Caverns & Caves
Caverns and caves in the Peak District are unique places to visit and are one of the most popular things to do in Derbyshire and the Peak District. With their amazing rock formations, rare stones and amazing atmospheres they are sure to be a day out that everyone enjoys.
Treak Cliff Cavern has some amazing 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- a fantastic sight to see!
There are also great show caverns to explore in the Heights of Abraham, Matlock- where the area’s rich mining history is explained by their knowledgeable guides who know every nook and cranny of the cavern.
Also in the area is Poole’s Cavern, located in Buxton. This is a fantastic limestone cavern with brilliant crystal stalactites lining the chambers. This cavern is open to the public so why not start your cavern adventure now!
To read more about where you can visit and where to go caving, see below.