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Discover Buxton Tours

Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
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What a laugh

The driver was great, added a bit of fun and lots of interesting facts into the trip. I would make... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John B
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Chester, United Kingdom
Great ride!

This was great fun whatever age. A trip on a converted milk float! Took you around Buxton to look... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
christine n
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Horley, United Kingdom
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Heritage tour company showcasing the history and architecture of this magnificent spa town. Tours can be taken aboard the newly converted Victorian "tram" called The Wonder of the Peak. The tram is very special and can only carry 8 people so pre booking is recommended. We also offer guided walking tours,geology tours and Mary Queen of Scots tours. Featured on TV and radio. Please note the tram tours only operate regularly March to October and are weather affected. Seasonal opening times apply.
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“milk float” (44 reviews)
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“anne's church” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pavilion Garden Gates alongside Buxton Opera House, Buxton, England
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"mary queen of scots"
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"places of interest"
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"victorian tram"
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"informative tour"
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"driver guide"
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"great tour"
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"oldest building"
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"small church"
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"old church"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The driver was great, added a bit of fun and lots of interesting facts into the trip. I would make sure to book in advance as the bus only holds 8. We went to a small church and the dome which were an added bonus....More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was great fun whatever age. A trip on a converted milk float! Took you around Buxton to look at the wonderful buildings. The guide gives you a lot of information about the town and stops to take you into the now university building with...More

Thank christine n
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Reviewed 3 days ago

probably one of the best tours we have done . The "milk float" takes 8 passengers so advisable to book by telephone - The Opera House has a notice board with an indication of seats/times available . The Tour was well presented by the Driver...More

Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great way to get to know Buxton and a unuque feature in the local landscape. Knowledgeable drivers make the ride perfect.

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first heard i was going on a tour for the afternoon win a milk cart I could think of other things id rather be doing in the sun......BUT Ive got to be honest I enjoyed every second. The lady who sits behind the...More

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent tour of Buxton in a unique vehicle - a converted milk float. Michael the guide is brilliant I would 100% recommend you do this tour if you visit Buxton - book in advance to avoid disappointment

Thank RJM8760
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic trip around Buxton !! Enjoyed every minute and Mike our guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable about the history. The 'tram' was a converted milk float and was fantastic and onboard is a small screen which shows you different images as...More

1  Thank mmyers2906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a very pleasant hour in company of guide Mike recently. He is very knowledgeable and we learnt a lot about this town. The 2 places we stopped at - The church and the Dome - were very interesting with Mike adding further info. Be...More

1  Thank philthesailor
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Wow, simply wow what a great way to see Buxton in under an hour...great tour on a superb bus (milk float) with a very knowledgable guide with great sense of humour and fantastic local knowledge

1  Thank Geoff P
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

we really enjoyed this little tour guide was very imformative and made it very enjoyable got to see inside a couple of buildings which was a nice surprise a good way to spend an hour seeing buxton

Thank David B
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mary g
1 July 2017|
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Response from DiscoverBuxtonTours | Property representative |
Are you the people booked at 11? if you get there about 10.50 the driver or our rep will be there.The festival fringe desk will have opened in our office so it will be a little hectic but we will sort you out!!
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mary g
22 June 2017|
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Response from DiscoverBuxtonTours | Property representative |
Although wheelchairs cannot get on board we can store them in our office about 30 feet away. There are two shallow steps on to the vehicle and you can use the back of the vehicle to pull up. We usually take the chair right... More
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mary g
22 June 2017|
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