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Poole’s Cavern to reopen

Poole's Cavern and Visitor Centre will reopen on 17th May 2021

Alan Walker Manager of Poole's Cavern and Country Park writes, "We look forward to welcoming visitors back to Poole’s Cavern and Country Park. We hope to reopen on Monday the 17th of May. We have everything in place and are good to go to comply with the latest government and tourism industry guidance to make a safe and comfortable experience for everyone."

Early Morning from Grinlow Woods

Celebrating International Dawn Chorus Day from Grinlow Woods

International Dawn Chorus Day is on Sunday 2nd May but rather than wait we thought we would start the weekend with a sneak preview of the dawn chorus from our woods at Grinlow.

We hope you enjoy the recording.

BCA Job Opportunity

Accounts and Administration Manager,full time, permanent

BCA is recruiting an Accounts and Administration Officer (Full time) to work at our Visitor Centre in Buxton. You can download the person and job specification by clicking on the links below. You can also download the application form (either as a PDF or as a Word Document)

If you wish to apply for the job, please submit an application form and send it along with your CV to

The closing date is 5 pm Friday 14th May 2021

Accounts and Administrative Officer Job and Person Specification

Accounts and Administrative Officer Job Application form PDF version

Accounts and Administrative Officer Job Application Form Word version

BCA’s response to HPBC Parks Strategy consultation

BCA's response to the consultation (closed on 14th February 2021) was considered by two of BCA's groups;

Biodiversity Group - Chair Lindsey Wakefleld
Places and Spaces Group - Chair Dr Alan Roberts

The Biodiversity group looked at the impact of the strategy on the natural environment, Places and Spaces focused on the heritage and community impacts.

HPBC Parks Strategy - Biodiversity

BCA response to HPBC Parks Strategy - Biodiversity

HPBC Parks Strategy Consultation - Heritage and Community

Ashwood Park

BCA Response to HPBC Parks Strategy - Heritage and Community

Join in the Big Garden Bird Watch

Join in and take part in the Big Garden Bird Watch this coming weekend - 29th -31st January

Some of the garden birds you may be lucky enough to spot.