Speedwell Cavern, Castleton
(2/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Enter an underground cave system at Speedwell Cavern. In the heart of the Peak District National Park, descend 105 steps from the cave entrance to an underground canal. Here begin your guided boat journey through a 200 year-old lead mine. Wend your way 200 m (656 ft) below the surface of the hill before entering a cathedral-like cavern containing the Bottomless Pit, a huge subterranean lake. Book online for discounted and joint tickets. To visit Speedwell Cavern and other attractions in Castleton, use our Castleton vacation trip planner.
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  • Not the best of the Castleton caverns but a good way to occupy 90 minutes on a wet day. The guide was very good at stretching little into much. 
  • We called at the caverns and done the boat trip through the caves our tour guid Ben was very good and funny which made it enjoyable, we was in the caves for about 45mins, worth paying a visit 
  • I expected more cave experience but everything I got was slow ride through the tunnels in the boat reaching the end which looks like one big room in the cave with couple of stalactites. I was sitting ...  more »