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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Green Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 9DH
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Tel01298 26978

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1022 reviews1022 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.

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS VistEngland VAQAS 2016

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Languages

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

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

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

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

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Groups

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

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    631
  • Very Good
    328
  • Average
    50
  • Poor
    10
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Paul K
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Stretch your legs in the wood
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th March 2017
    Situated on the southern edge of Buxton this is a great place to stretch your legs. From the car park you can take a number of walks through the woods which now clad the hills. The routes are... Read full review
  • RickDalby
    Harrogate, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Good tour guide, interesting history but quite a short tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    When visiting Buxton recently my family and I decided to go on the tour of the Poole's cavern. The tour guide Luke was very knowledgeable and approachable, learning about the stalactites and mites... Read full review
  • Eloise V
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Well worth a visit!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st March 2017
    My partner and I had a weekend trip to Buxton, and since I am half Fraggle, half Goblin, this was definitely on my list of things to do. We arrived just in time for the next tour (huzzah for good... 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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