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Address: Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
Phone Number: +44 1298 338408
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A must see

In truth there is not much here - but if you are in Buxton you really should go in to see it. The dome is absolutely stunning.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In truth there is not much here - but if you are in Buxton you really should go in to see it. The dome is absolutely stunning.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Will take your breath away. A University Campus so check access. This really is a must as it is totally unique

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has now been taken over by the University of Derby who have a place in Buxton now (in fact this place). It's beautiful inside and seemingly a vaity project for the Duke of Devonshire in its day. Nevertheless it's well worth a visit and apparently the spa is still in use even though we didn't see it.

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Thank BrushM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was disappointed that paying extra to go in that it wasn't all set up and not that many there. People we knew that went in later got a far better deal as more characters were there and it was cheaper . Do not think you should pay extra unless you get better value. Also staff on Costa coffee were not... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to keep in mind that you are in a College and in a unique building the round building has history that is fascinating to read about. The catering students run the Cafe for breakfast coffee service then provide lunch service the Restaurant offers a quality lunch and a excellent evening meal. You need to book for the evening... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portion sizes were really good, not over facing. Consideration of dietary requirements was nice. Staff were attentive with out being domineering.

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited The Dome as part of a tour around Buxton.It was built as a stable to house the horses & grooms of the gentry visiting Buxton to take the waters & spar. The Dome was added to the existing building later on.It was used as a Hospital in the first World War specialising in shell shock victims. Today it... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

attended an early evening event during the Buxton fringe and couldn't believe that they had shut the refreshments venues very disappointed that we couldn't get a drink surely a catering college could have provide some form of refreshment

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Interesting to go here and see this place, amazing acoustics in middle of dome also has a restaurant which is good for lunch

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Thorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited the college whilst caravanning in Castle ton so we booked a table for 4 for the lunch time menu. We were met by the restaurant manager who took our coats and asked one of the students. Attention to detail was very very good and the first and second year students were very attentive. The menu was exceptional and we... More 

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