The Roseleigh is well situated in the heart of
Buxton amongst the
hills of the Peak
District National Park.
The Duke of Devonshire originally owned the land that the
Roseleigh was built on in 1870.
The Roseleigh lies on a quiet pedestrian walk (shown opposite)
and overlooks the lake set in the 23 acre Pavilion Gardens.
Pavilion Gardens were designed by Joseph Paxton (chief
gardener to the Duke of Devonshire at nearby Chatsworth House and designer of
the Crystal Palace) in the late 19th century.
There are amenities for all ages in the Gardens, including a spa
water swimming pool -
Buxton Swimming Pool. Also nearby is
New Bodies Gym which
have in addition
daily exercise classes.
degree view of Pavilion Gardens
Within a five minute walk is the impressive architecture of the
Georgian Crescent, built in the 1780s and one of the highlights of the centre
of Buxton - it is one of the finest Georgian buildings in the country.
degree view of Buxton Crescent
Close by is the
built by Frank Matcham in 1904. It is one of the most beautiful Opera houses in
the world and has marvellous acoustics.
|BUXTON OPERA HOUSE DISCOUNTED TICKETS - "BUXTON
Get a discount off your tickets for most shows when
you book your overnight stay at the Roseleigh. Please note, this discount is
only available by phoning the Buxton Opera House Box Office on 0845 127 2190
and ask if the "Buxton Breaks" scheme applies to the show of your choice, and
you will be asked for some form of ID confirming your overnight stay at the
Roseleigh when collecting your tickets (eg booking confirmation form, hotel
compliments slip or room key)
The Opera House hosts the annual
Festival and an annual Gilbert and Sullivan Festival as well as many other theatrical
The town of Buxton has an excellent selection of pubs,
restaurants and cafes.
The Sun Inn is one of the most characterful of
the local pubs and lies just a couple of minutes walk from the hotel.