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Address: 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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AMAZING University with Hidden Gem in basement!

We were looking for the Devonshire Spa and came in the back door to the university. The atrium area with restaurant is truly jaw dropping. A magnificent feat of engineering... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Bath
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We were looking for the Devonshire Spa and came in the back door to the university. The atrium area with restaurant is truly jaw dropping. A magnificent feat of engineering, stunning in proportion and all yours for the price of a cuppa or a meal. Downstairs is the Devonshire spa- the best kept secret in the Peaks- we healed ourselves... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing building and the perfect place to host a special event. Easy access on foot or by car and very close to the centre of Buxton.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Worth looking at but just a college with coffee [Costa] facilities. Don't spend much time there. Dimensions wrong in booklet.

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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this review

The Dome is part of the University of Derby and also a campus for Buxton and Leek College but it one of the most remarkable buildings in the Peak District. We do serve costa, but we also have a café open Monday to Friday serving breakfast and lunch together with a range of teas coffees and cakes. We also have... More 

Manchester
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My daughter and I visited the Devonshire Spa based at the Dome in Buxton. Amazing spa with top quality treatments. Thoroughly recommend it as a very special treat. Go on.... your'e worth it!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I saw Michael Portillo on telly reporting on this amazing piece of architecture and engineering. Perfect for a gentle morning stroll up the hill and a coffee in one of the cafes in the building.

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Ashford Middlesex
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I booked a half day spa for my boyfriends birthday and we had a truly relaxing afternoon. The hydrotherapy pool is brilliant, as are the various rooms (sauna, steam, aromatherapy room.) You are provided with orange juice, cranberry juice and water throughout the afternoon and towels and robes are included which was brilliant. We enjoyed a full body massage and... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was a very well organised event. The staff were brilliant. The content of the day was interesting, informative and entertaining. I was extremely impressed.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a really impressive building in the centre of Buxton. There was nothing specific going on when we went there as the staff were preparing for an event the next day. There are times that you can eat here, but is was not available when we went, but it was good to take a look round. Well worth a... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My Fiancée and I attended on Sunday 22nd February for the Peaks and Dales wedding fare. The staff were very polite, friendly and helpful and the event was well laid out with plenty of amenities. It is a grand old building and has a sense of majesty as you enter unlike a lot of more modern buildings. The only criticism... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

On a recent visit to Buxton to meet up (after a long time) with old friends, we found ourselves at lunchtime close to the Dome and wandered in to have a look and also to find something to eat. It's quite stunning. We walked all the way round and found it slightly surreal to be passing rooms in which lectures... More 

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