Caverns

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.

Opening times vary

Price

Prices start from £6

Hostels nearby

Blue John Cavern

Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 13176 83198

Lat/Lng: 53.345514, -1.8035575

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

As well as the beautiful house there is the garden, farmyard, shops, restaurant and adventure playground to explore.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

This is the finest Stone Age 'henge' monument in the north of England, a site of unique archaeological and cultural interest.

Bakewell

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Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town. You'll find great shopping, plenty of spaces to relax and the famous Bakewell Pudding confection.

climbing

Climbing in Alstonefield

The White Peak offers climbing for all abilities. Popular sites include Dove Dale, the Manifold Valley and the famous Thors Cave - which boasts brilliant crags and bouldering.

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Climbing in Castleton

There's world famous grit-stone routes and bouldering a short drive away, the nearest crag is just 300 metres from the hostel.

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Climbing in Edale

If you enjoy climbing, head for Stanage Edge. Along this 4-mile stretch of gritstone there’s a choice of 1000 challenges covering all grades.

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Climbing in Eyam

Eyam is a stone's throw from the famous Peak District climbing areas of Stanage, Froggatt, Curbar and Stoney Middleton.

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Climbing in Hartington

The Peak District offers an ideal landscape for the more experienced climber, with amazing crags and bouldering opportunities just minutes from the hostel door.

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Climbing in Hathersage

Attempt one of the many routes along the famous Stanage, Burbage and Millstone edges. England's finest grit-stone climbing boasts brilliant crags, cracks and bouldering to test your abilities.

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Climbing in Ilam

Raven's Tor in Dovedale offers superb crack and face climbing on solid rock, all in a beautiful setting above the river.

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Climbing in Ravenstor

Nearby Cheedale has a concentration of climbs unmatched anywhere else. Ravenstor Crag is the most ferocious crag in the whole of the Peak.

cycling

Cycling in Alstonefield

The Tissington Trail is just 5 minutes drive away and provides links to the beautiful village of Hartington and the market town of Ashbourne.

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Cycling in Edale

Prefer tarmac? You’ll find well-known hill climbs on our local roads. And there are family-friendly routes around Derwent Reservoir and the marvellous Monsal Trail.

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Cycling in Eyam

YHA Eyam is an ideal location for enjoying one of the many circular cycling routes around the lovely Peak District.

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Cycling in Hartington

YHA Hartington Hall is an ideal base to explore cycling of all natures from family friendly trails to endurance mountain biking routes.