News, Activities and Events at Treak Cliff Cavern
We hold annual events and regular activities at the cavern. Any news items – in particular, closures due to bad weather – will also appear here.
Polish your own Blue John Stone Christmas Tree Decoration
From October 24th 2018 to January 31st 2019, visitors can polish and take home their very own Blue John Christmas tree decoration or window hanger.
Our skilled craftspeople will guide you through the processes of creating your own unique Blue John ornament in our new visitor workshop area.
Prices for this activity start at £10 per hanger / decoration.
Polish Your Own Blue John Stone Dates for 2019
This is an activity is available throughout the school holidays when people of all ages can select, prepare and polish a slice of Blue John Stone to take home.
During other (school term) dates, if there is a member of staff available, you can still participate in this activity.
Prices start at £2.50
Saturday 8th April to Sunday 28th April 2019
Saturday 25th May to Sunday 3rd June 2019
Saturday 13th July to Sunday 8th September 2019
Saturday 26th October to Sunday 4th November 2019
Choose a piece of Blue John from a huge selection for polishing
Carols By Candlelight! 2019
A very popular event at Christmas is our festive underground singalong, Carols by Candlelight.
6 of the 7 Carol events are at 2.00pm and last for approx 1 hour with free mulled wine and mince pie afterwards.
The Christmas Eve Carols By Candlelight starts at 12 noon.
Soft drinks and biscuits also available if preferred.
A guided tour and a present for younger ones from Santa are also included in the ticket price.
Please note that this is a ‘singalong’ event.
Carols By Candlelight 2019
Saturday 7th December 2019
Sunday 8th December 2019
Saturday 14th December 2019
Sunday 15th December 2019
Saturday 21st December 2019
Sunday 22nd December 2019
Tuesday 24th December 2019 (12.00 noon start)
Tickets are on sale from September 1st 2019.
Advance booking is essential.
under 5s free
Please call into the gift shop to book; telephone bookings can be made by calling 01433 620 534
Please allow plenty of time to reach the caverns before the event starts. Although we do offer free parking, we are not able to accommodate everyone but parking on the main road leading to the cavern is possible.
NB because of the relatively steep access up to the concert chamber and there is no wheelchair access to the cavern.
Take a look at our risk assessment if you are unsure of the effort involved and fitness required. Please call us on 01433 620 534 with any questions and /or to book tickets for the carols.
Join us at Christmas for our festive underground singalong, when the cavern appears even more magical!
This is a popular event so please book early because spaces are limited.
Lots of candles!
Easter Egg Hunt at Treak Cliff Cavern
Another popular event is our annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Generally held over the Easter weekend, you can look out for the Easter Bunny during your search.
There are free chocolate eggs for all children. Normal cavern entry charges apply.
The 2019 Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 20th April 10.am until 4.pm
Sunday 21st April 10.am until 4.pm
The Easter Bunny – how many eggs can you find?
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.