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Pavilion Gardens

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Address: St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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+44 1298 23114
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The jewel in the crown of Buxton and the High Peak, this beautiful heritage...

The jewel in the crown of Buxton and the High Peak, this beautiful heritage visitor attraction provides a great day out for all the family. Boasting a 232 seat Cafe, 80 seat coffee bar, Gift Boutique, Tourist Information Centre and state of the art conference and banqueting facilities, as well as 23-acres of Heritage Green Flag award winning landscaped gardens.

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Nice gardens

Large area to sit. We had a picnic and the kids played in the park area which had a lot of choice for them to play in. The gardens are well kept and a lot of parking available.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Large area to sit. We had a picnic and the kids played in the park area which had a lot of choice for them to play in. The gardens are well kept and a lot of parking available.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst visiting Buxton, we spent time enjoying the Pavilion Gardens. It was lovely after a busy day to take a wander through the park and enjoy the flowers and wildlife. The park was very popular with families and the adventure play ground facilities were in use. The greenhouse areas were full of wealth of plants and I enjoyed leaning about... More 

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Thank Sweetiepx
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A short walk from our hotel my sister and I passed a lovely hour sitting on a bench by the lake before walking through the gardens to the town. Beautiful well kept gardens. One of Buxton's gems

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Thank Susan W
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens were stunning and offered a lovely outdoor experience for our young kids. There were ducks and birds, a lovely river and lake, play area, train on a track (which was out of use when we visited but would have been great for the kids) and beautiful surroundings. We only discovered this at the end of our stay but... More 

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Thank FARIHA H
Buxton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Pavilion Gardens on many occasions and at all seasons. Even though the Octagon is closed at the moment the Pavilion Gardens has catered for that. The children love the gardens and fish; toilets are handy; café is okay; shop though expensive is worth a look; the restaurant is okay - there is a soft play area... More 

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Thank PatGy
South East
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely big park Containing miniature train for younger kids A couple of decent play areas for different ages kids Lots of open grass for footy and other games Several water features make this a very pretty park indeed

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Thank NutRut
Buxton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely stroll around some lovely gardens. It has a cafe bar and a restaurant. It also houses the fabulous opera house at the end of the promenade. Plenty of ducks to feed on the ponds. Kiddies play areas. Miniature train but this wasn't out on our visit. Guess this is for busier summer months. All in all a lovely place... More 

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Thank Sharon H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1,023 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Buxton in March and have a lovely walk around these gardens. Lovely that this is well kept, right in the centre of Buxton and free of charge. We particularly enjoyed walking through the botanical conservatory. There is a cafe as well that looked busy but we didn't have time to stop.

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Thank 2014Jandy
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this review

Hello 2014jandy, Thanks for your 5* review, I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting us in March. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Richard S More 

Berwick, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely garden to walk though, and a great park with separate areas for smaller children. There is a train that runs round the park but unfortunately it wasn't running when we visited but looked great. Car park is pay and display and seems to get very busy. Worth a visit

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Thank mcsprog
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this review

Hello mcsprog, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really glad to hear that you found us to be a great place to visit for the family! We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Richard S More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty, well kept park. Good for families and dog walkers. Miniature train ride in the park. Duck ponds. Play areas. Duck pond.

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Thank Kristin T
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this review

Hello Kristin T, Thanks for your lovely review, I am really glad to hear that you found the park to be well maintained and enjoyed exploring! We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Richard S More 

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