Discover Buxton Tours


Discover Buxton Tours

T: 01298 79648

M: 07530 457755


Welcome to Discover Buxton Tours a small tourism company in the heart of the Peak District offering guided historical tours around the beautiful spa town of Buxton.  Accessible, informative and fun, we hope you’ll join us on one of our many tours listed below and on our website

Special for Xmas – A Wonder of the Peak Festive Tram Tour – Chocolate Coated

Tour Journey

We start your festive tour from outside the fabulous Cavendish arcade in order to collect your hot chocolate from Charlotte’s Chocolates.

We then travel up past the Victorian pharmacy of Clowes and St John’s church to the marvellous Devonshire Dome where you will alight to admire the incredible interior.

Leaving there we pass by more stunning architecture before beginning the slow climb to the old market place. Finally we  visit the oldest building in the town , the beautiful St Anne’s church alighting to see the interior decorated for Christmas before returning to the centre of town past the Famous Pavilion Gardens and Opera House.


  • Price: £16 including hot chocolate and hand made truffles
  • Length: Approx 1 hour
  • Seasons: Weekend afternoons in December
  • Times: Saturday and Sunday 2, 3 and 4pm
  • Must be booked in advance by emailing

Throughout the year other tours are available – click here to check their website…

The Wonder of the Peak Tram Tour

Journey back in time to experience a bygone age aboard a Victorian tram and relax as your knowledgeable guide reveals the historic and architectural gems. £7.50pp, Approximately 1 hr



Robert Rippon Duke

A Story told by the man who developed Victorian Buxton.

£8pp, Approximately 1 hr


Mary Queen of Scots

The story of our royal prisoner and her visits to the town.

£9pp, Approximately 1 hr

Miss Lilian Violet Bowdine

The history of theatre through the eyes of an Edwardian actress.

£8pp, Approximately 1 hr



Mr Edward Milner

Stroll with him through the Pavilion Gardens and learn more of their history. £8pp, Approximately 1hr


Vera Brittain’s Tale

Told in the magnificent surroundings of the Devonshire Dome a story of a building that whispers.

£8pp, Approximately 1 hr


History and Heritage Walking Tour

Get the lowdown on the hidden history of Buxton with our local guides.

£7pp, Approximately 1 hr


All Ale and Higher Buxton

A walking tour featuring our finest pubs, oldest building and local bookshop/smallest museum.

£8pp, Approximately 1 hr


For more information on Discover Buxton click here.


More information:
Telephone: 01298 79648
Watch the tram in action here!