Speedwell Cavern, Castleton

(2/5 based on 750+ 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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  • Wonderful tour guide, enthusiastic and passionate about re telling the interesting history of speedwell however.....you are paying slightly more than other local attractions to sit on a boat in a dark...  more »
  • So this was a very different experience. If you are claustrophobic DO NOT do this trip! While you are safe at all times there is an element of risk. You are 100m below lots of rock in a tin boat on so...  more »
  • Visited this underground cavern which you travel through by boat. The tour guide was very good and made the tour funny and informative. The full tour only takes about 30mins and is ¬£11 for adults but ...  more »