Take your show cave experience to the next level by exploring an old lead mine - 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 5yrs 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. Don't Forget to remember the way out!! An amazing adventure!!
All under 18s must be with a parent.
Alternative dates available for groups of 4+
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.
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