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Pavilion Gardens

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

The Pavilion Gardens are well maintained and a pleasure to walk around. We would love to live in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DavidandGary
Sunday stroll

Stayed in Buxton for a few days and came across the Pavilion Gardens , a lovely place to chill, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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” (69 reviews)
“watch the world” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
St. Johns Road, Buxton SK17 6BE, England
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+44 1298 23114
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"miniature railway"
in 71 reviews
"lovely park"
in 69 reviews
"watch the world"
in 22 reviews
"play area"
in 51 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 21 reviews
"train ride"
in 21 reviews
"flower beds"
in 18 reviews
"small train"
in 18 reviews
"exotic plants"
in 14 reviews
"water features"
in 14 reviews
"band stand"
in 20 reviews
"tourist information"
in 35 reviews
"craft fair"
in 16 reviews
"brass band"
in 16 reviews
"opera house"
in 84 reviews
"sunny day"
in 35 reviews
"town centre"
in 34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The Pavilion Gardens are well maintained and a pleasure to walk around. We would love to live in one of the houses on the edge of the park! The Pavilions themselves are interesting and there always seems to be something going on at the weekends....More

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello DavidandGary, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really happy to hear that you found the gardens to be well maintained, we take great pride in ensuring that it is both for the many visitors we have, and the critters that call...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Buxton for a few days and came across the Pavilion Gardens , a lovely place to chill, and watch the world go byMore

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

Hello Tina B, Thanks so much for your 5* review, I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Buxton and the Pavilion Gardens. Be it for relaxing, playing, eating, exploring or adventuring, we try to ensure there is something for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Buxton for a restaurant reservation on an early May evening. We arrived early in Buxton Town Centre and asked a couple of local Taxi Drivers where we should go to pass away some time. They both recommended the Pavilions Gardens. Walking through the...More

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

Hello TonyW156, Thank you for your 5* review, I'm really happy to hear that not only did you get chance to visit us during your recent visit, but also that local taxi drivers recommend us as a place to visit! Furthermore, I am of course...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

1st time visiting Buxton, went to the park, was so surprised how beautiful it is, great place for families & young children, you could spend a whole day there & costs nothing, there is a new play area for children, a train & a lovely...More

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Louise W, Firstly, I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to Buxton and the Pavilion Gardens and hope to see you again soon. We have tried to ensure there is something for the whole family to enjoy and I am...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Average lunch in rather dated (not in a good way) style. We’d have liked afternoon tea but were told it had to be ordered in advance, despite the cafe being very quiet.More

Thank MsMoll
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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello MsMoll, I am really sorry to hear that you weren't impressed with your recent experience with ourselves. Our menu is frequently updated by our talented chefs. I do hope you will give it another try. In terms of the Afternoon Tea, again I apologise,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to pavilion gardens cafe regularly since my daughter was a baby. She is now 3 and treats it almost like home. She chats to the staff and they are so lovely to her. Despite being incredibly busy they always take the...More

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

Hello Colette P, Thank you so much for your amazing review! What an amazing thing to hear that your little one treats us almost like home! Our staff take great pleasure in ensuring we offer a fun and friendly environment for all, I am so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant meal we called for lunch choice reasonable, food good, staff atentive, resonably priced,will call again.More

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

Hello John A, Thanks for your review and for visiting our Pavilion Cafe. I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch and found it to be a good experience. I'm also happy to hear that our staff were attentive - ensuring our customers...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These gardens are very beautiful throughout the year but especially spring and summer. There is a train ride too.More

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

Hello Sarah W, Thanks so much for your 5* review. I am really happy to hear that you find us to be beautiful place to visit throughout the year - but we agree that the warmer weather certainly does add something! Our little train runs...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited many years ago, such a treat to return. The gardens are as beautiful as ever. Lovely tranquil walks, plenty of benches to sit and watch the world, ducks and geese go by. Bandstand was closed off which was a shame. Botanical gardens exquisite. Cafe...More

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

Hello Colgate50, Thanks so much for your 5* review. It's always fantastic to hear that people enjoy their visit with us that they come back to visit again. I know our team will be really happy to hear that your visit was a treat and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most beautifully kept park I have ever seen. It has the type of features which you would expect like a lake, with the addition of a great little train which children can ride on. Brass bands play in the bandstand every Sunday...More

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

Hello nickystraughan, What an amazing review! Our entire team take great pride in ensuring that every visitor has a great experience and I know everyone will be super happy to read this. With 23 acres of land, there's a great variety; from spots to sit...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 mya07 | Reviewed this property |
No they wouldn’t allow that but you would I’ve had many picnics there
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Catheeeee
21 May 2017|
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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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