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Springtime Family Fun

Springtime Family Fun

There's plenty at the Pump Room this Easter...


Easter Holidays


The Assembly Rooms | The Crescent | SK17 6BH


Wheelchair friendly, accessible toilet, lift

Spring Duck Trail

Quirky Duck Trail takes over Buxton, a feathered adventure for all.

Buxton is set to be drenched in a wave of whimsical fun as the Spring Duck Trail splashes into town from March 28th to April 15th. Organised by the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust, this event promises an entertaining and family-friendly exploration of the town’s shops and cafes. Free trail guides will be available at the Pump Room, offering eager participants a map highlighting the locations where these quirky rubber ducks are discreetly tucked away.

Completed trails can be returned to the Pump Room, with the option to submit via email or social media using a dedicated hashtag. Prizes await those who successfully navigate the trail. Whether you’re a local looking for a new perspective on familiar places or a visitor eager to dive into Buxton’s unique charm, the Spring Duck Trail is a light-hearted and engaging way to spend the Easter season. Join in the fun, explore the town, and, who knows, you might just waddle away with a prize for your efforts!


Arkwright The Duck | Storytime & Crafting with children's author Sue Wilkins

Join us for a quacking good time in the Assembly Rooms for a  fun-filled morning of stories and crafts with Sue Wilkins, the author of the popular children’s book Arkwright the Duck.

Sue will read her delightful tale of an adventurous duck and then you will get the opportunity to make your own duck-themed crafts using simple materials. You’ll also have a chance to ask Sue questions about her book and get your copy signed!

Pick & Mix Crafting in the Pump Room

As Buxton embraces the Easter holidays, the festivities extend beyond the Spring Duck Trail. Our indoor, interactive Pump Room trail uncovers hidden gems, intriguing facts, and perhaps a surprise or two as you navigate this iconic, historic space. Let your creativity flow at the Pick and Mix Craft Table and engage in hands-on crafting activities, mixing and matching materials to create your unique Easter masterpiece. The Pump Room is open daily from 10am – 4pm.

Any Questions?

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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.