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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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Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take a tour of the show caves Peak Cavern, the tour is suitable for all ages but I wouldn't recommend if your not keen on small spaces. The tour lasted around an hour, starting with a rope making demonstration (I helped and got...More

Thank liz_kev29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide may this visit thoroughly entertaining and informative. It was really interesting to se how rope was made at the time and the caves are a reminder of how recent us humans have ben around...

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Peak Cavern many years ago, we were intrigued to find out what it was like as a concert venue, having booked tickets to see Richard Hawley. It certainly is a unique experience, the acoustics are terrific. Recommend both as a showcase and a...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A big part of the reason we chose to see this cavern was the advertised rope making demonstration. This demonstration is advertised as a highlight of the tour. We were extremely disappointed to be told at the start of the tour that this will not...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a good tour into an interesting cavern. Slightly miffed that the rope making didn't happen. This wasn't explained when we purchased the tickets and there was no reduction to the cost. The reason for this was that the cavern was being set up...More

Thank Jax S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location for a gig. The cave is spectacular and the acoustics were great. A short walk from the village along picturesque pathways. Great little village Castleton, and the cave is a must visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely village, different experience into the caves.As the tour is mostly inside the caves, weather is not a problem and you can visit anytime of the year. Note: You may not entirely enjoy the tour if you do not have interest in caves formation, historics...More

Thank funduashish
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a caving trip that anyone can do, well almost. If you have a wheel chair it may be a bit hard because of the steps. The floor is made of largely made of natural material so it can get a bit slippery in...More

Thank JetBoy12
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We visited over the Easter weekend and arrived just in time for the 1pm tour. Tours leave hourly on the hour and our group was quite large. It starts with a rope making demo and then you do the cave tour, about an hour in...More

Thank Good Names All Gone!
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My Grandfather's sister Aunty Blanche and Uncle Bert Marrison lived in a tiny cottage in the main street leading up to the Cavern. Uncle Bert was the last of the old rope makers and he also had a cycle repair shop opposite his cottage.As young...More

Thank margaret w
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Priyanka A
Does this have step free access? as we have 2 infants in buggy travelling along.
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.
Kirk R
how much is it
7 October 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.
Hi, has anyone recently been to visit with a dog? If so, are they welcome?
30 July 2016|
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Response from ailsakirton | Reviewed this property |
Dogs not a problem & welcomed, there was a dog on our tour & was not a bother at all.