Buxton Lodge

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Stylish 7 bedroom Victorian townhouse in the heart of the famous spa town of Buxton


  • 7 comfortable double bedrooms
  • 6 sparkling bathrooms or en suites
  • Sleeps 14 guests or to up 16 if there are children in your group.  
  • Stylish Victorian town house, literally less than 5 minutes’ walk from the centre of the popular spa town of Buxton.
  • A perfect base for those seeking to explore the Peak District and beyond
  • The historic town’s attractions of Buxton Opera House, Pavilion Gardens, the Crescent, and Poole’s Cavern are all an easy walk away from the property.
  • Within a few minutes’ drive you are in the heart of the Peak District with the ancient market town of Bakewell, the wonderful Chatsworth Estate and picturesque Peak District villages such as Ashford in the Water, Castleton and Hartington to explore.
  • There is a 7kw Smart electric car charger on site which is located to the front of the property to the far left hand side of the front door. (minimal charges apply)

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Buxton Lodge has seven stylish and individually decorated bedroom and to give total flexibility most rooms can either be arranged as king-size or twin beds. 

To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, one of which has been designed as a family room with an additional single bed. Two of the first-floor bedrooms are en-suites and a large shower room serves the other two bedrooms.

The second floor has a further three double bedrooms, another of which is available as a family room. One room has an en-suite and there are two separate private bathrooms, one for each of the other top floor bedrooms.

We provide towels, hand soap and shower gel for added comfort of each guest.


There is a stylish designer kitchen in a French grey finish with gleaming granite work surfaces and a central island, creating a wonderful cooking space and social hub. The island in the middle is perfect for prepping a special occasion meal and the second kitchen, hidden around the corner with a dishwasher means you can stack the dirty dishes away while you entertain the guests in the main kitchen and dining area.

Expect a double electric oven with 6 ring gas hob,  2 under-counter fridges, and a further tall fridge/freezer in the utility room, dishwasher, microwave and emapl pots, pans, crockery, cutlery and glassware for 14 guests. There is also a separate kitchen where you will find the sink and dishwasher and more storage space


Buxton is full of quirky cafes, traditional pubs, wine bars and great local restaurants, all within leisurely walking distance, so it’s tempting to dine out. However, the attractive dining area with solid oak flooring and a feature fireplace to one end is set up for up to 14 guests. 

Its the perfect place for a relaxed family gathering as it's an open-plan space with a kitchen, so the cooks can easily access the dining space.  The large kitchen island is also handy for serving up big bowls of food for everyone to help themselves. 

Living Space

This double fronted town house is surprisingly big and deceptively spacious. With accommodation spread over three floors, there is oodles of room for socialising together. 

You enter centrally into the main lounge which enjoys a double aspect of the bay windows creating two comfortable seating areas,  to one side you have a comfy seating and a TV offering a great space for watching a movie. To the other side is more comfy sofa seating and a lovely log burner so this side is perfect for costing up by the fire with a glass of wine and a good book.

Moving through the main lounge space through dining room is a further snug with two comfy lounge chairs and another TV, a nice cosy corner to hideaway with a mug of tea.

Garden and Outdoor Space

Buxton Lodge has a good size town garden with lawned area. There is a lovely patio area with outdoor seating and a BBQ which shall be available for use from 01st April through to 31st October, please bring your own charcoal and lighting equipment. 

The property is a perfect retreat for friends and family celebrations, reunions and for breaks that create wonderful lasting memories for all. Please note that the residential location of this property makes it unsuitable for hen and stag groups - we have plenty of other properties we can recommend!

There is off road parking at the front of the property for up to a maximum of 3 cars. Additional road side parking opposite is available.

The property is located conveniently on the main road leading you out to explore the wonderful surrounding Peak District, you may experience a little traffic noise with it being near to a main road.

There is a 7kw Smart electric car charger on site and is located to the front of the property to the far left hand side of the front door. 

Property Information

Our standard arrival and departure times are:

  • ​4pm on the day of arrival
  • By 10am on the day of departure 

Please do respect these times as they are in place to allow the housekeeping teams enough time to thoroughly clean the property before and after your stay

  • Please remove dirty and high heeled shoes on entry
  • Please do not bring any candles, tea lights or incense sticks as they are not allowed at the property
  • Please no fireworks or Chinese lanterns
  • Please no smoking or vaping inside the property. Vaping will trigger the fire alarms
  • We ask that any outside socialising be brought inside by 9pm. We kindly ask that neighbours and local residents are not disturbed after this time, for more information please see our Noise and Behaviour Policy
  • Not suitable for Hen and Stag groups or young parties
  • No glitter please as even the eco friendly kind is impossible to remove from the soft furnishings and hard wearing floors
  • No Karaoke machines of any type

If you are looking for a holiday cottage that is accessible for everyone we have a wealth of properties that are suitable for guests with varied access needs. Many of our properties are situated in rural locations, offering peaceful settings that would be suitable for guests with autism & learning difficulties.

  • Open plan dining and kitchen area
  • Level access throughout downstairs
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • TV's with subtitles
  • Beds are flexible and can be twins or doubles
  • Private garden with established planting offering a calm and tranquil setting
  • We are supportive of anyone who needs to bring an assistance dog or guide dog to the property

Peak Venues have a dedicated Accessibility Champion who will be able to assist you with specific property information, please contact them by email for any further help at hello@peakvenues.co.uk

Buxton, The Peak District and Surrounding Area

The main attraction of staying at Buxton Lodge is that fact that you can enjoy walking into Buxton with ease. The renowned spa town is known as the cultural capital of the Peak District and most notable is Buxton's architecture which comprises of The Crescent, modelled on Bath's Royal Crescent. The famous Buxton Opera House is the highest Opera House in the country and attracts many top shows along with the annual Buxton Music Festival.

Attached to the Opera House is the stunning Pavilion Gardens covering 23 acres of gardens and ponds. The Pavilion Gardens is a must if you have children as there are several parks and a miniature train running at the weekends. Also within walking distance are attractions such as Poole's Cavern, Go Ape Treetop Adventure and Solomon's Temple.

With great access to the Peak District within a short drive you will find the Blue John Caverns, Monsal Trail, The Tissington and High Peak Trail, The Goyt Valley, Dovedale, Chatsworth House, Tissington and Haddon Hall and much more beyond.

Buxton Lodge is a short drive to our country pub The Royal Oak at Hurdlow which boasts an expansive menu of home-cooked food. Also our pub with pizzeria at  The Bull I Thorn offering homemade wood fired pizza with fresh dough made daily by our Italian chef, tasty burgers and classic British pub meals on the menu.  We have comfy booths complete with wall mounted TV's so you can watch all major sporting events whilst enjoying a pint. Both pubs welcome large groups.

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How To Find Buxton Lodge


Buxton Lodge is set back off one of the main roads leading into Buxton.

The address of Buxton Lodge is:

28 London Road,Buxton,Derbyshire, SK17 9NX

Approx GPS coordinates of the property are: 53.347621, -1.689537

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Directions to Buxton Lodge by car from Bakewell (approx. 20 mins):

  • Follow signs for the A6 towards Buxton
  • Once on the A6 follow for 10.9 miles
  • You will come to a roundabout with Morrison’s on your right hand side and a left turn (back on yourself) on the left
  • Take the first exit at the roundabout towards signposted to ‘Poole’s Cavern Country Park’
  • Follow Dale Road (B5059) for 0.5 miles
  • You will come to a cross roads with traffic lights 
  • Take a left at these lights and follow the road for approx. 140 yards
  • There will be a left turn and a car garage (West Street Motors) on your left on the corner
  • Buxton Lodge is pretty much opposite this on your right hand side
  • The drive way can fit 3 cars maximum if parked close together (please do not park obstructing the pavement or either of the neighbouring driveways- there is free roadside parking approx. 50 yards up from Buxton Lodge on the left hand side- please make use of this for any overspill parking)
  • You have arrived at Buxton Lodge!

Directions to Buxton Lodge by car from Ashbourne (approx. 30 minutes):

  • Follows signs for the A515 towards Buxton
  • Once on the A515 follow for 19.9 miles
  • On entering Buxton there will be a Premier Inn and a Tesco Express on your right hand side, continue straight on passed these
  • You will go through a set of traffic lights (pedestrian crossing) with a road on your left hand side and a convenience store on your right- continue straight through these
  • There is a car garage and a right hand turn on your right hand side- Buxton Lodge is on your left opposite this.
  • (If you get to the traffic lights at the crossroads you have gone too far)
  • The drive way can fit 3 cars maximum if parked close together (please do not park obstructing the pavement or either of the neighbouring driveways- there is free roadside parking approx. 50 yards up from Buxton Lodge (towards Ashbourne) on the left hand side- please make use of this for any overspill parking)
  • You have arrived at Buxton Lodge!

Directions to Buxton Lodge by car from Stockport (approx. 55 minutes):

  • Follow signs for the A6 towards Buxton
  • Once on the A6 follow the road for 17.3 miles (you will go through towns such as Hazel Grove, Disley, Whaley Bridge, New Mills Newtown, Furness Vale & Dove Holes)- keep going straight on through all of these towns continuing to follow signs towards Buxton
  • On entering Buxton you will come into Fairfield and down a hill- there will be a mini roundabout at the bottom with a Wetherspoon’s on your left hand side
  • Take the first exit at the mini roundabout onto Bakewell Road signposted to Matlock, Bakewell, Ashbourne
  • You will come to a roundabout with Morrison’s on your left hand side- take the 3rd exit signposted to ‘Poole’s Cavern & Country Park’
  • Follow Dale Road (B5059) for 0.5 miles
  • You will come to a cross roads with traffic lights 
  • Take a left at these lights and follow the road for approx. 140 yards
  • There will be a left turn and a car garage (West Street Motors) on your left on the corner
  • Buxton Lodge is pretty much opposite this on your right hand side
  • The drive way can fit 3 cars maximum if parked close together (please do not park obstructing the pavement or either of the neighbouring driveways- there is free roadside parking approx. 50 yards up from Buxton Lodge on the left hand side- please make use of this for any overspill parking)
  • You have arrived at Buxton Lodge!

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Your Stay At Buxton Lodge

Our Favourite Places to Eat Nearby

Country Pubs

  • Royal Oak, Hurdlow – Only a 10 minute drive from Buxton our very own award winning pub offer open fires, hidden corners, local ales and of course ‘great home-made pub food’.  Booking advised.
  • The Bull i'th Thorn, Hurdlow - pub and pizzeria, enjoy a selection of made to order oven pizzas in the refurbished spacious room, with a mixture of booth seating and individual tables - or sit in the bar area, still featuring some of the traditional charm from the days of the old coaching inn and enjoy burgers / sandwiches/ grazing boards, pub classics, children's menu and desserts to die for.
  • The Packhorse, Crowdecote - Located at the bottom of the bank just outside Longnor. There are well kept ales which change regularly and traditional home-made pub food. It’s lovely place to visit for the scenery – careful of the hair pin bends on the way!
  • The Bull’s Head, Monyash - A traditional pub located in the heart of Monyash, serving good pub food. Popular with families and walkers.
  • The Church Inn, Chelmorton - Cosy country pub with roaring fires serving traditional pub food.
  • The Bull,  Ashford in the Water - Traditional Robinson's small character pub serving great food in a lovely Derbyshire village with the River Wye flowing through the heart of it.
  • Devonshire Arms, Hartington - Centrally located in the heart of the village – good stop for lunch.
  • Buxton Tap House, Buxton - Not a country pub as such! Buxton’s own brewery pub serving its very own craft ales and bitters. Also serves food and has live music on certain nights.


  • Simply Thai,  Buxton - Great local Thai restaurants located in the centre of town – booking is definitely recommended.
  • Taj Mahal, Buxton - Excellent curry house in Buxton.
  • Pizza Express, Buxton -Well known pizza chain in a great location for town and the Opera House – kid friendly.
  • St. Moritz Restaurant, Buxton - Swiss and Italian cuisine, great pasta dishes and also has a excellent pre- theatre menu.
  • Indian Palace, Buxton - Great Indian restaurant in the centre of Buxton
  • Lone Star, Buxton - Mexican/American cuisine, known for their large portions.
  • Columbine, Buxton - Small privately run restaurant, perfect for a special occasion.


  • No 6 The Square, Buxton - Relax and enjoy morning coffee, light meals or a traditional English afternoon tea in the elegant surroundings of No. 6 The Square.
  • Hassop Station Café & Bookshop - A family friendly cafe with outdoor covered seating and play, with a focus on food, family & fresh air. Enjoy brunch, lunch or afternoon tea on the terrace on the renown Monsal Trail or in the newly refurbished station building.

Freshly Delivered Meals and Take Aways

  • Sauced Here- fantastic selection of home made prepared meals from local chef/cooks -great for large groups. They also provide a full basket of groceries from local producers that can replace a supermarket delivery
  • Scoff - Delicious, home-cooked food, delivered to you in the Peak District
  • Simply Thai
  • Pizza Express
  • Taj Mahal
  • Khomkhai Thai Cuisine
  • Indian Palace
  • The Great Panda Restaurant (Chinese)
  • Maazi- Sumptuous Indian meal or buffet delivered to your door. Numerous catering options and can also provide waiting on staff and even take away the washing up.

Our Top 5 Places to Visit Nearby

1. Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is one of Britain's leading receiving theatres, presenting around 450 performances each year including dance, comedy, children's shows, drama, musical concerts, pantomime and opera as well as a lively Fringe Theatre and Community and Education Programme. The theatre is also home to the nationally renowned Buxton Festival. Lovingly restored to its former glory in 2001, Buxton Opera House is an exquisitely beautiful Edwardian theatre and one of the country's finest examples of Frank Matcham theatre design.

Click here for further information on Buxton Opera House

2. Solomon’s Temple,  Go Ape and Poole’s Cavern

Enjoy a stroll up to Solomon’s Temple, a Victorian fortified hill marker through Grinlow Woods.At the top of the temple enjoy amazing views of the spa town of Buxton and the surrounding area. The more adventurous may want to try out Go Ape in Grinlow Woods. This treetop adventure/obstacle course, uses ladders, walkways, bridges and tunnels made of wood, rope and super-strong wire, it also boasts some of the country’s best zip lines. For those without a head for heights a visit to Poole’s Cavern, which is a 2 million year old limestone cave is fascinating, and it’s a great activity especially for kids on a rainy day.

Click here for further information on Go Ape and Poole's Cavern

3. The Goyt Valley

Located just a few miles outside of Buxton the Goyt Valley combines some of the most picturesque valley, moorland, river and reservoir scenery to be found in the United Kingdom. There is plenty of walking routes in the valley, there are the two man-made reservoirs, Fernilee and Errwood to walk or cycle around and also the ruins of Errwood Hall to explore. For those you want more of a challenging walk, a walk up to the nearby Shining Tor offers great views of the surrounding area.

Click here for further information on the Goyt Valley

4. Buxton Pavilion Gardens

Pavilion Gardens is a wonderful historic venue situated in the heart of Buxton. Nestled within 23 acres of beautiful gardens, it is a natural hub for the many tourists that visit the town and a popular destination for families. There are a couple of lovely play areas and a miniature train to keep children occupied and it is also host to a variety of fairs and events throughout the year.

Click here for further information on Buxton Pavilion Gardens

5. Chatsworth House and Park

No visit to the Peak District would be complete without visiting the fabulous Chatsworth Estate. There really is something to do for every member of the family - The Farmyard and Adventure playground, the magnificent house and the gardens which are equally as impressive as the house , with the maze, the garden trails, and the famous water cascade to keep the little ones occupied.

Click here for a link to Chatsworth House and Park

Key Facts

What to Expect at Buxton Lodge

A basic weekend supply of the following essentials are supplied (as there are no staff on site if you run out you will have to replace):

  • Hand Wash
  • Loo rolls (1 x on the holder and 1 spare per bathroom)
  • Bin bags
  • Washing up liquid
  • Cling film & kitchen foil
  • 5 x dishwasher tablets
  • Tea towels
  • Dish cloths
  • Basic cleaning materials
  • Utilities - Electric, gas, heating and hot water
  • Free Wi-fi

Useful Information

  • 3 x high chairs (if requested)
  • 2 x Travel Cots- we provide basic travel cot's that comply with BSI. Please note that due to health and safety reasons, you will need to bring cot linen and any extra padding you require over and above the lightly padded standard base that is supplied by the manufacturer.
  • Fresh linen with beds made up upon arrival
  • Fresh towels - Bath towel for each guest and hand towels in the bathrooms
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room
  • Iron & ironing board indoor clothes airer
  • Lounge with TV offering free view
  • Snug with TV with free view
  • Christmas - throughout December the property has a Christmas Tree decorated with a set of lights
  • Should you need a DVD player for your stay we do ask you to please bring your own, along with the relevant cables needed.
  • Log Burner - 1 x complimentary basket of logs are available on arrival, we do ask you to then supply your own and to also bring your own lighting equipment as we cannot provide these.
  • Blue Tooth Speaker

Cooking and Dining

Any kitchen items that are absolutely vital for your stay, please check with us before your visit to ensure that it is at the property (as things do sometimes get broken).

  • Pots, pans, roasting tins, crockery, glassware and cutlery
  • Double oven with 6 ring gas hob and grill
  • 1 x Microwave
  • Double toaster
  • Cafetieres
  • 2 x Kettles
  • Kitchen Scales
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining table seats up to 14
  • 3 small fridges (2 undercounter in the kitchen & 1 tall fridge/freezer in utility)
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine -with a handful of pods to get you started - they take the original size.

  • There is space for 3 cars on the driveway
  • More on street parking opposite the property
  • There is a 7kw Smart electric car charger on site and is located to the front of the property to the far left hand side of the front door. (minimal charges apply)
  • For reasons of both safety and property insurance, under no circumstances should you use the domestic plug sockets in the property to charge an electric vehicle.  Our domestic supply in the property does not have the capacity or set up to support EV charging. Please use this link that could be helpful for other nearby charging stations.

Outdoor Space

  • Enclosed garden to the rear of the property approximately 6m wide x 20m long
  • Patio Area 
  • 3 x Picnic benches
  • Lawn area with mature borders
  • BBQ - charcoal - half oil drum style, available between the 1st April to 31st October, please supply your own charcoal and lighting equipment)
  • Please do not move the garden furniture around, this is for your own safety, due to them being very heavy and also damage can easily be caused if the items are dragged

Property Quirks

  • This is a town house with 3 floors so there are quite a few steps so may not be ideal for guests with mobility issues
  • Some bedrooms and bathrooms have sloping ceilings so reducing the head height
  • Our waste treatment plant is environmentally friendly but cannot cope with nappies, baby hygiene products and ladies toiletries, please dispose of these items in the bins provided in the bathrooms
  • Located just off the main road that leads into the centre of town
  • The fireplace in the kitchen diner is decorative only


  • We allow 2 dogs at the property and do charge £30 per dog for the duration of their stay
  • We ask for them to be kept off all furniture and out of the bedrooms
  • Please clear any dog litter from the grounds or garden
  • Please keep your dogs under control at all times
  • Please do not leave your dogs unattended in the property or garden at any time


Wi-Fi is provided free of charge, however, as the Peak District is in a beautiful rural location sometimes there may be intermittent signal which is beyond our control.  We also hope you appreciate that we cannot guarantee Wi-Fi if there are technical issues in the area


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