Things to see and do - Buxton
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Buxton Travel guide
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The Romans discovered Buxton’s warm springs and built baths here in about 79 AD. However, it was not until 1780, when the 5th Duke of Devonshire commissioned John Carr to build the Crescent, that Buxton started to take on the aspect of a spa town such as Bath or Cheltenham. Today, the Crescent, with the nearby Opera House, is still the centre of this small town which boomed with the advent of the railways in the 1860s.
The Queen Anne, Main Street GB - Hucklow SK17 8RF
1-2 Burlington Road GB - Buxton SK17 9AS
Opposite the Pavilion Gardens, Buckingham Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Buxton town centre. The hotel offers traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi and a bar where can enjoy cask ales, wines and six draught lagers. The bedrooms are individually deco..