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Treak Cliff Cavern

Buxton Road, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WP, England
+44 1433 620571
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Simply brilliant

Went last weekend and absolutely loved it! Have been to Speedwell and Blue John mine's several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
samcosham
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Worthing, United Kingdom
They allow dogs!

Very interesting. Worth the walk up the hill, there is parking at the bottom of the hill and guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle C
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Started as a Blue John mine over 300 years ago, Treak Cliff Cavern continues to mine, process and manufacture ornamental items and jewellery from Blue John Stone today. On the 40 minute guided tour visitors can see the most abundant veins of Blue John Stone in the world and some of the 'finest stalactites' in the Peak District.
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Buxton Road, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went last weekend and absolutely loved it! Have been to Speedwell and Blue John mine's several years ago, and have to say of the 4 Blue John caverns in the Castleton area this is by far my favourite! Slightly further out of the village than...More

Thank samcosham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting. Worth the walk up the hill, there is parking at the bottom of the hill and guides are extremely friendly.

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent knowledgeable and enthusiastic young man leading the tour. History of Blue John and the cavern fascinating and tour about the right length (45 minutes). Great views from outside and above the cavern. Free parking for customers. Quite a steep walk to cavern entrance from...More

Thank Chasyuk57
Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting excellent guide young man with beard was very informative about its history and workings

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a damp morning when we were going to walk the Mam Tor Great Ridge so we went here. We were so happy we did as it was fascinating. The guide was excellent, entertaining and informative. The caverns, firstly the mining section and then...More

Thank howarew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 3 cave locations close to each other and after reading all the reviews we decided to view this one. I am glad we did as it was amazingly beautiful with amazing sites to see inside. It is extremely well presented with a knowledgable...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old mine is well worth visiting, but rather expensive. The first part of the trip is about the Blue John stone mined in the area and there are plenty of seams of the stone still to see. We then moved on to some caves...More

1  Thank wendy s s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my partner and 10yr old here for her birthday day out (her choice) and it was fantastic. The staff were as friendly as you could hope for, the tour was great and the guide passed on information that adults and my daughter could...More

Thank Mick834
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really pretty cave where you can see the local stone 'Blue John' veins running across the ceiling and walls. Really incredible stalagmites and stalactites form all kinds of shapes deeper into the cave. Our guide Andy was very knowledgable and you could tell really...More

Thank MBoggs29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Castleton there are 4 show caves- this one covers all bases. The 40 minute tour starts with several caves where the Blue John was mined - these are man-made and leads through to a series of natural caves where the full beauty of nature's...More

Thank yngsally
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Sheila C
31 August 2016|
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Response from Marie-Anne S | Reviewed this property |
To access it's a very steep path with s gross isn't of about 1:3. The path is about 500 yards long. That just to get to the entrance. Definitely not a place to visit unless you are able to walk up and down steep inclines.
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shanibarrett1
16 June 2016|
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Response from DaisyBoyd24 | Reviewed this property |
I took my Border Collie on a tour and there was a Yorkshire Terrier also in the group. They were both fine but our tour guide did say they've had dogs howl the whole way round as don't like the dark and the water dripping... More
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Mickasan420
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