Peak Cavern
Hope Valley, Castleton S33 8WS Route Planner
The Green Guide

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guided tour (1hr) Apr-Oct: 10am-5pm (later in Jul-Aug); Nov-Mar: weekends and school hols 10am-5pm (every hr), Mon-Fri except school hols: 11am and 2pm - last tour 4pm


The closest cave to Castleton is Peak Cavern. It has an impressive entrance situated at the foot of the hill on which the castle stands. For four centuries, until 1974, rope-makers lived here, making ropes for the miners.


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