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Treak Cliff Cavern

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Very informative visit

Very knowledgeable staff. This was a very informative tour with a lot of things to see. There are... read more

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Magnificent visit; if you only go to one then make it this

I’d forgotten just how wonderful this Cavern is, not having been for several years. In the meantime... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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...more
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Buxton Road, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WP, England
+44 1433 620571
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff. This was a very informative tour with a lot of things to see. There are quite a few different caves to explore but we chose this one as some local people had recommended it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gilly6975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’d forgotten just how wonderful this Cavern is, not having been for several years. In the meantime I had become an avid collector of Blue John antiques so was really looking forward to it. Blue John seams seeped from every fissure, quite remarkable and beautifully...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tourer27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in after a trip round Castleton and were not disappointed. We had Sam as our guide who lived in the village and was very knowledgeable with lots of little facts and snippets as we went round the caverns. The tour was around 45...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our tour here. Our guide was Andy, he was very knowledgeable and friendly. The story behind blue john was interesting (I won't spoil) and the caverns themselves was fantastic to see. The tour lasts quite a while so very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debbiew7530
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole experience was delightful the young girl that conducted the tour was lovely,very knowledgable and gave everybody time to take photos and get their breath after a few steep climbs . My daughter and I found the caves breathtaking just took you into another...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were spoilt for choice which cavern to visit as there are 4 caverns to visit near castleton. we visited here and was nicely surprised as we didn't know what to expect. We booked a tour which was great as it was just my wife...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JoandDave69
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Interesting cavern with a good guided tour. Lots to see and find out, including experiencing true darkness! Lots of parking available on the road

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hjskinner82
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I was looking for an activity to fill part of the day in the Peak District with my Dad as he can get bored easily (I knew hiking was not the one for him...). Luckily I came across a brochure for the Caverns! It's not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abi S
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a lovely time with our superb guide - and you can see the Blue JOhn stone in this cavern better than in others. (Some just are old lead mines)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley E
Reviewed 27 October 2018

There are a number of caves and caverns in this area, some of which shout about their attractions rather too loudly methinks. We booked for this one because it looked like the most genuine (with it still being a working mine), the least commercialised and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B
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30 August 2018|
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Response from emmadro | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are! We took our Frenchie he was a bit nervous and we had to carry him down some of the stairs. But yes, they are definitely allowed in.
25 July 2018|
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Response from shirleyrudd | Reviewed this property |
We didn't pre-book. Just had to wait 10minutes for next tour
18 April 2018|
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Response from Keith S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a path all the way round inside 😊