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Exploring Devonshire Mine

  • Location Matlock
  • Price from £55.00
  • Multi-activity
  • Microadventure
  • Epic challenge
  • Bucket list

Highlights

Take your show cave experience to the next level by exploring Devonshire Mine in Matlock Bath. Explore standing, crawling, squeezing, Scrambling through a rabbit warren of underground passages left by lead miners providing a good level of challenge for the whole family ages 7yrs upwards to enjoy. See baby cave formations and here and see some of the lead mining history. Experience total darkness as we turn the lights out. Climb through the vertical letter box amongst other challenges. Dont Forget to remember the way out!! An amazing adventure!!
All under 18s must be with a parent. Alternative dates available for groups of 4+ Why not try our canoeing or abseiling as well??
NOTE - We’ve changed how we operate due to Covid-19 with your health and safety in mind. If you’ve got any questions on the steps we’ve taken, just drop us a message

Itinerary

We kit you up in over suits, helmets with lights and wellys. A 10 - 15min walk up a steep hill to find the Devonshire Mine entrance. A full safety briefing before entering the mine. Starting gently as we get used to the environment we begin to explore the many tunnels that gradually squeeze you and provide a good challenge to get through. Some tighter sections are optional. We provide information about the lead miners and cave formations as we go. Once out of the mine its down hill back to the car park to de-kit.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Equipment Helmets and lights provided along with over suits - please tell me your height and wellys - please tell me your size when booking.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Old clothes including long trouser should be worn that you dont mind getting muddy. A change of clothes should be brought just in case.
  • Drink Water in an old drinks bottle.
  • Other Wellys or walking boots unless ordered with Peaks and Paddles. No toilets here - please go before arriving.

Cancellations

Custom Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 30 days before the activity is scheduled to start. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.
Cancelling last minute and rebooking will incur an additional £40 charge for any reason - covid / sick / broken ankle etc
Should Peaks and Paddles need to cancel for any reason - full refund or alternative date offered.

Location

Matlock

Provider

Peaks and Paddles

Peaks and Paddles

Peaks and Paddles is the experience provider for Exploring Devonshire Mine