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Discover Buxton Tours

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Heritage tour company showcasing the history and architecture of this magnificent spa town. Tours can be taken aboard the newly converted Victorian "tram" called The Wonder of the Peak. The tram is very special and can only carry 8 people so pre...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
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+44 1298 79648
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All reviews converted milk float tram tour anne's church places of interest mary queen of scots informative tour excellent tour driver guide hour long tour victorian tram booking office small church old church oldest building hall hotel money well spent opera house
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took this little concerted milk truck tour at the suggestion of our gues hour owner. Well worth it. Michael was full of information and we made lots of stops along the way. One at a beautiful little church that is not open to the public...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

At first my wife and I wondered if we would enjoy a tour with only eight people being able to board the converted milk float for the tour, but we need not have worried. It was an excellent experience and very informative. Our driver, Michael,...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Was in for a bit of a surprise thought it was going to just take us on a ride around Buxton but it was so much more, we stopped at a beautiful little church (which I never knew about although have been to Buxton several...More

Thank whitby697
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Our trip on this Victorian tram ( converted from a milk float) was informative and fun. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we stopped at the Dome which was amazing and also at St Anne's church in Higher Buxton. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank CAH43
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The converted milk float is an experience not to be missed, it may not be the fastest but it gives you plenty of time to take in the sites.

Thank his_very_self
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Wonderful guide! The lady was dressed as Vera Brittain and told her story as though she were looking back 130 years to when she was a nurse for 3 months in the Dome in Buxton, looking after casualties of the First World War. We were...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A quirky milk float. Just my husband one I on so it was like a private tour. Our guide was great defiantly looked the part. Really glad we went on the tour that lasted 1 hour, Was worth every penny.

Thank knightvicky
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Superb guide! The lady dressed up just like Mary Queen Of Scott’s and kept in role the whole time. Talk took place inside the wonderful Old Hall Hotel where Mary was imprisioned and we actually saw her bedroom! Even had Tea and “ Mary” cake...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We took this tour yesterday, a wet Thursday, but our damp spirits were soon lifted by Mike our driver and guide. Traversing slowly around the town, stopping at and going into some of it's highlights was a perfect introduction to Buxton. On the phone booking...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic hour long tour of Buxton on a converted milk float. Our guide was very informative and rest fun. There was 3 children in our tour and the guide involved them all the way. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Lynette B
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mary g
1 July 2017|
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Response from DiscoverBuxtonTours | Property representative |
Are you the people booked at 11? if you get there about 10.50 the driver or our rep will be there.The festival fringe desk will have opened in our office so it will be a little hectic but we will sort you out!!
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mary g
22 June 2017|
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Response from DiscoverBuxtonTours | Property representative |
Although wheelchairs cannot get on board we can store them in our office about 30 feet away. There are two shallow steps on to the vehicle and you can use the back of the vehicle to pull up. We usually take the chair right... More
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mary g
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