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Discover Buxton Tours

Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
+44 1298 79648
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Our guide was amusing and informative. The tour bus was delightful with plenty of blankets to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geraldine S
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great little tram trip

Buxton is an elegant town . A fun way to learn more about its history is to take this little tram... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peak District, United Kingdom
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Heritage tour company showcasing the history and architecture of this magnificent spa town.Tours can be taken aboard the newly converted Victorian "tram" called The Wonder of the Peak.The tram is very special and can only carry 8 people so pre booking is recommended. We also offer guided walking tours,geology tours and Mary Queen of Scots tours.Featured on TV and radio.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
+44 1298 79648
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was amusing and informative. The tour bus was delightful with plenty of blankets to either keep you warm or soften the seat. Great fun way to see the town .

Thank Geraldine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buxton is an elegant town . A fun way to learn more about its history is to take this little tram ride around the centre .Its actually a converted milk float and seats just eight people . They have travel rugs to snuggle under on...More

1  Thank Englishtraveller12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our tour of Buxton with our guide Mike who was very knowledgeable and his humour made the trip so enjoyable.Would recommend this tour with any visitor to Buxton.We really enjoyed seeing the Dome and the church and learnt so much of the history...More

Thank kerrymay2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour around Buxton with a very knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming guide (Michael). Since you go around on a converted milk float, the group is small which makes for a relaxed atmosphere. Guides always say 'feel free to ask questions' although normally...More

Thank salinkina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought Fred the driver was very good and we enjoyed seeing inside the dome and the small church. The tour is good value and very informative.

Thank warwickrockers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant time. Saw parts of Buxton we would never have seen otherwise. Michael (the guide), was really enthusiastic and a wealth of local knowledge. Can't recommend this experience enough. The most fun you can have on a milk float.

Thank startreking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister, brother-in-law and I went on a 'Discover Buxton Tour' last week, in the converted milk float, with the driver and guide, the delightful Fred. It was so much fun, and the icing on the cake was going in the The Dome on the...More

1  Thank GILL C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steve gave us a really interesting and informative tour in a very listenable manner. We learned about the development and architecture of Buxton and the crucial role played by Robert Rippon Duke. Steve was a mine of information and clearly passionate about his topic. We...More

Thank twb666
Reviewed May 18, 2017

The Discover Buxton team delivered an excellent talk on the history of the Crescent to my GCSE students, which involved a powerpoint of pictures and film of the crescent, from the past to the present, followed by a tour around the area. We even linked...More

Thank Harperlovesshoppin
Reviewed May 17, 2017

So interesting and informative but also a fun and happy experience, so pleased we didn't miss this gem!

Thank david_coe21
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mary g
Is it wheelchair friendly
June 22, 2017|
Response from startreking | Reviewed this property |
im sorry no its very small x
Jacky B
Price of tour
September 11, 2016|
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Response from nikki g | Reviewed this property |
Yes £6 for adults and £4 for kids