Centrally located in our gardens, you'll find our miniature railway, ready to take you round a tour of the gardens. Our miniature train operates through school holidays, as well as over the weekends unless we encounter adverse weather conditions. The train operates from 10am

The cost of the ride is just £1.50 per person for 2 circuits around the track, with children under the age of 3 incurring no charge. 

We kindly request for children under the age of 12 to be accompanied by an adult whilst on the train.

To avoid disappointment, we would recommend that you contact us before visiting if you are wishing to ride the train as times of its operation do vary.

Contact us today on: 01298 23114

Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday   09.30am - 3pm
  • Saturday - Sunday   09.30am - 4pm
  • *See Opening Times for our full opening hours  

About Us

The Pavilion Gardens is a beautiful historic venue dating back to 1871 which superbly shows off the Victorian splendour of Buxton. Set within 23-acres of magnificent landscaped gardens and play areas the venue provides the perfect setting for fun and relaxing family days out, with great food and drink, shopping and over 100 events and festivals throughout the year.

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Pavilion Gardens St John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE