Welcome to Treak Cliff Cavern, Castleton
Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is famous throughout the world for its unique and large deposits of Blue John stone and houses some of the most beautiful cave formations found in the UK.
Take a guided tour, enjoy the amazing views across the Hope Valley, browse the well-stocked gift shop and catch your breath in our newly-refurbished visitor centre, café and picnic areas. The cavern is open from 10a.m – 5pm every day (except 25th December); the last tour is at 4.20pm (3.20pm between November 1st and February 28th).
We love dogs! All well-behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the visitors’ area and cavern.
Make a day of it!
We’re located within some of the country’s most most beautiful countryside. You can take in the breathtaking views from the nearby, world famous Mam Tor or visit the charming village of Castleton which is within walking distance.
Polish your own Blue John Stone – usually available throughout the school holidays when people of all ages can select, prepare and polish a slice of Blue John Stone to take home.
As seen on TV!
Treak Cliff Cavern has appeared on numerous programmes over the years including Britain’s Ancient Tracks with Tony Robinson on Channel 4, Rory Bremner’s Great British Views on ITV, BBC’s Country File and many more – including The League of Gentlemen!
- Free Parking
- Picnic Benches
- Gift Shop
- On Walking Routes
- Dogs Welcome
The new Treak Cliff Cavern Interpretation Centre is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development - to upgrade the visitor offer, by providing new toilets, heritage and interpretation centre. Project reference number: 101006.