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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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Really impressive and beautiful - particularly inside.

Well worth a stop. Really impressive architecture, particularly inside. A lovely place to have a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robin S
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Enfield, England, United Kingdom
Wow

We were doing the tram tour. One of the stops is the dome. Its very impressive from the inside. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
blondefox2017
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Nottingham, 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

Well worth a stop. Really impressive architecture, particularly inside. A lovely place to have a quick a tea and cake or something at the cafe inside too.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were doing the tram tour. One of the stops is the dome. Its very impressive from the inside. The acoustics from the centre of the dome were amazing.

Thank blondefox2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Often call here for lunch during the term time. The cafe is excellent and tremendous Value for money. Usually have jacket potatoes and chilli with a service yourself salad. Good quality and atmosphere with lots of young people there.

Thank Darrell Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dome can be seen from most points in Buxton - originally a stable for the gentry this 150feet diameter dome was built in 1882 to become a hospital - which was used during the two World Wars - until the 1970s?. Taken over by...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A great building with a magnificent dome . It makes a magnificent venue for formal celebratory occasions and at the time we visited was being prepared for a wedding breakfast . In the entrance hall there are panels outlining the history of the building and...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This was a superb venue for a superb event. I hadn't been to the Dome before and I hadn't been to a military tattoo. Neither let me down. The acoustics, sense of place, history and purpose all combined to give an unforgettable evening. The event...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Wasn't able to access this building until the sunday morning, as the military tattoo was taking place. Able to wander around as they were clearing up the next day. Worth a visit to appreciate the architecture and the acoustics. Was formerly used as a hospital...More

Thank Jayne D
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Annual event held at the Dome which is a pleasure to visit at any time, really glad the University rescued and maintains it.

Thank 7276gb
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went to the Dome on 1st July to attend the Military Tattoo. What a wonderful building. Beautifully decorated and loaned to the Tattoo free of charge by the University who now own it. This is the second time I have attended the Tattoo and it...More

Thank Sybil W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Went on a guided tour which happened to include walk around dome. Wow excellent massive dome with magical echoes as you reach the centre!

Thank jiving
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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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