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Heritage & History

Buxton Town Centre Celebrated in a new Photography Exhibition at the Buxton Pump Room

The people and businesses at the heart of Buxton’s town centre are set to be celebrated in ‘Our Street’ – a new photography exhibition at the Buxton Pump Room … Read More

A Buxton Alphabet Competition – Celebrate your best bit of Buxton with a poem and a picture

A is for Arnemtiae, B is for Buxton FC, C is for Crescent, D is for?*

Finding out about the Manchester Alphabets got us thinking; what would a Buxton Alphabet look like? What would the people of Buxton include in a Buxton Alphabet created in 2022?
Our team in the Buxton Visitor Centre and Buxton Visitor Experience share top tips about Buxton everyday. We are always looking for ways to raise awareness of different places in the town that people can visit and enjoy; which is why we are launching this competition – to connect and celebrate the unique things about Buxton.
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Buxton Crescent on the Net Online Heritage Talks

Join us for ‘Buxton Crescent on the Net’ Online heritage talks and presentations this winter

Next month we start our series of online heritage talks, with a lively and engaging (and thoroughly-researched!) history of English spas with author Melanie King. With her new book ‘The Secret History of English Spas’ hot off the press (and in stock at the Pump Room), we are looking forward to hearing Melanie speak about a topic very close to our hearts! … Read More

Our visitor experience...

tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. Click here to read more.

Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.