Cable cars takes to the skies once again in Matlock Bath

Have you ever been to The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath? Only 22 miles away from Buxton, "Little Switzerland" as it has long...
Buxton Schools

A Brief History of Buxton Schools in Museum Objects

To acknowledge the heroic effort of teachers, parents, carers and support staff everywhere to keep children educated and safe throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Assistant...

Buxton gets a model marketing boost!

A little piece of Buxton now sits on the main concourse of Manchester’s Piccadilly Station.  A wonderfully engineered model of the Grade I listed...
Buxton Micrarium

When Buxton Visitor Centre used to be the worlds only microscopic museum

The Grade II listed Pump Room, now Buxton Visitor Centre, has a varied and interesting history, serving the town in a variety of ways...
Buxton Morgage Company

Buxton Mortgage Company – your very own expert when you need it most

A mortgage advisor isn’t someone you need until you’re serious about moving house. With the Government announcing an extension to the stamp duty holiday...
Railways of Buxton

The Lost Railways of Buxton and the Peak District

Ben Jones has been working at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery for over 20 years and as you can imagine, he has absorbed a...

Buxton Opera House (Re)Connects with

Throughout spring 2021, Buxton Opera House are offering an exciting community-centred projects for and including young people, children, families, adults, and community groups. During this...
Supermarket Shopping Measures

Supermarket Shopping Priority Shopping Hours – Everything You Need to Know

During the coronavirus pandemic, our major supermarkets have made huge efforts, introducing various measures to try to curb panic buying and help the elderly,...

Lockdown 3.0 – What you can and can’t do

It's not the new year we were all hoping for, with England being plunged back in a third national lockdown. Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Buxton Civic Association receives grant of £249,700 from Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Buxton Civic Association has been awarded £249,700 from the governments Green Recovery Challenge Fund, it was announced this week. The £40million fund has been developed...

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...
Gordon Maclellan

Made in Lockdown: Gordon Maclellan

Have you ever wandered around a museum and been drawn to a specific artefact? Perhaps that object spoke to you from across the ages?...
Carpenter

From Batman to Buxton: Carpenter with Experience in Film and Theatre for Hire

2020 has been a strange year for everybody and some of us have been given no choice but to adapt to the uncertain times...

Buxton Visitor Centre expands gift shop range ahead of Christmas

Nestled in the heart of the town opposite our magnificent Grade I listed Buxton Crescent Hotel, Buxton Visitor Centre and gift shop is a superb...

A Day Out in Matlock Bath – Part Two

A couple of weeks ago, the Explore Buxton team set off for a visit to the Heights of Abraham. With some time to kill...

NHS Track and Trace phone app is now live – everything you need to...

The new NHS COVID-19 app, is now available to download for free in England and Wales and is the fastest way to see if...

Local artist Martin Olsson teaches you how to draw

Martin Olsson is of the most famous Swedish artists in Buxton and he and his distinctive artwork are well-known. Martin is a bold, friendly...
Aidan Rhode

Young film maker makes stunning film in lockdown inspired by Buxton’s water

At just 17 years old, young filmmaker Aidan Rhode from Buxton is already making a name for himself in the industry and going places...

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Win an Afternoon Tea for Two at Chatsworth!

We've teamed up with Chatsworth to give away a luxurious afternoon tea experience at The Flying Childers, worth £80! Afternoon tea at Chatsworth showcases the...

Buxton Festival Fringe is Back for 2021!

With so much time given to entertaining ourselves over the last fifteen months, the return of Buxton’s Festival Fringe is especially welcome. From the...

Artists take to the streets & hills for The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021

Painting and drawing outdoors has become a familiar sight in Buxton over the past few years and since April artists have once again been...