a virtual trip around Georgian Buxton, seeing how it looked, meeting the characters who might have visited and finding out what they did, as well as some other... Read full review
    • brian c
      Derbyshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Buxton water
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 12th November 2022
      went to the crescent on our visit to Buxton and it was really good, lots of history looked it the spa pump visitor centre was also good and you must take a drink of the famous Buxton spring water i... Read full review

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    Road Directions

    The Buxton Crescent and Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room are in the centre of Buxton, Derbyshire set in the stunning Peak District National Park. Buxton is within an hours scenic drive of Manchester, Sheffield, Derby, Stoke on Trent and Nottingham. Even for those travellers coming from further afield, we're well worth the visit!

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Buxton. Turn right out of station and then follow directions from Manchester. Local bus transport from Manchester, Derby and Sheffield

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