Out and About in Buxton
On the doorstep the Pavilion Gardens offer pleasant walks, the band on a Sunday and the miniature railway. The Pavilion and Octagon regularly host fairs, exhibitions, auctions and next door you will find the swimming pool.
In addition Buxton boasts the largest Fringe Festival outside Edinburgh, the Four 4 Time world wide music festival, the puppet festival, comedy club, acoustic music venues and exhibitions at the Museum.
Architecturally the jewel in the crown is John Carr's Crescent which will be reopened as the first Spa hotel in Britain.
Not to be missed are the magnificent Dome, part of the Buxton Campus of Derby University, Broad Walk, The Old Hall Hotel and St John's church. Poole’s Cavern and Solomon’s temple are also a short walk from Grosvenor House.
The Peak District
Within easy reach of Buxton by car or bus, are found Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Lyme Park, Eyam, as well as stunning countryside in Edale, Dovedale, Monsal Dale, the Manifold Valley and the Goyt Valley.
Alton Towers is 40 minutes away with Manchester and Stockport, Macclesfield, Stoke, Sheffield, Chesterfield and Derby also within easy reach.
You can find a link for it at www.altontowers.com
There is a regular bus service to and from Manchester International Airport.
Rail services ro and from Manchester - see www.northernrail.org
Intercity rail from Machester, Stockport and Macclesfield - see www.virgintrains.com/trains
National Rail Enquiries - 08457 484950
Buses, including Local Express and Wayfarer timetables. Traveline - 0871 2002233
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