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BUXTON, SPA TOWN, ENGLAND

Gateway to the Peak District.

Buxton is a Spa Town in Derbyshire ,in the East Midlands of England . Elevation is 1000ft [ 300m ] above sea level. It is a market town, gateway to the Peak District National Park. A landmark is the Cresent, built between 1780 and 1784, it was under repair when i visited. The Devonshire Dome in Devonshire Road is Europes largest unsupported dome. It dates from 1779. Its diameter is 144ft.
St. Peters Rome is 138 ft, and St. Pauls London 112ft. Entry is free. The Pooles Cavern is a limestone cavern
open to the public.,i enjoyed my visit. St Anns Well Fountain is fed by geothermal springs. I saw people filling containers with the water.
Nestles bottle the water in Buxton. The Old Hall Hotel is one of the oldest in Buxton, Mary Queen of Scots stayed here.-- Buxton is on the river Wye.. A person from Buxton is called a"Buxtonian" The nearest airport is Manchester 22 miles away.
There are two Golf Courses in Buxton.==g=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/935071/20e551c0-7022-11ea-b98a-1bc114a984ea.JPG caption=BUXTON, Hotel . [Forgot its name ]]BUXTON, Hotel Lounge.

BUXTON, Hotel Lounge.

BUXTON, Hotel room.

BUXTON, Hotel room.

BUXTON, Pavillion Gardens. 23 acres.  since 1871.

BUXTON, Pavillion Gardens. 23 acres. since 1871.

BUXTON. Pavillion Gardens, near Opera House.

BUXTON. Pavillion Gardens, near Opera House.

BUXTON. Sun Dial in Pavillion Gardens.

BUXTON. Sun Dial in Pavillion Gardens.

BUXTON, In the Pavillion.

BUXTON, In the Pavillion.

BUXTON. The Devonshire Dome.

BUXTON. The Devonshire Dome.

BUXTON. Inside the Dome. A diameter of 144 ft   [ 44m

BUXTON. Inside the Dome. A diameter of 144 ft [ 44m

]BUXTON Rail Station.

BUXTON Rail Station.

BUXTON. Famous mineral water, today bottled by Nestles in Buxton.

BUXTON. Famous mineral water, today bottled by Nestles in Buxton.

BUXTON, Tour Bus.

BUXTON, Tour Bus.

BUXTON. The Cresent, under repair on my visit to Buxton.

BUXTON. The Cresent, under repair on my visit to Buxton.

BUXTON.  Old Hall Hotel. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here.!

BUXTON. Old Hall Hotel. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here.!

BUXTON.  Where to go ?

BUXTON. Where to go ?

BUXTON. Town Centre.

BUXTON. Town Centre.

BUXTON, ST ANNS WELL FOUNTAIN,near the Cresent.

BUXTON, ST ANNS WELL FOUNTAIN,near the Cresent.

BUXTON, Entrance to shopping Mall ,in main street.

BUXTON, Entrance to shopping Mall ,in main street.

BUXTON.Opera House.

BUXTON.Opera House.

BUXTON. Devonshire Dome.

BUXTON. Devonshire Dome.

BUXTON. Pooles Cavern.

BUXTON. Pooles Cavern.

BUXTON. Poo;es Cavern. Stalactite.  [ Flitch of Bacon.

BUXTON. Poo;es Cavern. Stalactite. [ Flitch of Bacon.

]BUXTON. Walkway in Pooles Cavern.

BUXTON. Walkway in Pooles Cavern.

BUXTON, ST ANNS WELL FOUNTAIN,near the Cresent.

BUXTON, ST ANNS WELL FOUNTAIN,near the Cresent.

----------When Pooles Cavern first opened to the public it was lit by candle and oil lamps, then Gas, now electric light enhances the caves, with colour.---------Mary Queen of Scots ,Dec 1542 -- Feb 1587.also known as Mary Stuart.

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