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Family Exploring Devonshire Cave

  • Location Matlock
  • Price from £30.00
  • Activity
  • Multi-activity
  • Microadventure
  • Epic challenge
  • Bucket list


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.

Why not try our abseiling or canoe trips??

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

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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    What's included

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

    What you'll need

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


Custom Policy

For a 50% refund your booking can be cancelled 30 days prior to the activity scheduled start date. 
cancelling within 30 days of the activity start date will result in loss of all money paid.
Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed or possible in all situations.
Being late, unable to park, booking an inappropriate activity, will result in the activity starting without you or not going ahead at all with the loss of all money paid.
Gift Vouchers are non refundable ever.

Should Peaks and Paddles need to cancel for any reason - full refund or alternative date or activity offered where possible.




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