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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

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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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  • Friendly and informative staff make this a must see trip, good access also for the not so sure under foot, would highly recommend  more »
  • Great way to spend an hour or so on a snowy day! Our guide Luke was enthusiastic and friendly. Would recommend.  more »
  • Had a great time, welcoming and informative staff. and in walking distance of the town centre, and then the nice walk through the wood to the temple  more »