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Lancashire and the Peaks Sights

Peak Cavern

Updated 05/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Caves riddle the entire town and the surrounding area, and in the massive Peak Caverns, rope making has been done on a great ropewalk for more than 400 years. You can still see the remains of the 17th-century rope makers' village. Some trivia to keep kids amused: the Peak Caverns were traditionally called the "Devil's Arse," due to the flatulent noise that water makes when draining out of the caves.

Sight Information

Address:

Off Goosehill, Castleton, S33 8WS, England

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Phone:

01433-620285

Sight Details:

  • £9.25 Peak Cavern; £15.50 joint ticket with Speedwell Caverns
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5, tours hourly; Nov.–Mar., weekday tours 11 and 2, weekend and holiday tours hourly 10–5

Updated 05/29/2014

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