Welcome to The Old Manse Guesthouse

The Old Manse Guest House in Buxton is in the middle of The Peak District National Park. England’s most accessible outdoor destination, the Peak District is known and loved by millions for rich experiences offering relaxation, inspiration and adventure. An area of contrasting natural beauty.

The moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns, with at its heart the Peak District National Park. Spanning four English counties in the heart of the country, it’s home to dozens of fascinating market towns & pretty villages, world famous heritage attractions, traditional events and breathtaking landscapes.

The spa town of Buxton is known for its spring water, Victorian architecture, Opera House and stunning Pavilion Gardens. Both only a short walk from the guest house. Buxton is one of most popular tourist destinations in the Peak District famed for its natural spring water and Georgian architecture. The town was founded by the Romans, but it was the fifth Duke of Devonshire who put Buxton on the map with development in 1780s – the centrepiece being the Georgian Crescent (soon to be a 5* Spa Hotel). The town’s rich history features Roman settlers, royal prisoners, outlaws and noble benefactors.

Buxton’s magnificent architecture also includes The Pavilion Gardens, 23 acres of award winning ornamental gardens including serpentine walkways, children’s play areas, lake and a miniature railway. There is the historic Winter Gardens linking the Opera House with the main complex. The building houses a bistro, Art Café, Gallery in the Gardens with a large retail area and the Tourist Information Centre. Frank Matcham’s admired Opera House is home to the Buxton Festival (which has developed into one of Britain’s largest opera-based festivals), The Fringe Festival. Many well-known plays, shows, comedians, actors and singers can be seen throughout the year.

  • Free Fibre Optic Broadband on all floors
  • Free parking
  • Locally sourced full cooked breakfast
  • 5 minutes walk to a wide range of quality restaurants in the Market Place
  • 10 – 15 minutes walk to the Opera House
  • Non-smoking/Vaping throughout
  • En-suite facilities
  • We welcome Cyclists and Walkers
  • Free to Use Electric Vehicle Charging Station
  • Secure storage for cycles
  • NO Pets or Children accepted
  • The Old Manse Guest House, Buxton accepts cash and all major credit and debit cards (including American Express) are accepted. Personal cheques are not accepted.

The Old Manse Guest House, Buxton is located in the beautiful Peak District with stunning walks and bike rides for all ages and abilities. The many natural attractions of the Peak District are within easy reach, and so is Gullivers Kingdom and Alton Towers for those young or young at heart!

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