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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  • Had a brilliant young guide called Ollie to take us on the boat ride into the cavern, he made it really interesting and added a touch of humour to our adventure. Had a great time. 
  • This was a great trip for all the family. Would highly recommend, our tour guide Joe was thoroughly amusing and his witty humour made the tour even more fun! Thanks Joe! 
  • Staying in Castleton for an early Christmas family get together we were looking for our "boxing day" activity to suit all three generations. Cave, boat, hard hats sounded like a fun option and it was....  more »