Blue John mine

Blue John Cavern

Overview

The tour starts with a short flight of steps before visitors can appreciate the awe-inspiring majesty of the natural caverns.  Then as you go deeper the history of Blue John, or bleu-jaune, meaning 'blue-yellow', and it's mining are explained.

See the Cavern's website

What makes it special

  • Descend the mine and see veins of actual Blue John embedded in the rock
  • Purchase a piece of jewellery made from the mineral

Opening Times

Daily - 09:30 (first tour 9:45) to 16:30 (arrive by 16:15)

Each tour takes about 50 minutes

Price

Adults - £14.00
Children - £6.00             
Senior Citizens - £10.00
Students - £10.00

Family Ticket (two adults and two children) - £36.00

Hostels nearby

YHA Eyam exterior

YHA Eyam

Free wi-fi
Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Private rooms available

Blue John Cavern

Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA

Map references

OS Map: 110

OS Grid Ref: SK131831

Lat/Lng: 53.345514, -1.8035575

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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