In Victorian times, spa activities centred on the extravagant Buxton Baths complex, built in grand Regency style in 1854. The various...
At the base of the Slopes is the Pump Room (to be turned into tearooms in 2014), which dispensed Buxton's spring water for nearly a...
Another impressive Buxton construction, the graceful curved terrace of the Crescent - reminiscent of the Royal Crescent in Bath - is...
Black-and-white paisley wallpaper, chandeliers and glossy timber tables make this sleek retro wine bar the hottest new drinking den in...
Polished wood floors, Siamese sculptures and silk-attired staff make this an elegant place to enjoy a refined Thai afternoon tea (2.30pm...
Lonely Planet review
Just east of the Crescent is Cavendish Arcade, formerly a thermal bathhouse (you can still see the chair used for lowering the infirm into the restorative waters) with several craft and book shops, and a striking coloured-glass ceiling.