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Explore Poole’s Cavern - A World-class Attraction On Our Peak District Doorstep

Explore Poole’s Cavern – a world-class attraction on our Peak District doorstep

Guests staying at Wheeldon Trees Cottages are perfectly positioned to explore Poole’s Cavern and Buxton Country Park, recently recognised as one of the top 10% of global attractions on TripAdvisor’s 2024 Traveller’s Choice Awards. 

Millions of Years in the Making 

Delve into millions of years of history as you explore the vast limestone caverns adorned with stunning crystal stalactites.  Poole’s Cavern has captivated visitors since the 16th century, with historical figures like Mary Queen of Scots rumoured to have walked its halls in 1582. 

Unforgettable Guided Tours

Daily guided tours lasting 45 minutes take you on a fascinating underground adventure. Learn about the cavern’s rich history and marvel at the geological wonders formed over millennia. 

A Full Day Out for Everyone 

Poole’s Cavern offers a comprehensive visitor experience. After your tour, browse the on-site shop for unique souvenirs and enjoy refreshments at the cafe. 

Supporting Conservation Efforts

Your visit to Poole’s Cavern goes beyond entertainment. Ticket proceeds contribute to the essential environmental and heritage conservation work undertaken by the Buxton Civic Association, ensuring the park’s beauty is preserved for future generations.

Unforgettable Peak District holidays at Wheeldon Trees Cottages

Why not combine a visit to the craft fair with a stay at Wheeldon Trees Cottages? Wheeldon Trees Cottages offers the perfect Derbyshire escape for your 2024 holiday, boasting luxury cottages designed for ultimate comfort and relaxation.

Your gateway to Peak District charm

Our prime location lets you explore the region at your own pace either by car or on our complimentary electric bikes, including two brand-new hybrid options perfect for tackling any terrain.

Luxury redefined

Seeking the pinnacle of Peak District living? Our recently refurbished Farmhouse is a masterpiece of modern luxury. In addition, upgraded cottages like Nadin, Ollerenshaw, Priestley, and Mycock offer an unforgettable blend of style and comfort.

Unwind and recharge

After a day of exploration, unwind in the peace of your private cottage sanctuary. Take in the breathtaking vista from Sheldon Cottage, our accessible property boasting the best views on the estate. Recharge in the tranquillity of our surroundings, or enjoy a friendly games night in our fantastic games room featuring pool, air hockey, and ping pong.

Convenience at your doorstep

For your added comfort, we offer on-site EV charging, a handy honesty shop to stock up on luxury treats, and the option to bring your furry companions to our designated dog-friendly cottages: Critchlow, Lomas, and Ollerenshaw.

Award-winning hospitality

Wheeldon Trees is consistently recognised for its exceptional hospitality. TripAdvisor recently named Wheeldon Trees in the top 10% of places to stay in the world. Thanks to our visitors’ amazing reviews, we recently received the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2024 for the third year running.

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