Show cave. A pleasant (and free) walk through woodland from here leads to Solomon's Temple, a folly on a limestone hill with elevated views over Buxton and the surrounding area. Another interesting and little-known local curiosity lies in a small valley between Solomon's Temple and the village of Harpur Hill, where water issuing through lime-rich waste rock has created an intriguing area of white calcite deposits.
A novel way to see the sights of Buxton, and the only public transport option for Poole's Cavern, is this new service using a converted milk float. Leaves every hour on the hour from Pavilion Gardens main Car Park from March 2013 onwards.
built for the Fifth Duke of Devonshire between 1780 and 1789. Also in the area:St Anne's Well; The Slope and Pump Room; Natural Mineral Baths; and Buxton Thermal Baths.
There is always something going off, from stage productions to fairs. This include the Buxton Opera Festival, running for two and a half weeks in July.
Two two-bedroomed holiday cottages appointed to a high standard with breathtaking views of the surrounding Peak District.
Stocks a good range of local-interest titles as well as a wide range of general-interest titles at bargain prices.