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Speedwell Cavern, Castleton
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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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Having initially felt quite anxious about being underground and on the water - I know! why did I want to do this at all?? I have to say our visit to Speedwell Cavern was brilliant. We had an amazing g... read more »
This is definitely something to do to fill a couple of hours. The guide was great and really made the history of the cavern interesting and put a humourous swing on the tale. Price was not too bad eit... read more »
It is well worth a trip on the boat, guide was good, sorry forgot he's name but kept us entertained through the trip
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