Catch the train to Edale and just a short drive away is an underground wonderland to discover. During the summer months the Hopper Bus links the station and Treak Cliff Hill. The Cavern is nestled in the hills at Castleton, Derbyshire, home of the famous Blue John Stone – found nowhere else on earth other than this picturesque Peak District village.
The Cavern is world famous for its large deposits of Blue John Stone and the finest Stalactites in the area. Visitors can take a self guided tour through the Cavern and experience the Polish Your Own Blue John Stone Activity, working with the crafts people,to create a polished piece of Blue John.
There are many beautiful walks to enjoy nearby including the Great Ridge from Mam Tor to Lose hill, this 6 ½ mile walk starts in Castleton and takes you through some of the most admired and stunning parts of the Peak District. Known to be one of the best ridge walks in the country, this Peak District walk gives stunning views over Edale, Hope Valley and Kinder Scout.