Discover Buxton Character ToursCreative Tourist
Take a journey into the past. These colourful character guides offer unique and entertaining insights into the history of some of Buxton’s most iconic buildings and landmarks.
How about meeting Mary Queen of Scots and witnessing how she brings 16th Century Buxton to life in full Tudor costume? Alternatively, you can see how Victorian Buxton is recreated by Robert Rippon Duke, the architect responsible for many of Buxton’s iconic buildings. Maybe you could visit the Devonshire Dome and hear the emotional insight into the trials encountered by nurses during WW1 from Vera Brittain? Fancy taking a tour of Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens and learning all about the plants with talented Victorian landscape architect, Mr Edward Milner? Or you can step back into the 1800s with a Georgian tour of the town alongside Anna Seaward, as you listen to her gossip about fellow guests at The Crescent.