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A fascinating glimpse into the local history and past glory

A very pleasant stroll alongside a meandering stream and up into what appears to be a cliff face... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bigfsadventures
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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Very large open cavern, which gets much smaller as you go in. The guide was brilliant, though there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lizzie B
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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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We visited Peak Cavern on a joint ticket with Speedwell Cavern and despite Speedwell being the smaller of the two, we enjoyed that and learnt so much more than we did at Peak. Unfortunately that was completely down to the tour guide. We were "guided"...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting information but way too expensive, tour advertises a hour escorted tour but tour was 40 minuites max, lots of waiting about cost so much way over priced.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a stunning natural place, if you have any limitations about walking or crouching low - you will struggle to go everywhere and enjoy it. People are not made aware if they have limitations.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit to get a sense of the vastness of this cavern. We loved the tour guides excellent knowledgeable and the insight this gave us about local rope making.

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pleasant stroll alongside a meandering stream and up into what appears to be a cliff face brings you to the impressive entrance to the Peak Cavern. We were a little late and so didn't get to see the entire demonstration of hoe rope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very large open cavern, which gets much smaller as you go in. The guide was brilliant, though there was a very large group (about 50) of us, he was very knowledgeable about the history and geology, he was also an experienced caver so could tell...More

Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the joint ticket with Speedwell cavern for a reasonable £19 each. The tour was decent and the guide very knowledgable. Some fantastic views and must do along with speedwell cavern whilst in Castleton, need about 2 - 2.5 hours to do both

Thank BRobinson92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always been keen, and have visited many around the UK/world...BUT Encouraged to buy a double pass to include another system with "boat ride" at another site. This venue, very low bending required, with no safety hats, hard work for the shorty's, don't know how tall...More

2  Thank t0nysawyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great guide who really knew his stuff about the history of the caves. Fascinating demonstration of how rope used to be made by the people who lived in the caves. The cave is accessible to most having fairly even ground and only a few steps....More

1  Thank AndyCappo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great cavern. Walk in only very few steps as it's a straight walk in and have to bend your head in a few places. They still make ropes in the cave and there's a demo when you go in they also have concerts in...More

Thank michaelaB575CO
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IAN03011955
13 August 2018|
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Response from Lizzie B | Reviewed this property |
It was more like 5 degrees today in September. Quite chilly and damp
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fatfairies
26 May 2018|
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Response from edwardbear80 | Reviewed this property |
No and theres limited parking in the village. there is a carpark but its a quite a walk from the village center.
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paul b
21 March 2018|
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Response from _paulk2000 | Reviewed this property |
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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