The Pavilion Gardens offers relaxation, play and adventure for the whole family.  Our gardens are home to a range of animals, greenery and an array of fun. Within our 23 acres you will find many beautiful spaces to relax, picnic and plenty more with our two parks, miniature train and incredible tree sculpture.  On Sundays throughout the summer months you will find brass bands playing on our Bandstand.

You can also visit our lake which is home to many ducks and also offers boat rides offering fun family entertainment.

Outside we have our coffee van and seating areas across from the Bandstand.

Inside you’ll find the Pavilion Kitchen, Tea Rooms, Ice-Cream Parlour, Retail Arcade, Gallery in the Gardens and the Cinema.


Contact us today on: 01298 23114

Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday   09.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday   09.30am - 5pm
  • *See opening times for our full opening hours  

About Us

The Pavilion Gardens is a beautiful historic venue dating back to 1871 which superbly shows off the Victorian splendour of Buxton. 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.

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Pavilion Gardens St John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE