Show Caves & Caverns

With their amazing rock formations, rare stones and amazing atmospheres they are sure to be a day out that everyone enjoys.

Explore Peak District Caves & Caverns

Peak District caves and caverns are unique places to visit and are one of the most popular things to do in the area. With their amazing rock formations, rare stones and unique atmosphere, the show caverns at Castleton are some of the finest in the UK.

Treak Cliff Cavern is home to remarkable stalactites and stalagmites, which really have to be seen to be believed. Along with Blue John Cavern, this is the only place to find Derbyshire’s semi-precious mineral, Blue John Stone, found nowhere else on earth!

There are also great show caverns to explore at the Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath, where the area’s rich mining history is explained by knowledgeable guides who know every nook and cranny of the cavern.

Also not-to-be-missed is Poole’s Cavern in Buxton. This is a fantastic limestone cavern with brilliant crystal stalactites lining the chambers. All of the caverns mentioned below are open to the public, with guided tours and themed events throughout the year.

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Poole's Cavern & Country Park

Discover Poole’s Cavern, Buxton’s Hidden Wonder. Take a Journey beneath the earth with our expert guides who will reveal the amazing stories of…


Creswell Crags

Wooly mammoths roamed the lands around Creswell Crags, and nomadic Neanderthal man sought shelter in Creswell Crags’ caves whilst they were following…



Heights of Abraham

Take a cable car flight to the Heights of Abraham 60-acre hilltop park, with cavern tours, exhibitions, adventure play and much more.



Treak Cliff Cavern

Visit an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home of the unique mineral Blue John stone


Peak District Mining Museum

Discover the life of a Derbyshire Lead Miner.  Investigate the equipment the miners used to extract the lead ore from the ground, clamber and crawl…


Speedwell Cavern

A fascinating boat ride through the workings of a 200-year-old lead mine in the heart of the Peak District National Park. It culminates in a…


Peak Cavern: 'The Devil's Arse'

Peak Cavern is a spectacular natural cavern containing historic rope works offering guided tours and hosting regular concerts and events

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