Buxton Opera House set alongside The Pavilion Gardens is only a short walk from the Portland Hotel. The Buxton Opera House was designed by celebrated theatre architect Frank Matcham and opened in 1903. After falling into disrepair in the mid-1970's the Opera House went through a restoration program during the late 1990's and reopened in 2001, celebrating its 100th birthday in 2003.
One of Britain's leading theatres
Today Buxton Opera House is on of Britain's leading theatres with around 450 performances each year including dance, comedy, musicals, concerts and of course pantomime. Growing in popularity are the festivals held in Buxton and the Opera House each year with the biggest being Buxton International Festival. Are you looking for somewhere to stay during you're visit to Buxton? Book direct with the Portland Hotel for best available rates.