Buxton is home to Poole's Cavern, an extensive limestone cavern open to the public, and St Ann's Well, fed by the geothermal spring bottled and sold internationally by Buxton Mineral Water Company. Also in the town is the Buxton Opera House, which hosts several music and theatre festivals each year. The Devonshire Campus of the University of Derby is housed in one of the town's historic buildings.

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Buxton’s ambition to become “England’s Leading Spa Town” is becoming a reality, a campaigning community group claims. Vision Buxton, the town’s volunteer …

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Buxton Museum & Art Gallery has a permanent collection of local artefacts, geological and archaeological samples (including the William Boyd Dawkins collection) and 19th- and 20th-century paintings, including works by Brangwyn, Chagall, Chahine and their contemporaries. There are also regular exhibitions by local and regional artists and various other events.[35] The Pavilion Gardens hosts regular arts, crafts, antiques and jewellery fairs.[36]

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Sunday 23rd October – 10.00am – 4.00pm The Thomas Theyer Foundation will be holding their annual Autumn Fair shopping event at the …

Poole's Cavern and Grin Low Country Park, Buxton, Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District. An interesting cavern, occupied from Roman times and before, with a country park which leads up to Solomon's Temple.

If you’re after something more substantial however, you’ll certainly want to pay a visit to our Pavilion Café which serves from a menu offering a delicious range of dishes to suit any appetite. Our expert chefs prepare the dishes from fresh and locally sourced produce daily. Our Pavilion Café also contains a children’s area which comprises of a baby station, microwave and soft play area to inspire fun whilst you wait for your meal.

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Above our Pavilion Café, you’ll find our mezzanine Art Café which boasts some of the best views of the gardens. Our Art Café is also wonderfully decorated by beautiful artwork from our friends at Gallery in the Gardens, artwork is available for purchase.

When the railways arrived in Buxton in 1863, Buxton railway station was opened under the design of Joseph Paxton, previously gardener and architect to William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire. Paxton also designed the layout of the Park Road circular estate; he is perhaps most famous for his design of the Crystal Palace in London.

Buxton Crescent in the Derbyshire Peak District, is one of the finest Georgian buildings in England. The nearby Buxton Opera House is Frank Matcham's masterpiece and the former Devonshire Hospital has the largest unsupported dome in Europe.

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The new market has started! Buxton Town Team launched the new market on Saturday 30th April 2016! The Tuesday market will be traditional, …

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It’s been billed the biggest development in the recent history of Buxton’s Georgian gem, the Crescent, as the main contract work to …

Discover Buxton has a new tour guide – Vera Brittain! During the summer of 1915, Vera Brittain spent three months at The …

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The Opera House has a year-long programme of drama, concerts, comedy and other events.[32] In September 2010, following a £2.5 million reconstruction, the former Paxton Suite in the Pavilion Gardens re-opened as a performance venue called the Pavilion Arts Centre. The centre, located behind the Opera House, includes a 369-seat auditorium. The stage area can be converted into a separate 93-seat studio theatre.[33][34]

The Pavilion Gardens St. John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE

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At 1,000 feet (300 m) above sea level, Buxton is the highest market town in England.[nb 1] Due to this relatively high elevation, Buxton tends to be cooler than surrounding towns, with daytime temperature typically around 2 °C lower than Manchester. A Met Office weather station has collected climate date for the town since 1908, with digitized data from 1959 available online. In June 1975, the town was hit by a freak snowstorm that stopped play during a cricket match.[13]

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Buxton, Derbyshire, is housed in the former Peak Hotel and has an excellent display on the history of the Peak District as well as an Art Gallery and the Boyd Dawkins collection.

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The week-long Four Four Time music festival is held every February and features a variety of rock, pop, folk, blues, jazz and world music.[29] The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, a three-week theatre festival from the end of July through most of August, was held in Buxton from 1994 to 2013; it moved to Harrogate in 2014.[30] By June 2013, 25,000 tickets had been sold for the 2013 events.[31]

The hillside around Solomon's Temple is a popular local bouldering venue with many small outcrops giving problems mainly in the lower grades. These are described in the 2003 guidebook High over Buxton: A Boulderer's Guide.[62] Hoffman Quarry at Harpur Hill, sitting prominently above Buxton, is a local venue for sport climbing.[63]

The Buxton Mineral Water Company (owned by Nestle) extracts and bottles mineral waters in Buxton.[39] A local newspaper, the Buxton Advertiser, is published weekly.

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Several Limestone quarries are located close to Buxton,[41] including the "Tunstead Superquarry", the largest producer of high-purity industrial limestone in Europe, which employs 400 people.[42] The quarrying sector also provides employment in limestone processing[43] and distribution.[44] Other industrial employers include the Health & Safety Laboratory, which engages in health and safety research and incident investigations and maintains over 350 staff locally.[38][45][46]

The town hosts a University of Derby campus at the site of the former Devonshire Royal Hospital, as well as the Buxton & Leek College formed by the August 2012 merger of the university with Leek College.

Buxton has a football club Buxton F.C., who play at the Silverlands; a cricket club, Buxton Cricket Club;[56] a Buxton Rugby Union club;[57] and a hockey club, Buxton Hockey Club.[58] In addition, four Hope Valley League football clubs are based in Buxton: Buxton Town, Peak Dale and Buxton Christians play at the Fairfield Centre, with Blazing Rag playing at the Kents Bank Recreation Ground.[citation needed]

J.W. Potter & Co is located in the town and is the oldest department store in the town and surrounding area, established in 1860.[40]