Peak Cavern (Castleton) Reviews
Newest Review: ... as many questions as we wanted, the tour guide was very funny and told us lots of information about caves that we didn't know before. The rope making equipment for which Peak Cavern is famous for is still there, and replica houses where the rope makers used to live, tiny little huts that would house up the eight people at a time! My boyfriend helped our guide to make a piece of rope which we were allowed to bring home with us - which has been relegated to the garden as it stinks! The tour through the caves was very interesting, as it has been used for many TV and film locations there are still some of the props around which you will pr... more
Customer Peak Cavern (Castleton) Reviews (2)
by - written on 04/02/10 (Useful, 117 readings)
We arrived at Peak Cavern early in the morning, so early that they weren't yet open! We had our dog with us and he made friends with the resident dog there who popped up at various times throughout our visit. As we were so early we were the only ones on the tour which was nice as we could ask as many questions as we wanted, the tour guide was very funny and told us lots of information about caves that we didn't know before. The rope making equipment for which Peak Cavern is famous for is still there, and replica houses where the rope makers used to live, tiny little huts that would house up the eight people at a time! My boyfriend helped our guide to make a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/11/09 (Very useful, 220 readings)
Peak Cavern is located in the lovely Peak District town of Castleton. Visitors may sense they're going to see something special as soon as they see the sign outside which reads 'Welcome to the Devil's Arse'. The origin of the name will be revealed later! The cave is worth a visit simply for the lovely walk from the road to the cavern entrance. This takes the visitor along a burbling stream, past some ancient miner's cottages, then into a spectacular limestone gorge with cliffs towering 280 feet above. Perched above the gorge is the grey limestone bulk of ancient Peveril Castle. Upon reaching the cavern, you're witness to the largest natural cave ... Read the complete review
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