Buxton Campus

Buxton is a vibrant spa town on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It’s about an hour’s drive to Derby and an hour’s train ride to Manchester in the other direction.

From hospitality to outdoor sports

A centre for hands-on learning, our Buxton Campus is home to our specialist courses in hospitality and culinary management, events, tourism, spa and wellness, as well as outdoor and adventure sports.

Historic setting

The Buxton campus is centred around the historic Devonshire Dome in the heart of the town and includes:

If you are studying one of our outdoor and adventure sports courses, you’ll be based nearby in Oaklands Manor, an outdoor centre set in 58 acres of mixed woodlands.

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Devonshire dome spa
Students cooking in Buxton campus kitchens
Climbing wall at Oaklands Manor

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The Devonshire Dome at our Buxton Campus

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Exterior of Oaklands Manor
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