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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 - 1438 reviews1438 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
    903
  • Very Good
    450
  • Average
    68
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Rovers09
    Preston
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting and well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th December 2018
    I think other reviewers have rightly commented that this cave system isn't as spectacular as some of those abroad but it still has an interesting history and has some scenic formations. It was cooler... Read full review
  • Helen R
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Winter Wonderland
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th December 2018
    We didn't realise until we got there that every weekend in December it's a special 'Meet Santa in the Grotto' thing, however, the staff still let us in (at a reduced rate too!) to see the caves. An... Read full review
  • Vincenzo G
    Buxton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th December 2018
    An amazing experience. This very large cavern is extremely interesting. The guide is very knowledgeable and witty making for a lovely way to spend a couple of hours. 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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Related

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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