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Good tour very interesting

Beautiful peak cavern is based in Castleton, when you park up you walk though the little village to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlie B
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Interesting tour

Interesting tour. Make sure you wear flat shoes as it is a little slippery in places and the roof... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
apriltom
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Rochester, 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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+44 1433 620285
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little tour of the cavern after a rope making demonstration . The young gentleman tour guide (I can't remember his name, shame on me) was really nice, friendly, funny and informative, everything you want. Tour lasts about an hour and you go quite a...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was considering visiting, and was discussing the £37 entrance fee, when an old couple emerged the lady very distressed and crying, she had slipped on entry and had come back out in tears, the staff did not seem interested nor had they given them there...More

1  Thank cogey30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful peak cavern is based in Castleton, when you park up you walk though the little village to get to peak cavern, once your there I felt like I was in Jurassic Park the cavern entrance is huge and full of birds and foliage, we...More

2  Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting tour, not just because of the cave itself and the different parts, but also some lovely stories from the cheerful and funny guide. Dogs are allowed and was something great to do with the weather too hot at the moment for them outside...More

Thank GR8601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting tour. Make sure you wear flat shoes as it is a little slippery in places and the roof in some areas is very pow so you are required to do a bit of limbo-ing!

Thank apriltom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you buy tickets in advance you can get a discount on the first tour of the day. We arrived just as they were opening. Our tour guide Nick was great. Very friendly, knowledgeable staff. Highly recommended experience for families. Educational and fun for kids.

Thank smale407
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

You learn about rope making at the start before you make your way into the cave. Worth the money, hardly any tour wait time. Highly recommend visiting this impressive cave. Also recommend Blue John cave but avoid Speedwell as you will be very disappointed

1  Thank Danny S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Great place good to learn the history of the place and uses it had including Victorian tourist spot ! Guides very good and did a brilliant rope making display

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This cavern is better than speedwell cavern I think. The rope making demonstration was a little boring but a few interesting facts were in there. Thought it was expensive for what it was but worth seeing I suppose.

Thank James K
Reviewed 29 May 2018

There was a grumpy old man in the ticket office who must have something to do with the caves being known as the "Devil's @rse." He was quite short tempered and rude. The tour guide was excellent. The rope making demonstration was interesting and the...More

2  Thank John W
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fatfairies
26 May 2018|
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Response from Gardener_Lndon | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a grassy pay and display car park at the bottom of the hill. It's a longish walk uphill to the cavern, with no parking anywhere near. There might have been disabled spaces in the pay and display but they weren't... More
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paul b
21 March 2018|
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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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TouchnottheCat
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....
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