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Buxton’s (almost) hottest day ever on record ever

Buxton's hottest day? Well, almost that is! As the mercury peaked in the UK this week, temperatures have been soaring across Europe amid a...

UFO seen over the Cat and Fiddle Road

Unidentified flying objects or UFOs don’t make the headlines like they used to. It’s almost like they’ve gone out of fashion. This may be...
Boating Lake

Boating Lake returns to Pavilion Gardens after more than 20 years

Boats have returned to the Boating Lake in the Pavilion Gardens, after more than 20 years when they were taken out of service. The...

IN PICTURES: Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing Festival 2019

Buxton Carnival day attracted thousands to the town at weekend, with forecast rain staying away and hugely successful carnival with the usual bands, floats,...

10 Things to do in Buxton with your Dad on Fathers Day

What ever your Dad's into, if you want to keep it chilled or bust some adrenaline outdoors, Buxton's got the answer
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...

M&S serves its last customers in Buxton after 85 years

Staff and shoppers said an emotional goodbye to Marks and Spencers in Buxton on Saturday 27th April, as the store closed its doors for...

Review: Pantomime – Cinderella at Buxton Opera House

Infectiously enjoyable and slick performances - first class ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ At our beautiful Buxton Opera House tonight I saw this year’s Pantomime,...
Casino Night

The Old Hall Hotel restaurant welcomes locals

When planning to go out for a meal in Buxton, you might not have considered the Old Hall Hotel, perhaps under the assumption that...

Spectacular exhibition of ancient treasure now open at Buxton Museum

Coins with ceramic money boxes, jewellery, silver and other treasure, including spectacular Iron Age gold torcs and recent prehistoric and Roman discoveries from Wessex...

The Chakra Lounge – an explosion of colour and exotic aromas

If you haven’t already noticed the explosion of colour and exotic aromas halfway along Spring Gardens in Buxton, then you may have missed the...
Mummified cat

Mummified moggy found in Buxton house thought to be over 100 years old

The museum and art gallery on Terrace Road in Buxton, Derbyshire cares for many curious and peculiar artefacts for Derbyshire County Council. The first...
Annual Peak District tourism conference

Annual tourism conference hosted by Visit Peak District, guest speakers announced

Tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses across the Peak District and Derbyshire are invited to attend Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire’s recently rescheduled annual conference,...
Palm Oil

Café in Buxton leads the way to say no Palm Oil

Palm oil has become big news lately, making the headlines on a regular basis, mainly due the devastating impact palm oil plantations are having on...
Small Business Sunday

Explore Buxton boosted by ex-Dragon’s Den star and businessman Theo Pathitis

Explore Buxton is celebrating after scooping an award and receiving a social media shout out from business and retail entrepreneur Theo Pathitis. Businesses are...
Joan Collins Tour 2019

Review: Joan Collins dazzles audience in pink sequins at Buxton Opera House

Global superstar Joan Collins dazzled the audience at Buxton Opera House on Sunday 25th February, as part of her one-woman show touring show Joan Collins, Unscripted. We spent a...
Buxton Crescent update December 2018

Buxton Crescent update at public meeting

At a public meeting this week, Buxton Crescent & Thermal Spa announced vital updates to the restoration project of the Grade I listed building...
Buxton Crescent major milestone

Buxton Crescent major milestone reached

Another major milestone in the redevelopment of Buxton’s iconic Georgian Crescent has been marked with a topping out ceremony to lay the final roof...

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Summer Fun at Crich Tramway Village – Every Weekend in August

With the school holidays in full swing, there's a range of activities for all the family to enjoy at the popular visitor attraction Crich...

McDonald’s Drive-Thru plans for Aldi site in Buxton

Buxton could see its first McDonald's in the town creating up to 120 jobs with 30 of those being full time positions.  Planning documents with...

The Heights of Abraham – What’s New for 2022?

As Britain's first alpine-style cable car, The Heights of Abraham in Matlock, just 20 miles from Buxton, offers a different way to enjoy the...