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Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
Award-winning Pavilion Gardens hosts regular arts, crafts, antiques, and jewelry fairs. This historic site offers a rare combination of walks, lakes, play areas, and miniature train rides, attracting over half a million visitors every year. Opened in 1871, the gardens were designed by renowned Victorian architects Joseph Paxton and Edward Milner. The main building houses the city’s official visitor center, where you can take care of all your accommodation needs and browse through the best local attractions. Grab a quick bite at the gardens’ coffee bar, or visit the Pavilion Cafe for a hearty meal prepared using the finest and freshest local produce. The gardens also contain a modern arts center, so be sure to check online for a list of upcoming special events and live performances. Plan to visit Pavilion Gardens during your Buxton vacation using our convenient Buxton vacation trip planner.
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  • A beautiful walk through the gardens and along the stream. A botanical glass house with lots of firns and exotic plants with a cage and market at the end. A gorgeous relaxing day in a fabulous town. V...  read more »
  • Visited today with a friend, beautiful & larger than I expected! We had a lovely walk around the lake and trees. 
  • Very well looked after gardens, lovely to have a walk around while in the area. The area surrounding the gardens is very nice as well 
  • Lovely gardens/park and café otherwise not a great deal to do, though plenty for the little ones with a miniature train and good play area.
  • The Pavilion Gardens are one of Buxton's best features. The park has plenty of space with two playground to suit all ages. At the weekend a miniature railway runs too. The pavilion itself has two cafes, a good shop and events on most weekends.
  • A great place, has a recent park upgrade, the cafe does great food table service. Little steam train.
  • BSS.....Beautiful Simple Stunning
  • Really lovely park. Highly recommend especially with kids they'll love the train.
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