Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

4.6
#2 of 17 in Nature in Derbyshire
At Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, journey beneath the earth to see a two million-year-old cavern. Located in the Peak District, this natural limestone cave boasts crystal formations dating as far back as the Bronze Age. Explore the cavern’s numerous chambers while learning about its history and early cave dwellers from knowledgeable guides. Above ground, stroll through the surrounding country park woodlands, heading toward Solomon’s Temple at the summit. You can stop here for a rest and enjoy panoramic views of the sprawling Buxton area. Head back down the trail and visit the cafe for a coffee or pastry before you leave. Plan to see Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Buxton road trip website .
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  • If you are anywhere near Buxton, this is well worth a visit. The cavern is quite cold inside and warm outer clothing is essential. The roof can be very low for tall people. You can only in a guided to...  more »
  • Such a good day out. Amazing tour guide. Lovely outdoor walks with amazing views. We would recommend.  more »
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  • What a place to visit. The place was well sign posted and easy to find. Spacious car park to boot The cavern tour was something else. The guided tour, apologies forgot her name, knew her stuff and gave us a full insight of the history of the cavern. It was nicely balanced with really neat information and not being too heavy that we felt overloaded. The tour was well placed and we had plenty of time to take pictures and take in the cavern and it's beauty Overall the tour was around an hour long and it cost £10 per adult. Well worth the price. After the tour there's a neat cafe and a gift store. Both well priced and a nice place to relax after the tour I would heavily recommend this to all of you who are on the fence
  • Glorious place. We were lucky to see it in the snow! Will be amazing in the summer too. The Poole Cavern was beautiful and the guide ... Knowledgeable and funny! Would recommend to everyone! The cafe served lovely food and the staff (everywhere) are so friendly and helpful.
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