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Address: , Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
Phone Number: 44 1433 620 285
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Description: This cave was also known as "The Devil's Arse" by the rope-makers that...
This cave was also known as "The Devil's Arse" by the rope-makers that worked at its entrance for centuries.
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Great tour, fun and interesting

Was great fun, good stories from a good tour guide. The views were great especially looking from outside the cavern and it was good to hear the history of the cave. Didn't give... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Took the family to the Devils ar@e, great trip, particularly due to the guide who has a very dry sense of humour. Certainly worth a visit as such a dramatic cave entrance. No problem with small kids, in fact they'll fare better than you on the lumbago walk.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Attended a concert by Boy on a Dolphin here and the atmosphere and event were superb. The local pubs are good and its only 50 -100 metres from the centre of castleton

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

well informed guided tour worth the lumbago walk - lovely cuppa made by the man in the small café at the start

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Was great fun, good stories from a good tour guide. The views were great especially looking from outside the cavern and it was good to hear the history of the cave. Didn't give 5 stars as I felt £10 each for an hour was a little bit high, but to be fair this £10 charge seems to be the going... More 

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Stalham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We all enjoyed the tour here. Not the most exciting of caverns in the area, but it was easy to walk through with the guide and the right length of time to hold the interest of younger family members. We had a mixed age range and all enjoyed it. The tour guide was witty, entertaining and very informative.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We started our week away with this tour and it was ok, wasn't fantastic, there are some really interesting things inside, the most impressive part to me was actually the walk up to the opening of the cavern which was stunning, there is also a bit of time spent explaining the rope making that took place there which was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Devil's A*se - We brought a joint family ticket for £53.00 which entitled us to entry into Speedwell Cavern as well as Peak Cavern. Park at Speedwell first & you can transfer your parking ticket to Peak Cavern. Irene & her team of tour guides do a great job in a very fun & informative way. Be sure to... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Visits in the cavern are with a guide. We arrived while it was still quiet so the guide only had the three of us plus a man and his dog (yes it's dog friendly). The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the cave and the rope making industry within it. She gave a ropemaking demonstration and got my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Tour guide very knowledgeable. Made the whole experience interesting. Rope making fascinating. Good value for money.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nice little walk from the car park. Describing this cave as they do (profanity not allowed) didn't warm me to the management or the cave. The rope making demonstration was worthwhile. Quite a long cave but not much by way of stalactites or stalagmites. OK for school trips - apart from the name! It has a low area to pass... More 

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