Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Type:Cave

Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9DH
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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

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About

Discover Poole’s Cavern, Buxton’s Hidden Wonder.
Take a Journey beneath the earth with our expert guides who will reveal the amazing stories of the underground landscape of the Peak District. Discover cathedral sized chambers once inhabited by Stone age settlers,the underground Derbyshire River Wye which carved these natural galleries for millenia and magnificant crystal stalactites growing over thousands of years 
Back above ground explore the beautiful country park woodlands and complete your day with a stroll to Grin Low and Solomon’s Temple viewpoint with superb views of the Peak District. Or for a more extreme experience try GO APE high wire tree top adventure. We are open every day, see you soon.

Grin Low Country Park

Explore beautiful woodland trails leading to Solomon's Temple and panoramic Peak District views.

Poole's Cavern Cafe
Open daily with home made daily specials, all day breakfasts soups snacks and yummy cakes made with locally sourced produce. Refuel with Buxton roastery coffee also available at the cafe shop.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Poole's Cavern tour - Ticketfrom £6.80 to £14.50 per adult

Adult Ticket £14.50, Child (5 - 16 years) £6.80
Concession Ticket £12.00 Family Ticket £37.50

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit - there will be a maximum of 10 people on each cavern tour
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (provided)
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Interactive displays closed
  • Online booking only
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Education/study area
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Poole's Cavern is a 20 minute walk from Buxton Railway Station and Bus Station. From the Crescent and Tourist Information Centre follow Broad Walk and Temple Road to Green Lane and The Cavern. By road follow the brown tourist signs from A6, A515 or A53 to Green Lane. Pay and display car park for 80 vehicles priced at £2.00 for 4 hours, or £3.00 all day. Level access to visitor centre. There is no public transport bus route direct to Poole's Cavern. The nearest railway station is Buxton, which is 1 mile away.

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2022

Opening Times

* Open daily, Winter weekdays tours at 10.30, 11.30.12.30, 1.30, 2.30 weekends 10am to 4pm.
March to October open daily 9.30 to 5pm. Check booking page for tour times.