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Poole's Cavern Guided Tour 2024

  • Location Buxton
  • Price from £18.50


Poole's Cavern is a family friendly, dog friendly, all weather, accessible experience. Book a tour and be taken through this ancient natural limestone cavern, found on the outskirts of the historic Spa town of Buxton in the High Peak of Derbyshire. Enthusiastic guides will take you on a journey beneath the earth where you can marvel at the beautifully illuminated rock sculpted galleries. Explore the vast limestone caverns and see how crystal Stalactites and Stalagmites have lined the chambers over millions of years. Combine your cavern visit with a walk through our woodland Country Park to Grin Low viewpoint, lunch at the cavern cafe or time to explore the town of Buxton Spa. Cavern tours are led by a guide at all times. 
The Cavern tour is approximately 45 minutes underground. The temperature underground is a constant 7° centigrade, 44 Fahrenheit. There are 28 steps in the cavern, no more than 10 in one place. Pushchairs and child buggies are permitted in the cave, note there are 28 steps and some narrow areas. There are just two low points. One located at the entrance and one located by the first set of steps. Both low points are clearly marked with 'Mind Your Head' signs. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on any Poole's Cavern Standard Guided Tour on a short lead, please note each tour is limited to no more than 6 dogs. Carer tickets are for registered carers accompanying a paying visitor; Carer cards or proof must be shown on arrival.

Our enthusiastic guides will escort you through the beautiful underground world of Poole’s Cavern at a relaxed pace to enjoy this ‘Wonder of the Peak District’, telling of local folklore, history and geological formations. If you have any additional requirements or questions please call 01298 26978 before booking.


    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs


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