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Peak Cavern

Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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Not worth the money!

Quite disappointing and over priced. We were looking forward to the tour only to be greeted by a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
a walk through caverns and a rope-making demonstration

A friendly guide showed how ropes were made in the first cavern, and then led us through the other... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, UK
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Quite disappointing and over priced. We were looking forward to the tour only to be greeted by a fairly miserable tour guide who seemed put out that we arrived. He was pretty grumpy throughout and made it an unpleasant experience. We had been to the...More

Thank Jodie82uk
Reviewed 2 days ago

A friendly guide showed how ropes were made in the first cavern, and then led us through the other caverns, pointing out the sights and telling us the history and the myths. There was some stooping but the walk wasn't too steep or difficult. It's...More

Thank Gardener_Lndon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about the Carol Concert when we visited Castleton earlier in the year. We pledged to be at the Carols from that point. It was a terrific experience, bettered by the thin layer of snow on the ground adding to the festive experience! (It...More

Thank TigerTattoo97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with 7friends. Excellent concert and very good compère.Only downside we enquired about taking cushions and if there were any toilets. We were told that all the seats were padded. Only about a quarter and we were there were toilets. When we enquired inside about...More

Thank _paulk2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic evening at the Christmas carol concert evening with a great orchestra, host and crowd. The compare was superb in getting the audience in the mood for a great singsong. would recommend this but early booking is advisable as all the concerts this year were...More

Thank Tyroleans
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Went to see an amazing concert by Lucy Spraggan. Very cold inside but great atmosphere. Felt sorry for those that were getting pushed right to the back by the stewards though. Top tip is to hang around by the bar until nearly starting then go...More

Thank NickSmut
Reviewed 16 November 2017 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 16 November 2017 via mobile

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

Reviewed 15 November 2017 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 8 November 2017

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
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15 December 2017|
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Response from SYLWIA K | Reviewed this property |
It wasnt bad when we went but if you go now might be cold plus when its raining its closed as the water get in the cave....
Dean D
3 August 2017|
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Response from funduashish | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 1.5 Hours.
Priyanka A
26 December 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.