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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 - 1412 reviews1412 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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    887
  • Very Good
    444
  • Average
    65
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Shannon G
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Wonderful tour and tour guide!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th October 2018
    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Austin. He was very knowledgable, clearly passionate, personal and happy to answer any questions - we couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide. The cave was... Read full review
  • Simon L
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great cave tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th October 2018
    A very interesting place to visit. The tour of the cave was excellent and the park has some really great walks. Read full review
  • Ailsa_n_Darren
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Poole's Cavern - totally rocks
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th October 2018
    Superb natural attraction with really insightful guided tour. Part of the entry fee goes towards maintaining the local heritage. Our guide (Ashley) was superb with a great mix of knowledge, humour... 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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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Tuesday, 25th December 2018

Santa's Grotto at Poole's CavernSanta will be returning to his favourite Grotto at Poole's cavern each weekend in December, and Christmas eve too. Bring your Christmas wishes and all the family to visit the wonderfully illuminated grotto, meet the man himself and explore the spectacular cavern.
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