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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 - 1603 reviews1603 reviews
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Guide Prices

Adult Ticket £10.50, Child (5 - 16 years) £5.50
Concession Ticket £9.00Family Ticket £28
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.
  • On-site light refreshments
  • 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)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours mandatory
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

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 4.30pm

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1009
  • Very Good
    499
  • Average
    78
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Nick S
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Nice cave visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th November 2019
    A group of friends visited Buxton for a weekend and chose to visit the caves. We had an escorted tour which run every 20 minutes. Our guide has been doing it for 16 years and still maintained his... Read full review
  • charlg99
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Santa’s Grotto!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th December 2019
    We came here just wanting to go around the cavern and have a look round but in December they have a Santa’s Grotto which is always booked up in full so they offered us a discounted rate to go and... Read full review
  • Travelalot2328
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    The best Father Christmas experience we have ever done.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th December 2019
    I have 11 & 7 year old's, so I have done a fair few Christmas & Santa experiences over the years. The 11 year old plays along for her sister so I wanted something different from the usual grotto. The... 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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