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Climbing in Ravenstor

Overview

Nearby Cheedale has a concentration of climbs unmatched anywhere else. Ravenstor Crag is the most ferocious crag in the whole of the Peak. The crags of Water-cum-Jolly and the Rubicon offer fantastic limestone traverse routes by the waters edge.

Hostels nearby

Climbing in Ravenstor

Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9TQ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 12422 73028

Lat/Lng: 53.254117, -1.8152687

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Cycling in Ravenstor

Cycling in Ravenstor

There are many popular cycling routes near Ravenstor. The country's longest unbroken climb is near by in Castleton and there are many quiet country roads to explore in all directions.  

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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.

Flying

Derbyshire Flying Centre

Fly as free as a bird with paragliders and hang-gliders at Derbyshire Flying Centre in Tideswell.       Visit the website

Poole's Cavern

Poole's Cavern and Buxton Country Park

One of the best show caves around, don't miss this spectacular cavern.  Take a journey below ground and discover vast limestone caverns with crystal stalactites and stalagmites.  There are l

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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.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland.  Some say that this is the finest Stone Age 'henge'

Mountain biking

Mountain biking in Eyam

Ideally located on the edge of the White Peak (limestone) and Dark Peak (grit-stone), there's lots of different mountain biking terrains to discover.

Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Visit an underground wonderland in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Don't miss the fossils!       Visit the website

Blue John mine

Blue John Cavern

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,

Bakewell

Bakewell

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.

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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.

Bakewell

Bakewell

7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.

Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

Set at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground boat journey.