Treak Cliff Cavern
Started as a Blue John mine over 300 years ago, Treak Cliff Cavern continues to mine, process and manufacture ornamental items and jewellery from Blue John Stone today. On the 40 minute guided tour visitors can see the most abundant veins of Blue John Stone in the world and some of the 'finest stalactites' in the Peak District. We also have a shop with a vast array of rocks and minerals from around the world. Visit our free to enter museum and read about the history of the mine and see some beautiful antique Blue John ornaments, after which you can enjoy a slice of Blue John cake and refreshments from our on site cafe while admiring the view down the valley.
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 10am – 5pm every day (except 25th December); the last tour is at 4.20pm (3.20pm between November 1st and February 28th).
Treak Cliff Cavern are delighted to announce the opening of The Cafe On The Cliff @ Treak Cliff Cavern. Open to both visitors to the cave and passing ramblers, we will be serving a selection of hot and cold light lunches, speciality teas, coffees and cakes