The Pump Room | 130th Anniversary

A weekend of celebrating 130 years of the Pump Room’s service to Buxton.

2024 marks 130 years since the Pump Room originally opened for visitors to take the waters of St. Ann’s Well, and 5 years since reopening as Buxton Visitor Centre as part of the Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa redevelopment.

To mark the occasion, we’re celebrating with a weekend of food, drink, music and displays!

On Saturday 22 June, come along to a delicious food and drink evening with fantastic local suppliers!

And on Sunday 23 June, we’ve got family activities, live music and more displays.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page as we’ll be posting more details there soon.

See you at the Pump Room!

Friends of BCHT enjoy 10% off all tickets.

Buxton Crescent is accessible by wheelchair and fitted with accessible lift and toilet facilities. The Pump Room is one-level Assistance dogs are welcome in Buxton Crescent and the Pump Room. We are working hard on having hearing loops available before the end of 2024.

The Pump Room is fitted with an accessible toilet.

Buxton Crescent has male, female and accessible toilets.

The Pavilion Gardens have public toilet facilities, just 5 minutes walk away.

Dogs are very welcome in the Pump Room and we always have complimentary dog treats at the Visitor Information desk.

Assistance dogs are allowed in the Buxton Crescent Experience and in the Assembly Rooms.

A variety of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks are usually available during events in the Pump Room.

See our complete FAQ here.

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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.