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Unique architecture

We visited the wonderful Dome as part of the Heritage opening, with a very good audio guide... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Deal, United Kingdom
Amazing Building

This building is a must place to visit. The architecture is amazing and could have a nice coffee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the wonderful Dome as part of the Heritage opening, with a very good audio guide produced by students from the University who now own the Dome. We stopped and chatted to a couple of the people who work/study there and found them proud...More

Thank KentishMan56
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is a must place to visit. The architecture is amazing and could have a nice coffee inside

Thank PeterLittle85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit this incredible structure now part of the University of Derby is open to the public and has a coffee bar

Thank TonyS2216
Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive dome over vast circular space, a project of the 5th Dike of Devonshire's Victorian ambitions for the spa fiefdom of his family at Buxton. He thus moved withe times in accommodating middle-class visitors in search of Health with the advent of the railway in...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth the short walk out of town to visit this historic building. Spectacular dome and a great indoor space that is usually open to the public. Can be closed for weddings.

Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This dominates the Buxton skyline. I visited it on the "Discover Buxton" Victorian Tram Tour - a one hour guided tour of Buxton's landmarks & iconic buildings. Now the University of Derby's Buxton Campus, the Dome's history is very varied. It was built by Robert...More

Thank Bubbles73uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was taken here on the Buxton "Tram" tour. Spectacular building with that echoey hidden secret! Have not tried the cafe as we had our dogs with us but this historic building has definitely got the wow factor inside!

Thank FiFord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of Buxton a beautiful building that makes a great impression on every side. Very interesting historically.

Thank Ryszard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once a great Hospital 🏥, And helped out 1000s of Army Men and women in the world Wars. Now it is a University 🎓 and has not gone down well with the Town of Buxton Derbyshire. Worth a look just for the Size of the...More

Thank kweeny60
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Had a Spa day with friends here and it was a really nice experience. The Spa is not big but it was well run and we had a relaxing session.

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15 November 2017|
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Response from Judith W | Reviewed this property |
why don't you ask the University of Derby
27 May 2017|
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Response from john f | Reviewed this property |
i think you can park in the palace hotel carpark, but you may have to pay, its at the side of the dome
John P
25 February 2017|
Response from BirthdayBoy62 | Reviewed this property |
No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check