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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Green Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 9DH
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Tel01298 26978

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1062 reviews1062 reviews
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Guide Prices

Adult Ticket £9.75, Child (5 - 16 years) £5.25
Concession Ticket £8.50, Family Ticket £26
Group discount available for 10 or more.

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS VistEngland VAQAS 2016

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides
  • Spanish signs/guides

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - dogs are very welcome in the visitor centre and cafe with dog treats and water available but for safety we cannot allow dogs on the cavern tour. The country park woods are ideal for dog walking.
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours mandatory
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Catering

  • On-site catering - Cafe serving fairtrade coffee and tea, homemade soups and cakes, toasties, all day breakfasts, daily specials, baked potatoes which choice of fillings including vegetarian options.
  • Picnic site

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Opening Times

* OPEN DAILY except Christmas Day Boxing Day and New Years Day
Guided tours leave the Visitor Centre every 20 minutes.
Last entry 3.45pm

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    650
  • Very Good
    347
  • Average
    52
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Hannah W
    North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good trip!
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd May 2017
    The weather was awful the day we decided to go but that didn't deter us or affect the day at all. Overall a good experience, very interesting and beautiful! The staff were very friendly and helpful... Read full review
  • reviewbyclaire
    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st May 2017
    We walked from Grin Low caravan site to Solomon's monument the to Pooles Cavern. My husband went on the guided tour of the cavern and I stayed inside the cafe as we had our dog with us. The visitors... Read full review
  • James W
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 17th May 2017
    I enjoyed both the guided tour round the cavern and the small indoor museum area. The tour was interesting and informative whether or not you like geology. This was because there were some intriguing... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Poole's Cavern is a 20 minute walk from Buxton Railway Station and Bus Station. From the Crescent and Tourist Information Centre follow Broad Walk and Temple Road to Green Lane and The Cavern.

By road follow the brown tourist signs from A6, A515 or A53 to Green Lane. Pay and display car park for 80 vehicles priced at £1.50 for 4 hours, or £3.00 all day. Level access to visitor centre.

There is no public transport bus route direct to Poole's Cavern.

The nearest railway station is Buxton, which is 1 mile away.

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