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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 - 1679 reviews1679 reviews
Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Guide Prices

Adult Ticket £11.00, Child (5 - 16 years) £5.50
Concession Ticket £9.00 Family Ticket £28

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit - there will be a maximum of 10 people on each cavern tour
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (provided)
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Interactive displays closed
  • Online booking only
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Languages

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

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - For safety we cannot allow dogs on the cavern tour. The country park woods are ideal for dog walking.
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours mandatory
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Opening Times

* Open daily from July 20th 2020 Tours must be pre-booked online. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 4.30 pm daily.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    1059
  • Very Good
    518
  • Average
    82
  • Poor
    14
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • kirstyand0liver
    Breaston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lots of information
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th October 2020
    We visited the cave with our two children aged 4 and 10 and we all had a great time. The tour lasted just under an hour. The lady who took us ok the tour was very pleasant, friendly and gave us lots... Read full review
  • 777philm
    Surrey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Good wet day entertainment
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 29th October 2020
    Really good tour by Ron who gave really good fun and at times amusing facts on the history and geology of the caves. Easy to access and very impressive limestone caves with a river running through. Read full review
  • Rachey13
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fascinating!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    Our visit to Pooles Cavern was intresting, our tour guide down in to the caves was very knowledgeable and made the tour what it was. Some sights to be seen whilst in there so make sure to take... 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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