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Peak Cavern

Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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US$ 268.36*
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4-Day Narrowboat Adventure from Manchester to the Peak District
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WS, England
+44 1433 620285
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Reviewed yesterday

No mistake, this is an impressive cavern. Better still, it's a good deal more accessible than some of the other underground adventures in the peaks: the Speedwell Cavern is quite the adventure but only really suitable for sure-footed travelers with no sense of claustrophobia. Conversely,...More

Thank lauriecrow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and & I paid £22 to enter this cavern and at no point at the pay desk did the assist tell us the cave had been flooded and it is more than certain you were going to ruin you shoes and trousers because...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour of the cavern in a nice small group (including our dog!!) very informative and fun with a knowledgable guide! Just a shame there's a lack of stalactites! But still worth a visit! (Tickets can be combined with speedwell for a reduced...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This experience really depends on having an enthusiastic guide. We arrived early on a Tuesday morning and had a guide for just the two of us. She had been working there for nearly 20 years and made our trip a fascinating experience. She made the...More

Thank wendy s s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't even been to the Peak District before. Now we're definitely addicts! One of the highlights was the "Peak " Cavern or the "Devils A*se" (due to to noise air pressure release from the miles of tunnel below sounds like). Well narrated by the...More

Thank TigerTattoo97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great visit here along with our tour guide (not sure who he was but there was a definite foreign twang to his accent) who provided a lot of good information about the cavern itself and a number of good jokes thrown in too....More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cave is fabulous. There is not a lot of bending down as most of the caverns are enormous so if you're a little claustrophobic and still want to explore this one would be perfect for you. The two guides we had were excellent, really...More

Thank Draculas_Bride666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history, slippy surface in some parts and you have to bend over to get through an area but fairly easy walk as not many steps. Tour guide fantastic, can't remember her name but extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and engaging. Glasses, long dark locks and a...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peak Cavern was new to me although have visited the Peak District many times. I took my two grandchildren, 7 & 11 and both loved it. The little one was not allowed to say the name of the big cave which gave us a lot...More

Thank SandraR34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the cave!! The tour guide lady was wonderfully entertaining and kept my interest throughout a great cave with lots to see and lots of interesting facts and geological structures. I would highly recommend this cave.

Thank Alex B
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Dean D
4 August 2017|
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Response from funduashish | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 1.5 Hours.
Priyanka A
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
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.