Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

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Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
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. Plan to see Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Buxton road trip website.
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  • Our visit to Pooles Cavern was intresting, our tour guide down in to the caves was very knowledgeable and made the tour what it was. Some sights to be seen whilst in there so make sure to take...  more »
  • Really good tour by Ron who gave really good fun and at times amusing facts on the history and geology of the caves. Easy to access and very impressive limestone caves with a river running through.  more »
  • If you are interested in nature and it's natural architecture.. This caves are the best place for you... The caves are more than 2 million years old.... And the beauty is amazing.. The cavess have natural structural shapes formed inside . The 45 minutes tour guide is amazing journey in to the history... Do visit.
  • 10yr old granddaughter and my niece went into the cavern whilst myself and sister stayed in the cafe,the cafe was superb, clean, excellent food and service brilliant. The girls came out of the cavern raving about their experience and both want to go again. the tour of the cavern took 45 mins and their guide, Abby was very good. The gift shop is interesting with a huge amount on offer from the lowest budget. I didn't go in as disabled and can't stand too long but am going to give it a go next year.

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