Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing is back! Full Programme of events announced

Buxton Carnival Day and Buxton Well Dressing Festival will return this July, having been absent for two years due to the pandemic, and the...
No Mow May

No Mow May to help High Peak wildlife

High Peak’s bees, butterflies and wildlife will be given a boost this Spring as some green areas of the Borough are left uncut as...

Buxton Weather: A Guide to Every Month and Season

Trying to predict the weather pattern of anywhere in the United Kingdom can be like trying to predict the roll of a dice. This...

Independent shopping in Buxton – 24 of our favourite shops

Shopping in Buxton includes a great selection of independent shops and boutiques, so think twice before you plan to head out of town. Here's...
Know Before You Go Buxton

Updated: Know Before You Go Buxton – England announces end to all covid restrictions

This page has essential local information relevant to Buxton and FAQs about what you might need to know about local facilities and businesses in...
Vision Derbyshire

Entrepreneurs offered post-COVID help and funding as High Peak joins exciting new Vision Derbyshire...

A year after the coronavirus pandemic swept through Derbyshire, the economic impact is still being felt right across the county, with many businesses still...
Arlen Photography

Arlen Photography

Wide range of studio photography offered including families (pets included) and kids, bumps and babies, headshots for business use and social media, commercial, passport photographs, environmental portraits and makeovers
Celia Harwood

Best selling crime novels set in Buxton – sixth instalment on sale now

Few books are as satisfying as a crime fiction novel set in a location familiar to you. This series of novels transports you back...

Review: Gallery in the Gardens in Buxton – What’s New?

For centuries, visitors have been drawn to Buxton and its many landmarks like the Opera House, the Crescent and the imposing Devonshire Dome. Being...
Buxton Market

Buxton Market

Every Tuesday & Saturday | Speciality markets also held regularly such as Craft, Quirky & Vintage and Food & Drink | Wide range of traders every week

Station Friends shortlisted again for national rail award

Station friends show that they’re still 'on track' as they are shortlisted yet again for a national rail award. The Friends of Buxton Station (FoBS)...

Where to find the best sweet treats in Buxton

From the most scrumptious cakes and stickiest buns to the creamiest gelato and heavenly sweets, if you're craving a sugary pick-me-up in Buxton, you're...
Storm Arwen

Storm Arwen – Snow and ice continues to cause disruption across North West

Updated 7pm, Monday 29th November 2021The first storm of the season, Storm Arwen, is continuing to cause delays on public transport and several roads...

Derbyshire Oatcakes History

Georgia Wild who works at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery guest writes for Explore Buxton about the origin of the famous oatcake as well...
Buxton’s Best Kept Secrets

Twelve of Buxton’s Best Kept Secrets

Think you know Buxton? There seems to be a few amazing places that some of the locals don’t even know about. Here are twelve...

Dicky’s Skull – The Peak District legend uncovered

Dicky’s Skull, or Dickie, is a fairly well-known Peak District legend. The haunted cranium is a standard inclusion in an endless sequence of Derbyshire...

What did Buxton Crescent Hotel look like BEFORE its make over?

Buxton Crescent Hotel finally opened its doors in 2020, after many delays and a hugely challenging construction project. But what did it look like...
Buxton Tennis Club

Lawn Tennis Championships started in Buxton …or did they?

If you spend long enough in Buxton, sooner or later someone will tell you that “lawn tennis championships started in Buxton.” The truth is...

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