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Pavilion Gardens

St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
+44 1298 23114
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JasnJen

We make the hours car journey to Buxton a couple of times a year, it is one of our favourite places... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jasper719
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Beautiful

Such a picturesque place in summer or snow. Has paths for lovely walks, playgrounds for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob W
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The jewel in the crown of Buxton and the High Peak, this beautiful heritage visitor attraction provides a great day out for all the family. Boasting a 232 seat Cafe, 80 seat coffee bar, Gift Boutique, Tourist Information Centre and state of the art conference and banqueting facilities, as well as 23-acres of Heritage Green Flag award winning landscaped gardens.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely park” (66 reviews)
“play area” (52 reviews)
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St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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+44 1298 23114
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We make the hours car journey to Buxton a couple of times a year, it is one of our favourite places to visit. Our first port of call is the pavilion gardens for a cappuccino each. Then a good walk around the lovely, fascinating town...More

Thank jasper719
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello jasper719, Thank you so much for your 5* review. Firstly I am happy to hear that you enjoy visiting Buxton on a regular basis, especially that you find a visit to ourselves an essential place to visit. The team and I are glad that...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a picturesque place in summer or snow. Has paths for lovely walks, playgrounds for the kiddies, lovely art works and ponds for if you'd just like to feed the ducks. The band stand and buildings show the amazing history surrounding the pavilion. Worth a...More

Thank Rob W
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Rob W, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really glad to hear that you enjoy wandering around the gardens and have found it to be a picturesque place to visit regardless of the weather! I am also really happy to hear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gardens are very good and are always in great shape considering the weather the gardens & "greens" staff have to cope with--but I think it is diabolical that the indoor shops/restaurant/bar/ and Tourist Information is closed at this time of year and for such...More

Thank alanrory
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello alanrory, Firstly, thank you for your kind words regarding the maintenance of the gardens, the staff work incredibly hard to maintain the grounds all year round, I also thank you for your continued custom. However, I am saddened that you have awarded us a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always used to come here as a child, and to return as an adult was no less appealing. Had a delightful winter walk around the gardens...with the peacefulness and the Canada geese on patrol. Forget about your worries and your strife...and just stroll around the...More

Thank thevontrapps
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello thevontrapps, Thank you so much for your review. It's always amazing to hear how people enjoy visiting us, especially from people such as yourself who grew up doing so. I am glad you enjoyed a peaceful winter walk - despite the cold! We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during our stay. Despite the wet windy weather our walks were fresh and bracing. Lovely park with plenty of bird wildlife.More

Thank Maggie O
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Maggie O, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed walking through the gardens despite the extremely wet and windy weather we have experienced as of late! We hope to see you again in February when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very fortunate to wake up on our 3rd day in Buxton to 3/4 inches of Snow !!! We proceeded to have Snowball fights , feed the vast amounts of ducks and geese , give bits to the squirrels and generally have a great...More

Thank Mike W
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mike W, Thanks so much for your review, I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Buxton over the Christmas period and that you managed to enjoy the gardens during the snow - we hope you won the snowball fight!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park. I would like to see it on a Summers day. Lots of bird life. Canadian geese, swans and a beautiful heron. Some facilities unavailable in the Winter season. Very pleasant walk before a cinema visit in the afternoon.More

Thank Stazia18
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stazia18, Thank you so much for your review, It's always fantastic to here when people enjoy walking through the gardens - with 23 acres there's certainly lots to explore. During the summer it can get rather busy with many people enjoying picnics and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are in the centre of Buxton, which is a lovely town. Very pleasant walk, just prior to dusk. We went into a type of indoor botanical hothouse full of rare plants. All told it is lovely. There is a gift shop plus a...More

1  Thank travellling1964
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello travelling1964, I am really happy to hear that you had a great visit to Buxton and the Pavilion Gardens itself over Christmas! The botanical garden is certainly a great way to experience summer during the colder months! We hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends and had an amazing time,Food was wonderful and the staff went out of their way to help you enjoy your meal,amazing views and a great place to come if you want a bit of everything,Food,shopping and wonderful grounds and gardens to...More

Thank yvonne c
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Hello yvonne c, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, are staff our dedicated to ensuring that all of our visitors have an excellent experience with us every time. Our chefs cook using the finest and freshest local ingredients to ensure every meal is...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Spent a lot of the weekend walking through here in the snow...lovely gardens and we will be back to see how they look in the summer....More

Thank Bowie1960
Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hello Bowie1960, Thanks so much for your lovely review, I am really glad to hear that you have enjoyed walking through the gardens over the weekend - particularly during the beautiful (all be it, cold) snow! During the summer it can get rather busy with...More

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Laura L
29 June 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello, The gardens are open 24/7 but the buildings do close at 5pm Many thanks, Richard S
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Weallgoouttogether
17 June 2017|
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Response from Adele M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt its allowed as they wouldnt want the gardens ruined we sat and had a picnic which is just as nice.
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Catheeeee
22 May 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Property representative |
Hello Catheeeee, We're really excited that you're visiting us this summer and that your little one wants to go on the train! Running times for the train vary and are weather dependant. During the summer holidays however, it... More
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