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Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton
(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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  • This is a 'must see' if you visit Buxton. The tour guides were so charming and well informed about the history and geology of these amazing caves. To top it all the tea rooms served the most delicious...  more »
  • We practically had our own tour and the guide has a great depth of knowledge. Definitely worth a visit. 
  • A welcoming visitor centre and friendly staff introduced us to the cavern a witty guide showed us the interesting sights of caverns with stalegtites and mites. Enjoyed experiencing absolute darkness w...  more »