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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 - 1460 reviews1460 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

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    920
  • Very Good
    455
  • Average
    68
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • 276denden
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th February 2019
    Nice place and friendly staff. We found out new information about the history of Buxton and the cavern is very beautiful. Our guide, Will, was friendly, knowledgeable and funny - made us laugh... Read full review
  • Brastard
    North England
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Well paved, lit, and hand rail. Certainly worth a visit if you want to go into a cave. Car parking costs £2.
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    Well paved, lit, and hand rail. Certainly worth a visit if you want to go into a cave. Car parking costs £2. Some cars are parked on the road outside to avoid this extra cost. Read full review
  • MumiecK
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting enjoyable experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th February 2019
    Just been into the cavern with my family. Well lit with handrail.Lively interesting talk. Amazing stalactites and stalagmites. Learned a lot about the history and geology of the caves. Worth a visit... 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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