Buxton Crescent Experience

Buxton Crescent tours

Buxton Crescent Experience, The Crescent, Buxton, SK17 6BH

T: 01298 214577



Opening times: Various time slots through the day – opening times vary, please check their website for up to date information.

Entry / Cost: General admissionAdults (16 yrs +) £11.99, Young Person (8 – 15 yrs) £7.99, Child (0 – 7 yrs) FREE, Essential Companion FREE, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £33. Premium Tour – Adults (16 yrs +) £15.95, Young Person (8 – 15 yrs) £11, Child (0 – 7 yrs) FREE, Essential Companion FREE, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £44.

General Admission With a General Admission ticket you can explore the Experience at your own pace making the most of the interactive features or simply feel the history as you walk from room to room following in the footsteps of Dukes and Duchesses.

Premium Tour The premium tour is a 90-minute exclusive experience hosted by a knowledgeable and friendly guide to enhance your visit. Limited to a maximum of eight people, your host will answer questions as you delve into the history of the town and explore why this wonderful building came to stand here. The tour finishes in the Grade II listed Pump Room where you will be given souvenir glass melandra bottle to ‘take the water’ from the historic Lion’s Head Well.

Find out more and book your tickets at: buxtoncrescentexperience.com/buxton-crescent-experience

Tickets can be booked online (link above), in person or over the phone with Buxton Visitor Centre.

*DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS SAVE 10% ON TICKET PRICES* Please show proof of your residence upon arrival (eg, Council Tax ill or Driving License).

Opening Times: Times for tours take place throughout the day, Monday – Sunday, please check their website for the latest times as this can change seasonally.

In nine intimate rooms at the Buxton Crescent, this unique visitor experience tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure.

An all-weather boutique attraction, it offers a taste of the Buxton story, and provides an ideal starting point for anyone visiting or learning about the town.

As you explore each room with your tour guide, visitors are enticed with interactive digital displays and informative information panels.

For centuries Buxton has been a place where people have sought the water cure and within this Grade I listed building you will encounter visitors from a period spanning more than 10,000 years who have travelled to the town to drink and bathe in our thermal mineral water.

The highlight of the tour is the VR (visual reality) balloon ride as you’re taken on a journey back in time to Buxton in 1792 in a hot air balloon!

Follow rainwater on a 5,000 year journey through the Peak District hills and find out why it emerges warm from the natural springs beneath the Crescent, you can even bottle some straight from source and take it home with you!

There’s plenty of other hidden nuggets too so you’ll almost certainly leave having learnt something new.

Whether you book online or in person, your visit will start at the Pump Room, so please head there on the date of your visit.

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust also host a year-round events programme offering a range of workshops, children’s craft activities and play sessions, lectures, talks, with events for all ages.

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