The premium tour is a 90-minute exclusive experience hosted by a knowledgeable and friendly guide to enhance your visit. Limited to a maximum of eight people your host will answer questions as you delve into the history of the town and explore why this wonderful building came to stand here. The tour finishes in the Grade II listed Pump Room where you will be given souvenir glass melandra bottle to 'take the water' from the historic Lion’s Head Well.
In a town whose history is shaped by water, The Buxton Crescent Experience is a boutique attraction that reveals the story of a special spa town, the renowned water and recent restoration of the Crescent building.
For centuries Buxton has been a place where people have sought the water cure and within this Grade I listed building you will encounter visitors from a period spanning more than 10,000 years who have travelled to the town to drink and bathe in our thermal mineral water.
You will take a virtual reality flight above the town during its Georgian heyday and rub shoulders with the regency high society at a glamorous ball before having your ailments cured by our 18th century apothecary.
Follow rainwater on a 5,000 year journey through the Peak District hills and find out why it emerges warm from the natural springs beneath the Crescent.
The Buxton Crescent Experience is the perfect choice for families, the interactive elements will keep children amused and educated while history buffs can dig deeper into the story of the town.
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