Discover Buxton Tours


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.


For more information

Telephone: 01298 79648
Mobile: 07530 457755
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Ride the Tram

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. Catch it from outside the Buxton Opera House.

£7.50pp, Approximately 1 hr

Watch the tram in action here!

"Wonder of the Peak" Discover Buxton tram at its stop by the Buxton Opera House. Image courtesy of Ali Quas-Cohen.

Experience Tours

Robert Rippon Duke character tour guide under the Devonshire Dome.

Robert Rippon Duke Walk

A Story told by the man who developed Victorian Buxton.

£8pp, Approximately 1 hr

Mary Queen of Scots character tour guide at the Old Hall Hotel. Image courtesy of Ali Quas-Cohen.

Mary Queen of Scots Walk

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

£9pp, Approximately 1 hr

Vera Brittain character tour guide at the Devonshire Dome.

Vera Brittain’s Tale of the Wounded Soldiers

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

£8pp, Approximately 1hr

Edward Milner character tour guide at the Pavilion Gardens conservatory.

Mr Edward Milner – The Design of a Pleasure Garden

Stroll with him through the Pavilion Gardens and learn more of their history.

£8pp, Approximately 1hr

Miss Lilian Violet Bowdine character guide at the Buxton Opera House.

Walk with Miss Lilian Violet Bowdine

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

£8pp, Approximately 1hr

Interior of the Buxton Opera House

Mr Frank Matcham

Explore the magnificent Buxton Opera House with renowned theatre architect, Frank Matcham.

Every other Saturday, 11am, £10pp, Approximately 1hr. Book through the Opera House Box Office.

Walking Tours

Discover Buxton tour group and guide

History and Heritage Walking Tour

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

£7pp, Approximately 1hr

Discover Buxton tour guide and group

All Ale and Higher Buxton

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

£8pp, Approximately 1hr

View of Solomon's Temple. Image courtesy of Ali Quas-Cohen.

Uncover Buxton Explorer Tour

Uncover the natural history of the Peak, hear the story of Buxton Water, discover what shapes the landscape and how the region developed.

£12 per person, 5 minimum, 3-4hrs (accessible 1hr tour available)

Eat, Drink & Walk tour at the Old Clubhouse. Image courtesy of Ali Quas-Cohen.

Eat, Drink & Walk Tour

A three hour experience to enjoy food and drink sampling from local artisans including a comprehensive beer tasting whilst learning more about the history and heritage of the town.

£25pp, approximately 3hrs

Buxton, Derbyshire

This website is owned and managed by Vision Buxton, Registered in England, No.4309544 (Limited by Guarantee).

Vision Buxton is a membership organisation which brings together local businesses, community groups and individuals who are all passionate about making Buxton an even better place to live work and play.

Registered Office:
12 Hardwick Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BN.

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