Discover Buxton in a new light with a visit to The Crescent Experience, proud winner of the Silver Award for New Tourism Business at the Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Awards 2023 and finalist in the Notts & Derbyshire Muddy Stilettos Awards 2023 for Best Family Attraction.

The Crescent Experience is a fun and fact-filled interactive attraction that is suitable for all ages. If you are planning a family day out or a trip with friends in Derbyshire and The High Peak, why not visit the Crescent Experience? Enjoy a tour hosted by knowledgeable, friendly guides and explore nine themed rooms inside the beautiful Grade 1 Listed Georgian Crescent. Discover the history of the impressive Crescent building, learn of the fascinating characters that visited to seek the miracle cure from Mary Queen of Scots to Georgian aristocracy, take a virtual reality hot-air balloon ride during Buxton’s Georgian heyday and have your ailments cured by an 18th century apothecary!

The experience concludes following rainwater on a 5000-year journey through the Peak District Hills before it emerges at a constant 27.5 °C at the thermal spring of St. Ann’s Well, beside the Victorian Pump Room.

The Crescent Experience is an indoor attraction, so great to visit whatever the weather and located in the heart of Buxton with convenient rail and bus links. For more information visit