Pooles Cavern (Buxton) Reviews
Description:Cave and tourist attraction in Buxton in the Peak District.
Newest Review: ... germinate. She showed us a patch of grass growing on one of the damp rocks. This particular rock had a spotlight shining on it. She explained that they wanted to keep the cave as natural as possible so didn't want to encourage this artificial growth. I understood that, it did make me think however about the wonder of life, seeing that patch of fresh green in this dark, hidden corner. ... more
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by - written on 18/12/03, updated on 18/12/03 (Very useful, 162 readings)
When you think of the Victorians, with their fancy skirts and stiff collars it's hard to imagine the gentry of the time doing little more than having tea in the parlour or strolling in the park on a sunny afternoon. It seems though that our Victorian ancestors were a lot more adventurous than many of us give them credit for. Apparently they had an absolute fascination with caves and thought nothing of clamouring around in the dark in pursuit of the admiration and accolades they would receive for their bravery. Poole's cavern in Buxton was a favourite tourist attraction for the Victorians but this fantastic cave had been in use a long time before that. ... Read the complete review
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