AboutDiscover Poole’s Cavern, Buxton’s Hidden Wonder.
Take a Journey beneath the earth with our expert guides, explore the vast Limestone caverns and see how crystal Stalactites and Stalagmites have lined the chambers over millions of years.
Back above ground explore the beautiful country park woodlands and complete your day with a stroll to Grin Low and Solomon’s Temple viewpoint with superb views of the Peak District. Or for a more extreme experience try GO APE high wire tree top adventure. Taste the Peak in the Cavern café with meals or snacks, cakes and coffee served all day. We also have picnic areas and safe play area for children and toddlers. We are open every day, see you soon.
Grin Low Country Park
Explore beautiful woodland trails leading to Solomon's Temple viewpoint, or for a more extreme adventure try out Go Ape high wire course.
Poole's Cavern Cafe
The café serves refreshments, snacks and light meals. Separate room for group/school use and wet weather picnic room. Dogs are permitted in the visitor centre and café.
Adult Ticket £12.50, Child (5 - 16 years) £6.00
Concession Ticket £10.00 Family Ticket £32
- Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021
- Disabled toilets
Booking & Payment Details
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- 2m distancing in place
- Advance booking essential
- Capacity limit - there will be a maximum of 10 people on each cavern tour
- Clear signage
- Contactless payment possible
- COVID-19 measures in place
- COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
- COVID-19 risk assessment completed
- COVID-19 staff training completed
- Face mask essential (provided)
- Face masks available for visitors
- Face masks required for staff in public areas
- Facilities must be booked
- Floors clearly marked for social distancing
- Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
- Hygiene screens in place
- Interactive displays closed
- Online booking only
- Online booking possible
- Open now
- Outside seating
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
- Socially distanced spaced seating
- Staff required to regularly wash hands
- French signs/guides
- German signs/guides
- Spanish signs/guides
- Parking with charge
- Dogs Accepted - 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
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Accepts groups
* Open daily from May 17th Tours must be pre-booked online. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 4.30 pm daily.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Travelers Choice 2020
- Very Good517
- 777philmSurrey, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayGood wet day entertainmentThursday, 29th October 2020Really good tour by Ron who gave really good fun and at times amusing facts on the history and geology of the caves. Easy to access and very impressive limestone caves with a river running through. Read full review
- Rachey13Sheffield, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyFascinating!Sunday, 1st November 2020Our visit to Pooles Cavern was intresting, our tour guide down in to the caves was very knowledgeable and made the tour what it was. Some sights to be seen whilst in there so make sure to take... Read full review
- couplesguidetoLondon, United KingdomWonderful Experience, it gets Cold, Bring a JumperThursday, 22nd April 2021The experience is perfect for all ages, families, groups and couples. The guides a charismatic and take you on a visual historical tour through the life of the cavern, those who lived these and those... Read full review
Map & 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.