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Lovely gardens . Plenty of ducks. Sunday morning model boat races by local enthusiasts made for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Adora72
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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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On holiday in Derbyshire last week called at Buxton on an overcast morning as part of a tour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Graham146
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely gardens . Plenty of ducks. Sunday morning model boat races by local enthusiasts made for good watching. Grounds beautifully kept. Theater okd and very pretty. Tour bus very small only takes 8 so book first. Market busy on the Saterday. Very pretty Tiwn with...More

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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Adora72, Thanks so much for your review, I'm really happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Pavilion Gardens and Buxton in general. As you mentioned we have many ducks and other critters that love to call us their home. The tour bus isn't...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

On holiday in Derbyshire last week called at Buxton on an overcast morning as part of a tour around. The town was average - like most these days - but a stroll round Pavilion Gardens with its paths, streams, ponds, ducks, wood carving and miniature...More

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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Graham146, Thank you for your review, I'm sorry to hear that you found Buxton to only be average, but I am extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit around the gardens, with 23 acres there certainly is plenty to explore! We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding ceremony at the Victorian Conservatory on 15/09/2018and we cannot praise the venue,refreshments and ambience enough. Our day was perfect and all of the staff were lovely. A special mention to Rita who dealt with all of the ceremony organisation....our day was...More

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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello emmaeg1, Firstly, I'd like to say a massive congratulations on getting married! All of the team here sincerely wish you and your partner the best for the future. We understand how important that every aspect of a wedding is super important and I'm really...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The extensive grounds in Pavilion Gardens are perfect for a walk. You can explore the gardens, lawns, and more. Plus, the Pavilion itself feature plants and more. Great place for lunch, too!More

Thank Rogerl53
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Rogerl53, Thanks so much for your review, as you mentioned our gardens are quite vast with 23 acres to explore in all. Our gardeners take great pride in ensuring the plants are happy and healthy. As mentioned we also have our Pavilion Cafe which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was raining, it was still a beautiful garden to walk through and find squirrels! You could imagine the ladies with parasols taking some air in Victorian times in this place. Beautiful!More

Thank Emer135
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Emer135, Thanks for your 5* review, I'm sorry that it was raining but really happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us despite that! There are so many squirrels that love to call us their home, I personally love walking through to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the gardens in our trip to Buxton with the family and was magnificent. The little train was great for the Kids and had a lovely space to have lunch.

Thank PeterLittle85
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello PeterLittle85, Thanks so much for your review, it's certainly an honour to be called a magnificent place to visit! Our train is certainly a popular attraction for the little ones. We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Richard S

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What beautifully kept gardens, a delight to walk around, clean, well kept. Lovey water features and play areas for the kids.More

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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello NessieNoo, Thanks so much for your review, our gardening team take great pride in ensuring the gardens are beautifully kept, tidy and well maintained. I'll be sure to pass your comments. We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Richard...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lived in Peak District for over a year and been to buxton many many times but never realised how beautiful pavilion gardens was. There is lovely walks - feeding ducks - children’s play area !! Even a cafe. Lovely would recommend.

Thank jopicky69
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks for your wonderful 5* review, I'm certainly glad to hear that you would recommend people giving us a visit for both the gardens and our Pavilion Cafe also. We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Richard S

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a park that it's well worth wandering around. Lots to see and do and appreciate. There are some traditionally classic sculptures around and also some more contemporary stuff all of which seem to have a related information board. As well as the miniature...More

Thank Steve T
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Steve T, Thanks so much for your review, I'm really happy to hear that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed the various different aspects that our gardens have to offer. With 23 acres to explore there's certainly lots of adventures to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are beautiful with a variety of interesting attractions. There is a small ride-on steam train for little ones, along with a brilliant play area. There are also plenty of hidden retreats with gorgeous views - and benches to sit and enjoy them. Highly...More

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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello FoodieSueR, Thanks so much for your review, I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit, we've aimed to ensure that there is something for every visitor to enjoy and I'm glad you found this to be the case. We hope to...More

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liz s
2 July 2018|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz, we didn’t have our dog with us but we also didn’t spot any dogs in the cafes. We do tend, as owners to notice them if they’re there. However the day we visited was extremely hot and not many people had their dogs in... More
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Laura L
29 June 2017|
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Response from RichardS8974 | 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
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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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