Pavilion Gardens hosts regular arts, crafts, antiques, and jewelry fairs. This historic site offers a rare combination of walks, lakes, play areas, and miniature train rides, attracting over half a million visitors every year. Opened in 1871, the gardens were designed by renowned Victorian architects Joseph Paxton and Edward Milner. Put Pavilion Gardens on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Buxton trip planning website.
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This is a lovely park in the centre of Buxton, adjacent to the old Opera House. Groundsmen seem to be continually maintaining the park and consequently it really is kept well. You can enjoy the... more »
We came here after our visit to Pooles cavern. The weather was lovely so walking around the park was nice. We went inside an indoor market had a look around and got ourselves an ice cream. We had a... more »
Really beautiful place to visit. There are restaurants and cafes and also there was music being played at the bandstand. There was also a gathering of little quirky stalls you could buy products from. Also there is a small train for young ones to travel around the park on. Beautiful gardens. Very lovely place.
As town parks go, this is a well landscaped with quite a bit going on. It's gardens make for a pleasant stroll or dog walk, there is plenty if water features with an abundance of waterfowl, also children's play area and miniature railway . One of the lakes has pedalos/boats available for hire. Than there are the well maintained historic buildings; tea rooms, lovely conservatory, concert hall and much more.
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