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Get Involved

with Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

Make a donation, volunteer with us, or become a Friend!

As a charity, we exist to ensure the Crescent and Pump Room stay operational and accessible for generations to come. Part of our charitable aims are to spread the word about the historical importance of these buildings and Buxton’s water, which involves a wide range of activities including many free and paid events that you can get the most out of by getting involved with us.

Become a Friend

Friends enjoy a host of benefits that make joining us a no-brainer. You’ll get 10% OFF Crescent Experience Tickets [year round?], 10%[?] OFF all our talks and events, access to our exclusive Friends events and more.

History of the Pump Room

The Pump Room was originally built in 1894, designed by architect [Johnny Architect] and financed by the [Seventh?] Duke of Devonshire. It was the solution to overcrowding at the Natural Mineral Baths over the road.

Locals and visitors to Buxton could pay a penny and enjoy as much mineral water as they liked, served by Well Women (later Well Attendants) who would tend to the marble well.

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.