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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Green Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 9DH
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1249 reviews1249 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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    774
  • Very Good
    404
  • Average
    56
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • Claire W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Wet day with teenagers in the Peak District?
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    Reading the reviews, I was hopeful, if a little apprehensive, that my 13 year old son would appreciate the detour and find something positive in the drizzle of a January morning 2018. Shouldn’t have... Read full review
  • Miss_Remi
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th January 2018
    This was a surprisingly interesting, informative and fun visit! Ashley talked us through the cave and did a fantastic job - I'd definitely recommend a visit if you're in the area. The cafe is simple... Read full review
  • iamapioneer
    Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th January 2018
    The cave’s natural beauty would be enough on its own. However the tour as guided by Ashley was wonderfully informative and entertaining. 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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