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The Devonshire Dome

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Queenie

Once a great Hospital 🏥, And helped out 1000s of Army Men and women in the world Wars. Now it is a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
kweeny60
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Excellent Day Spa

Had a Spa day with friends here and it was a really nice experience. The Spa is not big but it was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
JustTwoTickets P
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Yorkshire, 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 23 August 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

we went as part of the Buxton tour-definite highlight. My favourite dome! (and we were in St Peters in Rome in May)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

WOW!!! what an unbelievable place, it had everything. Set in the heart of Buxton, it exceeded all our expectations

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

The history alone is worth dropping in for. Started life as stables for horses, then hospital and now college. The dome is so impressive. Cafe inside as well

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Have walked past this many times but not realized that though owned by Derby University it is open to the public and well worth a visit. Lovely venue for a coffee or lunch. Was a stable then a hospital during the war and now is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited this as part of our "tram tour" of Buxton. An amazing space with a very interesting history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank therealdaddydo
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Dining at the dome is delivered by the University catering students. The restaurant is well laid out so that you can't hear other diners conversations. The young team is attentive and quick to pick up on every detail of their service. The menu is eclectic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Devonshire Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments, I will ensure these are passed on to our staff and students. The restaurant is open term time only and can be booked on 01298 330620. Parking is very limited so needs to be pre booked however there is...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

The BEST disorganised chaos --done with MILITARY PRECISION and that just to get in Went for the MILITARY TATTOO......as no seats allocated by NUMBER people got there early, in order to get a favourable position Door Staff totally unreasonable.....long ques of elderly and infirm standing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Devonshire Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback which I will pass on to the organisers of the Military Tattoo. The Devonshire Dome as a venue hosts the event however it is organised by a separate company. We do provide the refreshments and I would apologise...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went to this year's Buxton Military Tattoo in the Dome on Saturday. The whole event was wonderfully well organised and in such a spectacular setting. The staff and stewards were all excellent, the bar was well organised and during intervals there were trolleys serving...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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c_sweetmore, Manager at The Devonshire Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your kind comments I will ensure this is passed on to the organisers of the Tattoo and to our hardworking staff!. We are very pleased you enjoyed the day.

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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
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Rgak1
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
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John P
25 February 2017|
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No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check
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