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 historically 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 Peak Cavern; £15 joint ticket with Speedwell Caverns
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5, tours hourly; Nov.–Mar., weekends and school holidays daily 10–5, tours hourly; weekdays tours 2 and 5
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  • Location: Castleton
Updated: 06-13-2013

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