Buxton Visitor Centre

Buxton Visitor Centre, The Pump Room, The Crescent, Buxton, SK17 6BQ

T: 01298 214577



Coronavirus outbreak: Buxton Visitor Centre is currently closed until further notice.

The High Peak Tourist Information Service will be delivered temporarily by the staff via email. Email enquiries will be answered as quickly as possible: [email protected]

Opening Times 2020

April – September
Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 4.30pm
Sundays 10.30 to 4pm

October – December
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Sundays 10.30am – 4pm

Buxton Visitor Centre will also be open on Mondays during Derbyshire school holidays.

The experienced team of staff at Buxton Visitor Centre (The Pump Room) can help you plan your trip and offer information on Buxton, the High Peak and the Peak District area. A wide range of extensive selection of local information leaflets can be found here as well as free town maps.

They can also provide details of the varied events programme that take place here as well as Buxton’s many other events and festivals.

The gift shop offers a wide range of quality locally sourced gifts and bespoke and exclusive souvenirs as well as a range of greeting cards and postcards, maps and a range of local interest books. A carefully chosen selection of items are available from David Mellor; internationally known designer and manufacturer of high quality table and kitchenware.

Derbyshire jewellers C.W Sellors have created a bespoke range of sterling silver jewellery inspired by the Crescent facade and the oval shape of the pool in the Pump Room, available exclusively for sale here; the collection features white Carrara marble – representing the interior of the Pump Room – and the finest cut Derbyshire blue John gemstone.

There is also a jewellery range made with real flowers handcrafted with sterling silver by Shrieking Violet featuring British flowers at their best.

Many of the items in the shop reflect the spa heritage of Buxton as well as the Georgian and Victorian elegance of the town.

The unique range of glass bottles give visitors the opportunity to fill them at St Ann’s Spring outside the Visitor Centre.

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experience: Opening soon.

Latest Events

Coronavirus outbreak: All future events are currently postponed until further notice.

Ticket bookings for events

Bookings for all paid events can be made via Buxton Opera House, either online at buxtonoperahouse.org or in person or over the phone at the Box Office, Tel: 01298 72190. Tickets can also be purchased in person at Buxton Visitor Centre. Please quote your BCHT membership number for a ticket discount. For students discount, please present your current student I.D card.

Pump Room Hire for events

The Grade II listed Pump Room (Now Buxton Visitor Centre) is available to hire for evenings throughout the year. Opposite The Crescent in the heart of Buxton, it is a perfect venue for a very special function, reception, business event, cultural performance or social gathering. Click here for further details or contact Liz Mackenzie, Development and Events Manager via email [email protected] or call 01298 338441.

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