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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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From the outside the dome looks impressive. Then it looks like a college building but once you get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charlotte C
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WOW!!!!

Visited today with hubby, grandaughter and friend. Don't know which one of us had more fun in the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
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Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside the dome looks impressive. Then it looks like a college building but once you get inside it is amazing. It is bigger than it looks and the acoustics are incredible. While it is a spa, anyone can enter and see the remarkable...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited today with hubby, grandaughter and friend. Don't know which one of us had more fun in the centre of the Dome 😆. Fab building and history, would love to have seen it in its hey day. Walked around freely and got some great snaps....More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

An amazing building with a fascinating history. Many events to go to through the year or a great lunch catered for by the University students. Check out the giant pendulum at the centre and the echo!

Thank Alastair C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

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 9 November 2017

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

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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

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Linkname
15 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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