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Discover Buxton Tours

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
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All reviews converted milk float tram tour anne's church mary queen of scots informative tour excellent tour driver guide places of interest hour long tour victorian tram lots of interesting facts booking office old church small church oldest building hall hotel money well spent
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week members of Harpur Hill W.I. thoroughly enjoyed hearing how Netta Christie turned an old milk float into Buxton’s iconic “little red bus”. The 8 seater bus transports tourists around the town and through its fascinating past. The very knowledgeable driver/guide brings Buxton’s history...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in this period of history this is for you. A great evening listening to "Mary Queen of Scots" (the wonderful Jane in full costume) telling us about the many times she spent in Buxton in the Elizabethan Tower which is now...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private tour in between Christmas and New Year , filling the tram with 4 Australian cousins and a baby ! The knowledge of our guide , his enthusiasm and added comfort of hot water bottles and blankets made for a fabulous morning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Very pleassant and informative tour at a reasonable price. Even though we have been living in Buxton for 20 years, we still found the tour interesting. Thank tou

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

A fantastic way to see the sights and hear the history of Buxton. Our tour guide, and driver, was Mike. So entertaining, friendly and knowledgeable. We had hot water bottles, blankets and could have had hot chocolate for the trip. Definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Took this little concerted milk truck tour at the suggestion of our gues hour owner. Well worth it. Michael was full of information and we made lots of stops along the way. One at a beautiful little church that is not open to the public...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

At first my wife and I wondered if we would enjoy a tour with only eight people being able to board the converted milk float for the tour, but we need not have worried. It was an excellent experience and very informative. Our driver, Michael,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Was in for a bit of a surprise thought it was going to just take us on a ride around Buxton but it was so much more, we stopped at a beautiful little church (which I never knew about although have been to Buxton several...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Our trip on this Victorian tram ( converted from a milk float) was informative and fun. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we stopped at the Dome which was amazing and also at St Anne's church in Higher Buxton. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

The converted milk float is an experience not to be missed, it may not be the fastest but it gives you plenty of time to take in the sites.

Date of experience: May 2018
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mary g
July 1, 2017|
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Response from DiscoverBuxtonTours | Property representative |
Are you the people booked at 11? if you get there about 10.50 the driver or our rep will be there.The festival fringe desk will have opened in our office so it will be a little hectic but we will sort you out!!
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mary g
June 22, 2017|
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Although wheelchairs cannot get on board we can store them in our office about 30 feet away. There are two shallow steps on to the vehicle and you can use the back of the vehicle to pull up. We usually take the chair right... More
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