SHOW CAVES AND MINES IN THE PENNINES

Blue John Cavern

Blue John Cavern

Castleton

Mined for it's famous Blue John Flourite, much of this cavern is now open to the public. Located a mile from Castleton.

www.bluejohn-cavern.co.uk

Carrs Level

Carrs Level

Nenthead

Mine open to the public on selected open days at Nenthead. Open days usually run
from the end of March or Easter to the end of October.

www.nentheadmines.com
Engine Vein

Engine Vein

Alderley Edge

One of the copper mines at Alderley Edge.   Open one on least one of the two open
weekends hosted by Derbyshire Caving Club who control access to the mines.

www.derbyscc.org.uk
Goodluck Mine

Goodluck Mine

Via Gellia

Not far from Cromford in the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District.  Open on the
first Sunday of every month or by appointment.

www.goodluckmine.org.uk
Great Masson Cavern

Great Masson Cavern

Matlock Bath

One of two mines open to the public on the Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath.
Access via cable car or walk up from the car park at the bottom.

www.heightsofabraham.com
Great Rutland Cavern

Great Rutland Cavern/Nestus Mine

Matlock Bath

The second of the two mines on show on Matlock Bath's Heights of Abraham.
Part of the many attractions in this amazing town.

www.heightsofabraham.com
Ingleborough Cave

Ingleborough Cave

Clapham

Access via a mile walk through a nature reserve from Clapham village or via public footpath through Clapdale.  Resurgence for Gaping Gill.

www.ingleboroughcave.co.uk
Killhope Mining Museum

Killhope Mining Museum

Weardale

Not far from Nenthead Mines, the North of England Mining Lead Museum at Killhope
includes an underground tour.  Glamping accommodation in yurts.

www.killhope.org.uk
Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern

Castleton

Also called "The Devil's Arse", this classic show cave is one of four open to the
public.  It's huge entrance is not far from Castleton village centre.

http://peakcavern.co.uk
Poole's Cavern

Poole's Cavern

Buxton

In country park on the outskirts of Buxton, this long established show cave is
open daily all year round.

https://poolescavern.co.uk
Speedwelll Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

Castleton

Take an underground boat trip to the Bottomless Pit not far from Castleton in the
Peak District.

http://speedwellcavern.co.uk
Stump Cross Caverns

Stump Cross Caverns

Greenhow Hill

The upper levels of this complex cave are open to the public on the edge of
the Yorkshire Dales National Park where it meets Nidderdale.

www.stumpcrosscaverns.co.uk
Temple Mine

Temple Mine

Matlock Bath

Part of the Peak District Mining Museum, Temple Mine is a working 1920's
flourspar mine just across the road from Matlock Pavillion.

www.peakdistrictleadminingmuseum.co.uk
Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Castleton

The prettiest of Castleton's Caves, Blue John Flourite is still mined here and the
further reaches of the caves hosts some of the finest formations in Derbyshire.

https://bluejohnstone.com
White Scar Caves

White Scar Caves

Ingleton

The longest show cave in Britain, tourists can now visit the Battlefield Chamber
through a tunnel bored in 1991 from the original terminus of the tourist trail.

https://whitescarcave.co.uk/ 
Wood Mine

Wood Mine

Alderley Edge

The second of the two copper mines at Alderley Edge which are sometimes
opened to the public by Derbyshire Caving Club.

www.derbyscc.org.uk