Home of Buxton FC

Opened 1884

Capacity 4,000

Rating: 4.3

(199) Google Reviews

Coldest place on earth. Away end in FA cup was poor. TV camera scaffolding on the halfway line was wrapped in black netting so you either had the choice of standing at the front and getting soaked or standing under cover at the back and not being able to see the match. 4G pitch is a bit weird too but I understand why they have it. Not a bad little set up which is probably fine for the usual crowds of 300 or 400.
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12 months ago
Before Moving to North Yorkshire 4 years ago, apart from my family it was the place I enjoyed being at most. I was a volunteer, Director and Secretary for many years and I loved the place. Still do and visit whenever I can.
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3 weeks ago
Plastic pitch, so never gonna get cancelled, even in Buxton's harshest winter months ...maybe!! Needs a clock and scoreboard though!! A lovely welcoming sports facility and great prices at the bar and coffee shack!! A proper grass roots experience. Proper football ground, like they used to be, but better!
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a month ago
Excellent club facilities, food offering first class for pitch side catering, made very welcome.
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3 months ago
A day out at a proper old ground The highest altitude ground in England apparently Great pubs and restaurants nearby
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4 weeks ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

Buxton originally played at the Park, a ground shared with the cricket club, and later played at Cote Lane, London Road and Green Lane before moving to the Silverlands in 1884.[10] The site was originally a field owned by the club's first captain, Frank Drewry.[10] The opening match was held on 1 November 1884, a Derbyshire Cup match against Bakewell, which Buxton won 2–0.[10]

Cover was provided for spectators in 1890 (proposals to build a separate pavilion for working class supporters were not taken forward),
[5] at the same time as dressing rooms were built. A wooden stand was erected on one side of the pitch and replaced by the current main stand in 1965, which later had seats from Maine Road added to it.[5] On the opposite side of the pitch is the Popular Side covered terrace. The end behind one goal has a covered terrace, with the other end empty.[10] The ground currently has a capacity of 4,000, of which 490 is seated and 2,500 covered.[11]

The Silverlands is the highest ground in England at 1,000 feet above sea level.
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Things to do nearby.

Cafe At Green Pavillion.

7 Reviews
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I've been here twice - once about 3 years ago and just last week. The good news is that it was just as good as I remember and I'll hopefully be going back... Read More

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The coffee had great flavour and the ciabatta roll/ sandwiches were very tasty. Great atmosphere and service at reasonable price. Read More

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Approaching lunchtime at the midpoint of our journey, on a rain soaked, windy day, we were in need of some sustenance. The first choice of the Yelp... Read More

Buxton Tap House.

4 Reviews
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Where Buxton Tap House stands out in comparison to other (great) tied pubs I've recently visited (e.g. New Inn, also in Buxton, and Cask Tavern in Poynton)... Read More

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Located on George Street, this ale house is right in the centre of Buxton's cafe quarter - and also part of the Buxton ale trail (rightly so). As far as I... Read More

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Buxton tap house reminds me a lot of breweries/tap rooms in the US. They had all the expected styles and higher alcohol beers common in the US beer scene.... Read More