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Pavilion Gardens

St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
+44 1298 23114
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Great in all weathers

This is a venue that will change, according to the time of year, and the activity that is on at the... read more

Reviewed today
Colin S
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Leek, England, United Kingdom
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Pavilion Gardens

Beautiful park, where there is plenty of things to do and see, a brilliant day out for the family... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rachelwood1
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely park” (59 reviews)
“play area” (52 reviews)
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St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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+44 1298 23114
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a venue that will change, according to the time of year, and the activity that is on at the time, We visited during a beer festival, so for us it was interesting.. probably not somewhere you could spend a long time, though in...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful park, where there is plenty of things to do and see, a brilliant day out for the family. I just want to thank the staff as I misplaced my purse there and was contacted the next day to inform me that it had been...More

Thank rachelwood1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited to support our friends in the monthly park run held here. It was a nice place to wander and to watch the ducks. The local runners were extremely friendly and welcoming to visitors and first timers. A good open space with some steep...More

Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we visited there was a craft fayre on so plenty to see and do for an hour or three. And the weather was good too which meant we could spend time walking around the lakes.More

Thank Dave C
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Dave C, Thanks for your review, I'm really glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit recently and found their plenty to do - particularly with the event you attended! We run over 100 events annually so there is always something happening! We look...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked around these beautiful gardens yesterday at around five. Love and sunny. Although autumn still beautiful. Only downer was dogs off leads chasing squirrels. It is not entertaining. Loved the walk. And the restored pavilion. So much going on in Buxton. The centre will be...More

Thank 869dougw
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello 860dougw, Thanks so much for your review, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed walking around the gardens and Buxton in general. We're really excited for the restoration of the Octagon which as a Grade II listed building has required alot of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

great walking areas all around and the flowers when bloomed are amazing and pretty took plenty of pictures.. the resturant serves exquisit food ..More

Thank hbradbury68
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello hdbradbury68. Thanks so much for you 5* review, I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed walking around the gardens and got plenty of pictures! Do feel free to tag us in them on Facebook and Twitter. I'm also really happy you found...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once we discovered, we were in there almost every day for coffee & cakes but don't miss a look round the shop ( awesome choice of cards by local artists, with prices very affordable , not taken for granted with a Tourist Mecca gateway to...More

Thank MariePownall
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MariePownall, Thanks so much for leaving such a great and comprehensive review. We think it's really important that people can see reviews and information from customers. We feel very strongly about supporting local artists and suppliers and our gallery and shop are filled with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What lovely tree lined gardens with a picturesque lake and river flowing through. There is a small train which would tour around the gardens during the holiday season. There is a most appealing cafe where we relaxed and enjoyed a coffee, but food is available...More

Thank Stephen C
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Stephen C, Thanks so much for your 5* review. The team and I are always happy to hear that a guest has enjoyed a great experience with us from walking around the gardens as well as inside the venue. I am also happy to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Buxton and visited the gardens and cafe. The cafe was fantastic, very light and airy. We just had coffee which was very tasty and came with a lovely shortbread biscuit. The staff were polite and attentive. It was a great experience and...More

Thank Phil H
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Phil H, Thanks so much for your 5* review. We strive to ensure that every visitor has a great experience with us; whether it's walking round the gardens, visiting an event or having a coffee! As such I am really glad to hear that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

easy to park on roadside close to pavilion at a reasonable price.lady at entrance gave us all information we needed for our visit.nice walk around gardens and lake.close town.

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello adrianweeks, Thanks so much for your review, I am really glad that you had a great experience with us and were able to find out all the information you needed! We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Richard S

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Laura L
29 June 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello, The gardens are open 24/7 but the buildings do close at 5pm Many thanks, Richard S
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Weallgoouttogether
17 June 2017|
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Response from Adele M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt its allowed as they wouldnt want the gardens ruined we sat and had a picnic which is just as nice.
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Catheeeee
22 May 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello Catheeeee, We're really excited that you're visiting us this summer and that your little one wants to go on the train! Running times for the train vary and are weather dependant. During the summer holidays however, it... More
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