A fascinating boat ride through the flooded workings of an 18thC lead mine. The boat trips are fully supervised by experienced guides and take you deep inside a limestone hill to the 'bottomless pit', a huge underground lake in the natural Speedwell Cavern.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Thu 2 Jan - Mon 31 Mar 2014||Mon - Sun 10:00 to 16:00|
|Tue 1 Apr - Wed 31 Dec 2014||Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:00|
Adult Ticket £9.50
Child Ticket (5 - 15 yrs) £7.50
Family Ticket £32.00
4 year olds and under free
Why not take advantage of our fantastic offer to visit both Peak and Speedwell Cavern with a Joint Ticket
SK 138826 53.34074 -1.79284
From Sheffield, take the A625, then the A6187 through Hope to Castleton. Follow the A6187 from Castleton and turn left up Arthurs Way/Winnats Pass. The cavern is situated at the foot of Winnats Pass on the left, half a mile west of Castleton village.
From Manchester, take the A6 to Chapel en le Frith and then follow the signs for the A6 but take the slip road signposted Rushup and Edale. Follow this past Blue John Cavern by way of hairpin bend to right. After approx 100 metres take left turn down Winnats Pass into Castleton and the cavern is on the right at the bottom.
The nearest railway station is Hope Station (2 miles) or Edale.
Bus No. 272 from Sheffield to Castleton
Bus No. 274 from Chesterfield to Castleton
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Dogs accepted
- Guided tours for individuals
- Guided tours mandatory