Welcome to The Pavilion Gardens - The Jewel in the Crown of Buxton and the High Peak.

We would like to invite you to visit this beautiful Grade II listed visitor attraction which offers a great free family day out.

Pavilion Gardens is a wonderful historic venue situated in the heart of Buxton. Nestled within 23 acres of beautiful gardens, we are a natural hub for the many tourists that visit the town and a popular destination for members of the local community. As a family friendly destination, we pride ourselves on offering every visitor a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Housed inside, you’ll find Buxton’s extremely helpful Tourist Information Centre. The friendly staff will be more than happy to assist you with your travel plans and share their vast wealth of knowledge of Buxton and the Peak District to ensure that you get the most out of your visit. Here you’ll also find a unique range of items available to purchase.

For dining, we offer 3 fantastic and distinct choices. For those in need of just a little sustenance, our Coffee Bar may be the perfect place to relax with a hot beverage and light bite, provided by our fully trained baristas in the open foyer.

If you’re after something more substantial however, you’ll certainly want to pay a visit to our Pavilion Café which serves from a menu offering a delicious range of dishes to suit any appetite. Our expert chefs prepare the dishes from fresh and locally sourced produce daily. Our Pavilion Café also contains a children’s area which comprises of a baby station, microwave and soft play area to inspire fun whilst you wait for your meal.

Above our Pavilion Café, you’ll find our mezzanine Art Café which boasts some of the best views of the gardens. Our Art Café is also wonderfully decorated by beautiful artwork from our friends at Gallery in the Gardens, artwork is available for purchase.

Here at the Pavilion Gardens, we also host over a hundred events annually which range from farmers markets and bazaars, to dances and fetes which are held in our grand Octagon hall and along our Promenade When you explore our beautiful gardens, you’ll find two parks full of fun possibilities, as well as a miniature train.

Unfortunately due to mechanical problems the train will not be running until further notice. Pavilion Gardens would like to sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and assure customers we are doing our upmost to get this service back on track.