Buxton in the Peak District

Introduction: Buxton in the Peak District is the Counties highest Market Town making it a super place for exploring the moors and Derbyshire dales. It is also one of the oldest ‘Spas’ in the country too. Buxton is best known for its beautiful Peak District scenery, architecture and its Spa water. It is a town of two halves Higher Buxton & Lower Buxton. .

Shopping in Buxton:

Every Saturday and Tuesday there is a busy market in the Market place.


Peak District Attractions in Buxton:

Opera House

Pavilion Gardens

Devonshire Dome

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery  Admission free.

Poole’s Cavern

Buxton Country Park & Solomon’s Temple

Go Ape!

The Cresent

Pump Room  Admission free.

St Anne’s Well

Events in Buxton:

Buxton Festival

Attracts around 40,000 visitors, taking over the whole town for three weeks every July. Featuring hundreds of performances from comedy and drama to music and film.

International G&S Festival 

 Takes place annually at Buxton Opera House during the first three weeks in August.

Buxton Wells Dressing 

 A week-long programme of events culminates in the annual carnival.

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