Hillhead Quarry

Buxton, Derbyshire, UK, Buxton, UK
Founded in:
Total area:
175 000 m2
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About The Venue

Hillhead Quarry is one of the peculiar yet notable venues of the UK. It is the hosting site of Hillhead, a major event for the construction and quarrying industries. The Quarry is located close to Buxton, UK. It is attended by 19753 visitors and has a square space of about 175 000 m2.

Hillhead Quarry has been the hosting site of major construction and quarrying events since 1983. It is a limestone quarry consisting of approximately 175 000 m2 of fenced land. 105 000 m2 of this space is dedicated to outdoor areas for displays where various equipment and structures are displayed. Another 35 000 m2 of the available space is allocated to live demonstrations areas.  The venue has 4 such areas: Processing Demo, Recycling Demo, Quarry Face, and Registration Demo. The venue in total has 8 meeting areas. These are the 4 mentioned demonstration areas, the 2 Pavilions, the “Ramp” and the Quarry Floor. 

How to get to Hillhead Quarry
On foot

Manchester Airport – not advisable

Buxton Railway Station – not advisable


By Car

Manchester Airport – 55 mins via A555 and A5004

Buxton Railway Station – 15 mins via A515


By public transport

Manchester Airport – 2hrs55mins via 199 Skyline and 442

Buxton Railway Station – 35 mins via transport 442


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Hillhead, Buxton, UK

25 - 27 Jun 2024


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