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“Good tour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park

Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park
Green Lane, Buxton SK17 9DH, England
+44 1298 26978
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Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Poole’s Cavern is the most spectacular natural cavern in the Peak District. Wonder at the amazing crystal formations which adorn the vast illuminated chambers on a one hour guided tour. Discover the home of the cave dwellers and learn about their lives in our new exhibition centre. Enjoy a tasty meal in the Cavern Café and explore the fossil and gemstone shop. Stroll through Buxton country park woodlands to the panoramic viewpoint of Solomon’s Temple.
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“Good tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

One of the better caverns I've visited in Derbyshire. Very open and not at all claustrophobic. Very knowledgeable and passionate guide who made an effort to make it interesting for younger children. Coffee Shop served nice food at a reasonable price.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Enjoyable visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

An educational visit to a rich part of Buxton, wereally enjoyed ourselves. To learn about the rich geographical history of the region

Visited February 2014
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Very interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Cavern was full of history and the Guide was very good.The country park was also a very nice place to walk around,but I would not recommend it if you have difficulty with steps and slopes.

Visited April 2014
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“Pleasant surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Pooles Cavern was something we had talk about for a while and we were not disappointed. Our guide was very knowledgable and happily answered any questions. The tour was approximately 45 minutes our guide keep the tour interesting with facts and history. Just remember to take a jacket and it is quite cold in the cave and you will get dripped on but that's all part of the experience. You can take a picnic lunch as there are tables and benches or there is always the cafe. There are walking trails in the park and you can take your dogs into the park. Loved it will definitely go again.

Visited April 2014
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“Bit pricey for £9 tour”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It was informative. It was £9 though, so I guess it is something worth doing. Nothing to particularly dislike. Might get a bit boring. The tour guides are informative and do try to make it fun.

Visited April 2014
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