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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 - 1518 reviews1518 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.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

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

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

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

Languages

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

Parking

  • Parking with charge

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

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    951
  • Very Good
    478
  • Average
    72
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • aliianmowbray
    Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Very educational trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th June 2019
    The cave has great geology as said by other reviewers. Recommend the tour by Chris. She made the space come alive in our imaginations by her wonderful storytelling about all the groups of people... Read full review
  • RDbear19
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great guide
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th June 2019
    The weather was awful so we found this to do whilst visiting Buxton. We didn't expect it to be so enjoyable - what really made it was our guide Ashley who was brilliant at telling the story of the... Read full review
  • Diane W
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A good place to visit on a rainy day
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th June 2019
    An interesting trip through the caves stepping back in time with a friendly and knowledgeable guide. 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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