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The Buxton Crescent
Visitor Experience
Stories of a town inspired by water

Buxton Visitor Centre

Buxton Visitor Centre
 
Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4.30pm
Sunday, 10.30am – 4pm

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience
Reopened on 17th May 2021.

Get Involved

Help Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust preserve and celebrate the heritage and future of the Crescent.

You are warmly invited

To visit the elegant Victorian Pump Room, dedicated to Arnemetia The Goddess of the Grove to take the thermal mineral waters and experience a trip into the past to find out more about this magnificent space and its history. Rising from 5,000 feet below ground the water is at a constant 27.5 degrees and has been enjoyed since Roman times. Visitors to the town, who would have 'taken the waters' include Mary Queen of Scots, Georgian aristocracy, eminent Victorians such as Darwin and the Wedgwood family. Then in later years by Vera Brittain and more recently by the many visitors to and performers at the Opera House and Buxton's renowned festivals.

The Pump Room Events

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust presents a programme of evening events featuring talks, music, cultural, artistic, family and educational events. Coming soon.

Get Involved

Become a Friend of Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust or join the team of volunteers or support the project through a range of sponsorship and donation opportunities.

Latest News

"Buxton's thermal mineral water has inspired people for over 2,000 years. It was the Romans who first discovered the warm spring."
Duke of Devonshire
Patron - Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

Support us

Support The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust with membership by becoming a Friend.

Join

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are very grateful to our members, sponsors and partners.

Volunteer

The time, support and passion of our volunteers is greatly valued by the Heritage Trust.

Hire

Hire our stunning Pump Room from Spring 2019 or the Crescent's Assembly Room from Spring 2020.

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