Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

4.6
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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  • We very much enjoyed our tour of the cave. The guide was informative and at around 50 minutes the tour was just about the right length.  more »
  • We’d stayed locally for a long weekend and choose a random tourist attraction to visit. There’s not a huge amount you can say - it’s a cave. But, it is an impressive one, going far back into the hill....  more »
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  • If you are interested in nature and it's natural architecture.. This caves are the best place for you... The caves are more than 2 million years old.... And the beauty is amazing.. The cavess have natural structural shapes formed inside . The 45 minutes tour guide is amazing journey in to the history... Do visit.
  • 10yr old granddaughter and my niece went into the cavern whilst myself and sister stayed in the cafe,the cafe was superb, clean, excellent food and service brilliant. The girls came out of the cavern raving about their experience and both want to go again. the tour of the cavern took 45 mins and their guide, Abby was very good. The gift shop is interesting with a huge amount on offer from the lowest budget. I didn't go in as disabled and can't stand too long but am going to give it a go next year.
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