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Buxton

The lovely spa town of Buxton lies just outside, but is surrounded by, the Peak District National Park and is the highest market town in England. It’s easy access to the National Park and its fine Georgian architecture provides for a perfect cottage holiday in the Peak District.

The Romans first occupied Buxton in 70AD and named the town Aquae Arnemetiae because of the warm springs found there; its history as an important spa town continued until the early 20th century. Today Buxton has an excellent collection of independent shops, a shopping arcade and there are markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays; ideal for stocking up on your cottage provisions.

In town you’ll find the Pavilion Gardens, which extends for 23 acres of ornamental gardens, walking trails, lakes, children’s play area and a miniature railway. Buxton Opera House hosts the Buxton Festival, a prestigious opera and arts festival, each July as well as many other events throughout the year.

Poole Cavern is a popular destination for visitors to Buxton. This two million year old limestone cave is thought to be named after a 15th century outlaw called Poole, who used it as a hideout. Visitors can see various chambers extending over 310 metres, although the system is thought to extend further than this.

From the car park beside the cavern you can follow the woodland path and explore Buxton Country Park. There is plenty of wildlife to see here, and some uncommon wild flowers can be seen on the summit of Grin Low, at 437 metres above sea level. This is an ideal place for a picnic on summer days, although there is a cafe in the cavern’s visitor centre. At the summit of Grin Hill, Solomon’s Temple, a folly built in 1896, marks the site of an ancient burial ground.

To enjoy a break in the Peak district see our cottages in Buxton.
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52 cottages are available
  • Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire
    Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Bings Farm House

    Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412097
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    This stone farmhouse offers very high quality spacious accommodation in a quiet rural location overlooking the...
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  • Quarnford near Buxton, Derbyshire
    Quarnford near Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Wicken Walls Cottage

    Quarnford near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412071
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    This newly built cottage enjoys an idyllic location and offers fabulous picturesque countryside. It has been...
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  • Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Derbyshire
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    Jericho Farm - Harebell Hill

    Earl Sterndale, near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: 10848
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    These 4 quality and characterful barn conversions are set in striking ’White Peak’ scenery and each enjoys one...
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  • Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire
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    Shallcross Hall Cottages - Toddbrook

    Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412057
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    Shallcross Hall has five beautifully appointed apartments within a converted former old farmhouse, dairy and cheese room....
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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
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    The Regency

    Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412113
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile
    Sitting in the heart of Buxton, this beautiful second floor duplex apartment is set within a Grade II listed building and...
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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
    Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Booth Farm Bungalow

    Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: 30854
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    Surrounded by spectacular countryside of the White Peak, this semi-detached, farm bungalow, close to the owner’s...
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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
    Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Lavender Cottage

    Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: UK4061
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    Originally owned by the Duke of Devonshire, this Grade II listed barn conversion is one of the oldest buildings in...
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  • Chelmorton, near Buxton, Derbyshire
    Chelmorton, near Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Goulday

    Chelmorton, near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: 6941
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    This traditionally built modern bungalow is on the quiet village street of Chelmorton, one of the prettiest...
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  • Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire
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    Shallcross Hall Cottages - Blackbrook

    Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412059
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    Shallcross Hall has five beautifully appointed apartments within a converted former old farmhouse, dairy and cheese room....
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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
    Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Crescent View

    Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412110
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Open Fire
    This first floor holiday apartment is situated in an unrivalled location overlooking Buxton’s iconic Georgian...
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  • Buxton, Derbyshire
    Buxton, Derbyshire×

    Bailey Flatt Barn

    Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412093
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    This impressive 400 year old converted stone barn with its exposed oak beams and stonework offers a peaceful rural...
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  • Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire
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    Shallcross Hall Cottages - Goyt

    Whaley Bridge near Buxton, Derbyshire

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    Ref: CC412055
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    Shallcross Hall has five beautifully appointed apartments within a converted former old farmhouse, dairy and cheese room....
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