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The building is now utilised by Derby University and incorporates a cafe being open to visitors. It... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
kevinpreston11
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Fascinating

We just went to tour the building and were blown away by the acoustics underneath the dome. The... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
HipChickNewEngland
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New England
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The building is now utilised by Derby University and incorporates a cafe being open to visitors. It was previously utilised as a hospital complex. The dome itself is magnificent go take a look.

Thank kevinpreston11
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We just went to tour the building and were blown away by the acoustics underneath the dome. The spa downstairs has a fascinating history. If we get back there I am definitely booking a mornings worth of pampering.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We visited this Dome in the day time and were enthralled by the amazing sound that reverberates as you stand in the middle. We came back again in the evening and walked in freely but weren't sure if we were allowed in at that time.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Enjoyed a family wedding in Buxton, Beautiful drive and great part of Derbyshire dales, friendly local people

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The college offers a night where people trained at the college use silver service waitress service by new students. Limited food offers but usually good food and a good laugh go in a group. The Dome itself is well worth a visit just to say...More

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Just a short visit for us as there was an event taking place. This is a a fabulous building and the echo when you stand directly under the Dome are spooky. Go have a listen.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is the main reception area for the University of Derbyshire in BuxtonYou can walk around this wonderful Dome which used to be a Hospital and measures exactly a third of a mile

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Had to visit here whilst in Buxton. Love the history surrounding this building. Very impressive building. Visited and just stopped for coffee in the cafe taking in the ambience.

Thank Colgate50
Reviewed 29 April 2018

After hearing about the history of this building, first a stable then a hospital we had to go and visit, and wow it was worth the walk up the hill, it is a beautiful and the acoustics are wonderful, now part of university campus, you...More

2  Thank julie c
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This size and scale of this is worth viewing. Nice to see it being used as a campus. Beware standing in the centre and what you're saying...the sound carries like you would not believe. Free entry.

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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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No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check
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