Buxton was built as a Spa town and is situated at a higher altitude than Tideswell and approximately 7 miles and about 15 minutes drive from The Cornerhouse. Regular bus routes link directly between Tideswell and Buxton if you want to leave your car at home.
Buxton was modelled on Bath and Cheltenham with its elegant sweeping semi-circle of The Crescent designed by John Carr of York built in 1784. Buxton is now a small market town with shops to explore and having cultural experiences at Buxton Opera House and Arts Centre, beautiful 23 acres of Pavilion Gardens in the heart of the town to walk through and a large dome which is now part of the University of Derbyshire to explore.
St Anne’s well is still a source of the famous waters and you can see local people queuing up to fill containers with the tepid water.
Weekly Markets, shopping arcades to explore, Well Dressing ceremonies, Christmas Market, Festivals and the opportunity to listen to the Tideswell Male Voice Choir at Buxton Opera House will tempt you from Tideswell.