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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Buxton holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I would highly recommend this place if you're in the area, a great experience with knowledgeable guides. I was persuaded to go under duress but very pleasantly surprised and the kids especially enjoye...  read more »
  • Had a couple of hours to kill so visited, very interesting tour with humorous guide, plenty of unusual rock formations, stalactites and mites. Souvenir shop and café also on site. 
  • The visitor centre is really professional and the staff are lovely. There is a little exhibition, cafe and info centre. The tour of the cavern takes a while and is cold. The lend fleeces. Go up to Sol...  read more »
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