Poole’s Cavern Buxton

Stroll though beautiful woodland trails to a panoramic Peak District hilltop viewpoint

What to See & Do

Take a Journey

You will go beneath the earth with expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns. Also, you’ll see how crystal stalactites have lined the chambers over millions of years. Stroll through beautiful woodland trails to a panoramic Peak District hilltop viewpoint.

Notably, Poole’s Cavern is an ancient natural Limestone Cavern. Explore with the expert guides these vast, beautifully illuminated rock sculpted galleries. Meanwhile, you can a marvel at the variety of crystal Stalactites and Stalagmites. These are renowned as the finest underground scenery in the UK. You can find both Poole’s Cavern and Country Park woodlands on the outskirts of the historic Spa town of Buxton.

The historic Spa Town of Buxton is famous for its therapeutic waters, Magnificent Georgian buildings, spectacular Peak District scenery. This all comes with a warm welcome. The town has attracted curious visitors since the 16th century. Mary Queen of Scots was interned in the residence of the Earl of Shrewsbury. This is now the Old Hall Hotel in Buxton.

Historically, early travellers followed a route guide known as the’ Wonders of the Peak’ published in 1636 taking in the first wonder of Poole’s Cavern along the way. To be sure, you can follow in the footsteps of centuries of explorers, travellers, vagabonds and royalty on a group visit with our expert guides to journey deep underground and deep into the past.

Also, you could combine your cavern visit with a walk to Grin low viewpoint, lunch at the cavern cafe or time to explore the town of Buxton Spa.

Roam Grinlow Woods and reach Solomon’s Temple

In fact, there is a park and picnic area, stroll through beautiful woodland trails to the hilltops where the vantage point known locally as Solomon’s Temple stands.

Additionally, there is of Go Ape’s highest adventure courses, with zip wires, aerial walkways and much more.

The Visitors Centre and Café

By all means, try the Cafe@the Cavern has a wide range of delicious produce including daily specials, light snacks and fair-trade coffee.

The cavern exhibition at the visitor centre covers our extensive history and our rock & gift centre has a wide range of fossils, gemstones and jewellery on offer.

Finally, For prices please see the website.


  • Poole’s Cavern Buxton (Buxton Civic Association)
  • Green Ln,
    SK17 9DH

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