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Pigeon Post Family Trail Pump Room

Pigeon Post Office
Family trail and crafting


Friday 8th December to Monday 8th January 10.00am - 4.00pm


The Pump Room | The Crescent | SK17 6BH


Wheelchair friendly, accessible toilet

Family Trail

Follow the Pump Room’s Pigeon Post Christmas Trail and discover fascinating Christmas facts as you search for Parkin the pigeon’s missing post. 

Suitable for 4-11 year olds. Small chocolate prize for each completed trail.

Pigeon Post Office Crafting

Ask for the Pigeon Post Office basket and get busy making and creating  in the beautiful festive surroundings of the Pump Room. Maybe you’ll write your Christmas list to Santa, pen season’s greetings to friends and family or even finish off those thank you letters. Enjoy decorating paper and envelopes with a selection of crafty items!


  • Drop in anytime during Pump Room opening hours.
  • Donations are really appreciated and help us to keep offering creative family activities.

Feeling Hungry?

Good value sweet and savoury snacks are available to purchase in the Pump Room. Or why not enjoy a hot chocolate, tea or coffee?

Any Questions?

If you need to know more, or have a question, please feel free to get in touch...

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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.