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The Dome

Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
+44 1298 338408
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what a lovely building most unusual the dome is very interesting worth the trip and lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kfdawson123
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
University of Derby College, Buxton is located on Harpur Hill in Buxton, Derbyshire

The Campus closed in 2006 when they moved to the Devonshire campus in the centre of Buxton, Look at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linkname
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

what a lovely building most unusual the dome is very interesting worth the trip and lots of information about it

Thank kfdawson123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Campus closed in 2006 when they moved to the Devonshire campus in the centre of Buxton, Look at the aerial view then and now. An eyesore of the High Peak forgotten wasteland unwilling to sell although up for sale this blighted land. buxtonadvertiser news...More

Thank Linkname
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Free to enter,although it is part of the University. We enjoyed lunch there and were free to wander round. Its history is fascinating we visited twice and were still in awe of this place.

Thank quilter48
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We had lunch in this historic building it was very nice and reasonable price. The last time I was here was 1976 it was a Hospital. Now University of Derby. Very spacious.

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Dome is now the building belonging to Derby University but the public can enter to see the impressive dome which, when it was first constructed in 1881, was the largest unsupported dome in the world and still ranks as one of the largest, weighing...More

Thank 213maureenb
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful meal; great experience with a reasonably priced menu. The food was excellent, it was great to sit in a spacious environment with attentive waiter service. Great visitor experience.

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The Dome is know part of the university of Derby. You can still visit and if you stand in the middle of the floor and talk you can here yourself. The dome is very large and unsupported and you can walk up around the gallery....More

Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Could only stand in the entrance because of a private event, but well worth looking at such a huge dome.

Thank Divingbrit
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited this as part of the Tram tour, a converted milk float which stopped to allow passengers to go inside the Dome its history was fascinating and worth finding out about before visiting

Thank 50Christine
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Dome as pouring with rain. It is geared girls students so machine for tea and coffee. Wonderful building but not much else.More

Thank Ann H
c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear Ann Thank you for visiting the Dome. I am not sure what time you visited but we do welcome both students and visitors. Under the main Dome there is a Balcony Café serving a "grab and go" concept of food, a Café on the...More

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Linkname
16 November 2017|
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Response from Darrell Y | Reviewed this property |
I am not a planner and haven’t therefore a clue
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Rgak1
28 May 2017|
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Response from john f | Reviewed this property |
i think you can park in the palace hotel carpark, but you may have to pay, its at the side of the dome
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John P
26 February 2017|
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Response from BirthdayBoy62 | Reviewed this property |
No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check
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