Lancashire and the Peaks Sights

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Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off Goosehill, Castleton, S33 8WS | Map It
  • Phone: 01433/620285
  • Cost: £9.25 Peak Cavern; £15.50 joint ticket with Speedwell Caverns
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5, tours hourly; Nov.–Mar., weekday tours 11 and 2, weekend and holiday tours hourly 10–5
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  • Location: Castleton
Updated: 05-29-2014

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