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Our brand new visitor experience tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. 

Buxton Visitor Centre 

February Opening times

Until the 20th February 

Wednesday to Sunday :

10.00am to 4.00pm

From the 21st to the 28th of February 

Monday to Saturday: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Sunday: 10:30 to 3.30pm

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience

February Opening times

Open: Thursday to Sunday

Closed: Monday to Wednesday

Please refer to available timeslots to book your ticket.

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 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 28 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 Evening Events

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

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

Trustees Week 2022

The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is supported by a wonderful team of Trustees who offer their expert knowledge on all topics from conserving our wonderful built assets, to finance, marketing, tourism and business management.  All charities have a board of

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Pump Room Available!

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust offers a free venue to local community groups Does your community group need a venue? Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are excited to announce that, with the support of the Bingham Trust, we can now offer a

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Regency Masked Ball

Buxton’s first Regency Ball in 200 years – coming to the Crescent this September (The Gorgeous Georgians are coming to Buxton) The recently renovated Buxton Crescent, one of the finest Georgian buildings in the country, built by the 5th Duke

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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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Announcing: Apply now to to join us on a work placement through the Kickstart Scheme

We’re excited to invite applications for two new Visitor Services officer and Host work placements with the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust.

Thanks to the Kickstart Scheme two new young people will be able to work in our friendly and passionate visitor services team, a great opportunity to gain work experience in a growing heritage and tourism charity.

If you’re age 16 to 24 and in receipt of Universal Credit, find out more about the role and follow the link to apply online! … Read More

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"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

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

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

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

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