Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Buxton

4.6
#1 of 47 in Things to do in Buxton
Must see · Cave · Wildlife Area
Create an itinerary including Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country 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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
1,811 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • A safe mostly flat gentle walk in a large cave. Worth a look. It can be a little cold as all caves are usually 5 degree's C, wear a jumper if you want to feel warm. 
    A safe mostly flat gentle walk in a large cave. Worth a look. It can be a little cold as all caves are usually 5 degree's C, wear a jumper if you want to feel warm.  more »
  • Enjoyed an excellent tour into Poole's Cavern seeing stalactmites, slalactites etc. The guide was very informative and entertaining bringing the history of this ancient site to life. 
    Enjoyed an excellent tour into Poole's Cavern seeing stalactmites, slalactites etc. The guide was very informative and entertaining bringing the history of this ancient site to life.  more »
Google
  • Had an amazing time going into the caves with such a knowledgeable guide. There was a lovely surprise at the end, and that alone was well worth the the cost of a ticket! It does get chilly down there, so was glad I had read the information provided on the website and had wrapped up warm. We had booked for 9.30am, and our group was very small, we could see that the group was much larger when we left. Overall, a very memorable experience.
  • Had a brilliant tour guide (was it George?) Which made the experience all the better. Lots of wow moments and learning opportunities, well preserved with a nice gift shop and cafe. Big car park too and nice walk up to Solomon's Temple after. Definitely recommend!

Plan your trip to Buxton

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.