Destination guide

The lively area of Buxton awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's opera, temples and festivals with a rental holiday home in Buxton. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its gardens and cocktail bars. Beauchief Abbey and Arts Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Buxton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Buxton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • Peak District National Park Authority (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Didsbury Golf Course (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Gulliver's Kingdom (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Beauchief Golf Course (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Buxton

Travellers love Buxton for its beautiful gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Buxton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peace Gardens (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Pavilion Gardens (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Poole's Cavern (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Speedwell Cavern (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Peak Cavern (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Lyme Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Buxton

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 38.4 mi (61.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Buxton Station or Dove Holes Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Buxton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,500 holiday rentals near Buxton. From 915 Cottages to 425 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Buxton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Buxton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Buxton:

  • Belle Vue: 73 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 139 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 18 holiday homes
  • Old Trafford: 49 holiday homes
  • Castlefield: 59 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Buxton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Buxton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Crescent: 1,602 holiday rentals
  • Buxton Station: 1,599 holiday rentals
  • St Ann's Well: 1,597 holiday rentals
  • The Octagon Theatre: 1,594 holiday rentals
  • Goyt Valley: 1,682 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Buxton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Buxton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 915 Cottages in Buxton. Our other popular types of Buxton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 425 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 915 holiday houses
  • Barns: 69 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Buxton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Buxton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.