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Decent tour and awesome views

We bought the joint ticket with Speedwell cavern for a reasonable £19 each. The tour was decent and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BRobinson92
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Great hour

A great cavern. Walk in only very few steps as it's a straight walk in and have to bend your head... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michaelaB575CO
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Stoke-on-Trent, 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 2 days ago via mobile

We bought the joint ticket with Speedwell cavern for a reasonable £19 each. The tour was decent and the guide very knowledgable. Some fantastic views and must do along with speedwell cavern whilst in Castleton, need about 2 - 2.5 hours to do both

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always been keen, and have visited many around the UK/world...BUT Encouraged to buy a double pass to include another system with "boat ride" at another site. This venue, very low bending required, with no safety hats, hard work for the shorty's, don't know how tall...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great guide who really knew his stuff about the history of the caves. Fascinating demonstration of how rope used to be made by the people who lived in the caves. The cave is accessible to most having fairly even ground and only a few steps....More

1  Thank AndyCappo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great cavern. Walk in only very few steps as it's a straight walk in and have to bend your head in a few places. They still make ropes in the cave and there's a demo when you go in they also have concerts in...More

Thank michaelaB575CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day in Castleton today on the boat at Speedwell and at the Caves at Peak. Guides very informative and entertiaining and the history of the place including rope making demonstration interesting - definitely worth a visit in my opinion if you are in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked my trip to Peak Carven. I found it quite informative learning about how mining used to be done in this little village. It's great to see that the history of the yester years is preserved. This not your usual historical site, I liked...More

1  Thank langtonr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The overall place was nice the actual trip didn’t take long. Learning about rope making was interesting.

Thank danielward80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the peak cavern today as a group of couples. Ben our tour guide completely made the trip for us ! So interesting and funny ... deffo worth a visit !

Thank ellierebecca18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spontaneously decided to book a trip to the Peak District with my partner and I. We decided to visit a couple of the caverns with this being the second (and probably the best) one we visited. Staff were super friendly, our tour guide was...More

Thank kieranb496
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One alights from a bus in the bus terminus at Castleton. There are no signposts to say where or whether there is a Tourist Information office. Having asked in a "Blue John stone" shop, I finally locate the information office about 0.25 miles from the...More

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IAN03011955
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Response from harribo28 | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 10 degree
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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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paul b
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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