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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Green Lane
SK17 9DH
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Poole's Cavern & Country Park


Discover Poole’s Cavern, Buxton’s Hidden Wonder.
Take a Journey beneath the earth with our expert guides, explore the vast Limestone caverns and see how crystal Stalactites and Stalagmites have lined the chambers over millions of years.
Back above ground explore the beautiful country park woodlands and complete your day with a stroll to Grin Low and Solomon’s Temple viewpoint with superb views of the Peak District. Or for a more extreme experience try GO APE high wire tree top adventure. Taste the Peak in the Cavern café with meals or snacks, cakes and coffee served all day. We also have picnic areas and safe play area for children and toddlers. We are open every day, see you soon.

Grin Low Country Park

Explore beautiful woodland trails leading to Solomon's Temple viewpoint, or for a more extreme adventure try out Go Ape high wire course.

Poole's Cavern Cafe

The café serves refreshments, snacks and light meals. Separate room for group/school use and wet weather picnic room. Dogs are permitted in the visitor centre and café.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Poole's Cavern tourfrom £6.80 to £14.50 per adult

Adult Ticket £14.50, Child (5 - 16 years) £6.80
Concession Ticket £12.00 Family Ticket £37.50


  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site
  • Refill Scheme


  • 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
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • 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


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


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


  • 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, Winter weekdays tours at 10.30,, 1.30, 2.30 weekends 10am to 4pm.
March to October open daily 9.30 to 5pm. Check booking page for tour times.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Roam49092933460
      Trip Type:
      Great afternoon here
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th May 2022
      We visited the cavern this afternoon. The tour of the cavern was very interesting and the cavern itself was amazing, well worth a visit. The cafe in the visitor centre also very good and reasonable... Read full review
    • Salsalj
      Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great place to visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th May 2022
      Great place to visit. Tour guide provides information on the caves, history and also snippets of interesting facts. Made even better that you can walk to Solomons Temple after for free. Great cafe... Read full review
    • Sue C
      Hayes, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th May 2022
      What a wonderful experience to see these caves. Our guide Luke was informative and made the tour really interesting. I didn't think I was going to enjoy it very much but I was pleasantly surprised. A... 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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