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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 - 1625 reviews1625 reviews
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Guide Prices

Adult Ticket £10.50, Child (5 - 16 years) £5.50
Concession Ticket £9.00Family Ticket £28
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.
  • On-site light refreshments
  • 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)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours mandatory
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

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 4.30pm

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1022
  • Very Good
    505
  • Average
    80
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Tony S
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great caves, walks & cafe
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd February 2020
    Fantastic cave network, the guide was very knowledgeable and humerus. Walked around the nearby woods before have a cup of loose leaf tea and a wonderful toasted mozzarella, tomato & pesto toastie. Read full review
  • msgoldman1
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    An interesting place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd February 2020
    We did a tour of the cavern and really liked it. The lady explained the history of the case and really brought it to life which made it very enjoyable. When they turned The lights off you could... Read full review
  • Victoria l
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing, nature at it's best!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd February 2020
    Lovely visit to Poole's cavern. Very knowledgable host. Enjoyed the natural wonders of the cave. Definitely worth a visit! If you gift aid when paying you get free return for a year, which I think... 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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