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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.

The Opera House is the centre of entertainment offering a full range of musical and non musical productions, and hosts the Buxton Festival in the Summer.

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.

The towns and villages of Bakewell, Matlock Bath, Tideswell, Ashford in the Water, Hope and Castleton are also close by.

Alton Towers is 40 minutes away with Manchester and Stockport, Macclesfield, Stoke, Sheffield, Chesterfield and Derby also within easy reach.
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For more information about the area visit Cressbrook Multimedia's Peak District Information website or see this interactive map.

Public Transport

There is a regular bus service to and from Manchester International Airport.

Rail services ro and from Manchester - see

Intercity rail from Machester, Stockport and Macclesfield - see

National Rail Enquiries - 08457 484950

Buses, including Local Express and Wayfarer timetables. Traveline - 0871 2002233

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