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Peak Cavern

Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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4-Day Narrowboat Adventure from Manchester to the Peak District
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This cave was also known as "The Devil's Arse" by the rope-makers that worked at its entrance for centuries.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this tour. The lady was brilliant and made it very interesting. Was very worth seeing and would recommend going.

Thank WTF2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cavern ...good for family trip out ...interesting plus amazing entry to tge cavern ,my 6 years old daughter enjoyed it

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting visit the entrance fee for an adult is around £10. For this cavern but you can purchase a join ticket for this and the Speedwell Cavern. We had an interesting guide who injected a little humour into the guided tour of a little...More

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of rope making in the very large cave entrance is the most interesting part, with a practical demonstration of how a rope is twisted. The walk into the cave is OK, but there are few cave formations to see

Thank Geoffrey T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awful tour really which was disappointing. The person behind the till ushered us in after paying where we found the tour had already started and was nearly at the end of the rope making talk so we missed all of that! The tour guide was...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guided tour of Peak cavern, very informative and knowledgeable tour guides, kids enjoyed it, lasted about an hour. We bought a joint family ticket for £57 which includes Speedwell cavern close-by, valid up to 6 months. Be prepared for muddy shoes if been raining a...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing natural caverns with a really good tour. Our guide was funny and very informative, shame some people still feel the need to talk the whole time even when the guide is trying to talk! Rope-making demonstration was also great.

Thank Long Grey M
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We went to Peak Cavern today. Spent an hour in the cave with Bjorn as our guide. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and Bjorn made it fun and interesting. He had a good sense of humour and was full of knowledge. It was the first time...More

Thank missxxxx
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We decided to go on this walk on the spur of the moment after being disappointed with our speedwell trip. Well had to pay the full price again even though they could see we had just been in speedwell. That over went inside. An awesome...More

Thank 869dougw
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Great subterranean experience at Peak Cavern in Castleton recently. The fact that it was a wet day made it even more suitably dank and gloomy. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided very interesting and informative commentary. There are many other caves in this area...More

Thank Denise P
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Dean D
August 3, 2017|
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Response from funduashish | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 1.5 Hours.
Priyanka A
December 25, 2016|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
There are about 30 steps throughout the cave. The pathway is uneven, so regular buggies are discouraged but all-terrrain buggies are no problem.
Kirk R
October 7, 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
See other answers. There is a discount for pensioners. I found it pricey.