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Interesting and informative tour of a natural cavern

We had an enjoyable and interesting tour of Peak Cavern by our tour guide Nick. This cavern has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abby B
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Welcome to the mines of Moria..

We continue our adventure in Castleton and this time we are going underground! Taking under... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheBeautifulBritain
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Derby, United Kingdom
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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.
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Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable and interesting tour of Peak Cavern by our tour guide Nick. This cavern has a large, spectacular natural opening in a steep cliff. We had the additional advantage of seeing the entrance decorated with Christmas decorations and large Christmas trees for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit once again and hope we will be seeing you again soon! Your kind comments have been passed onto Nick and are greatly received!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in December, so visitor numbers were low. Our tour had 4 adults, and our guide tailored his information to this, witty and informative. The cavern is imposing, very impressive, and has a fascinating history. We also had a chat about the rope makers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst standing outside awaiting the gates to open at the appointed hour,we had the pleasure of having a chance conversation with a group of cave explorers who had been exploring the system that day. Once in Bjorn was our guide for next hour or so....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We continue our adventure in Castleton and this time we are going underground! Taking under consideration the English weather, this is definitely one of the backup plans you want to have up your sleeve. After arriving in Castleton you can leave your car in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a good and informative little tour, great to learn a little bit of history. I hope i get this right, but I want to mention Bjorn (I think he said his name was). Superb guide, very funny and knowledgeable. Thanks

Date of experience: December 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! Your comments have been passed onto Bjorn and are much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time exploring the cavern. The tour guide was full of interesting knowledge and facts. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour last about an hour and you're taken through the caves with a tour guide full of facts and information. Our guide was really good fun. Some parts get a little low so not great for claustrophobic people, but most of it is quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am at present disabled and find walking quite short distances painful. We visited Castleton in Oct 18. A great place and we were interested in visiting a cavern which was not too challenging. The visitors centre suggested Peak Cavern although it was some distance...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your unsuccessful visit to our cavern. During October we run tours on the hour every hour, however during the periods between these times sometimes the gates may be closed due to maintenance work being carried out by cavern staff....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can only go in on a guided tour. We were early, our fault, so waited for the tour. When the time came the guide was slow and unattentive to get going, eg taking our money and actually starting the tour. However, once she got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your feedback and will take your comments on board.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

We bought the joint tickets with the speedwell caves, great value for money. i found the lady guide very informative but a little over the top, the tours start on the hour and ours was quite a large group so when we went back on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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BenH-Speedwell, Manager at Peak Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, your other comments have been taken on board and passed on to the member of staff in question. We hope to see you again soon.

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IAN03011955
12 August 2018|
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Response from 581lizzieb | Reviewed this property |
It was more like 5 degrees today in September. Quite chilly and damp
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fatfairies
26 May 2018|
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Response from edwardbear80 | Reviewed this property |
No and theres limited parking in the village. there is a carpark but its a quite a walk from the village center.
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lambretta134
20 March 2018|
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Response from _paulk2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have been away and have only just checked my emails. I did not see any dogs. This was a concert but they might let them in if you are looking around. Give them a ring to be sure.
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