Visiting Buxton Pavilion Gardens

Set within 23-acres of magnificent landscaped gardens and play areas the venue provides the perfect setting for fun and relaxing family days out, with great food and drink, shopping and over 100 events and festivals throughout the year.


Eat and drink

Here at the Pavilion Gardens, we use the freshest ingredients sourced from the best local suppliers, this not only ensures that your food and drink purchases are of the highest quality, but also helps to lower carbon emissions.

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Children’s activities

Set in the 23-acres of award winning, Victorian Gardens, there is plenty to keep little ones entertained. From large open picnic areas and playgrounds, to our Minitature Railway.


The gardens

Our award winning gardens span over 23-acres of beautifully maintained land and offer a real adventure for all who visit. The natural landscape consists of various flowers, shrubbery, trees, streams, and a lake. As you might expect, it is also home to various natural inhabitants.

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The conservatory

Our Conservatory houses many beautiful plants, several of which are extremely rare to find anywhere else in the UK. Many see the area as an indoor rainforest here in Buxton. Inside you will also find several fish within a wonderful atmosphere.

Our Conservatory is licensed to host Civil Ceremonies and has a pop up bar available for drinks receptions. The Conservatory also makes a great filming location or backdrop for photoshoots. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. Please note that on occasions the Conservatory will be closed to the public for holding civil ceremonies.


The boating lake

Our boating lake boasts 11 boats; 6 rowing boats and 5 pedalos with each one allowing up to 4 people. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you contact us before visiting if you are wishing to use the boats as times of operation do vary depending upon the weather.

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Explore the retail arcade at the Pavilion Gardens and find the perfect gift for family, friends, loved ones – or just treat yourself. Discover the creative works of local artists in the Gallery in the Gardens, and find seasonal coffee, cheese, beers, and other local produce in the Buxton Brewery Shop & Bar.

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A great family friendly destination, whether it’s eating and drinking, shopping, relaxing or playing, Pavilion Gardens pride themselves on offering every visitor a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

The Pavilion Gardens offers one level access from the car park onto the Promenade and throughout its Conservatory, Café, Retail Arcade, Art Gallery, Ice Cream Parlour and Octagon Hall where it regularly holds events.