Top reasons to visit:

  • Walking (211)
  • Theatre (155)
  • Relaxation (132)
  • Countryside (104)
  • Scenery (97)
  • Opera (96)
  • Architecture (94)
  • Sightseeing (85)
  • Shopping (80)
  • Restaurants (66)

Buxton was highly rated for walking by 181 guests from the United Kingdom!

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Did the theatre performances in Buxton live up to their reputation?

Judith
Judith, United Kingdom

2 days ago Report

We saw 'The History Boys' at Buxton Opera House. Great show in a lovely old theatre.

What effect did the scenery in Buxton have on you?

Yvonne
Yvonne, United Kingdom

11 days ago Report

The scenery was breathtaking and the history was all around the town and the area surrounding the town.

What is the countryside in Buxton best for?

John
John, United Kingdom

19 days ago Report

Brilliant walking from the hotel out into the dales

Why do people say Buxton is best seen on foot?

Anonymous, Location unknown

12 days ago Report

The French restaurant meal was very good, the service was good, but the music was appalling.

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Buxton.

Anne
Anne, United Kingdom

25 days ago Report

Lovely location in front of ducks on lake and gardens for a lovely walk with my mum down memory lane
  • Food 65 endorsements

Why would you recommend Buxton for food?

Lisa
Lisa, United Kingdom

1 day ago Report

lots of places to eat, for every one's tastes
  • Sightseeing 85 endorsements

How can you enjoy the sights in Buxton while avoiding the crowds?

Anonymous, Location unknown

7 days ago Report

Go in September when the leaves are changing colour
  • History 61 endorsements

What is it in Buxton that makes history come alive?

PENNY
PENNY, United Kingdom

4 days ago Report

Victorian bus
  • Culture 36 endorsements

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Buxton?

Patricia
Patricia, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

Go to the Opera house and gardens.
  • Bars 11 endorsements

What did you enjoy the most about Buxton pub crawls?

anthony
anthony, United Kingdom

20 days ago Report

All the local pubs and bars are very friendly and the choices of beers and lagers is excellent
  • Parks 43 endorsements

Why do people recommend Buxton for the parks?

Stephen
Stephen, United Kingdom

16 days ago Report

They are very nice
  • Beer 10 endorsements

How do you find the best possible beer in Buxton?

Andrew_M_
Andrew_M_, United Kingdom

15 days ago Report

Go to the Buxton Tap House and try them all!
  • Street Markets endorsements

What's your best tip for browsing without feeling hassled into buying something?

Angela
Angela, United Kingdom

4 days ago Report

Ross Noble and Fascinating Aida. 2 perfect shows on 2 consecutive nights.

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