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  • Location Buxton Road, Castleton, Derbyshire
  • Price from £15.00


We are delighted to re instate our Carols By Candlelight Events,  A truly unique Christmas experience for family and friends. Treak Cliff Cavern is an Underground Wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils, and Home to the unique Blue John Stone! Enter The Witch's Cave which has been lit with thousands of fairy lights and candles to create a warm festive atmosphere. The festive Singing lasts for approximately one hour, with hot mulled wine and mince mince pies afterwards in the Cavern café seating area.
The Self Guided winter Tour of the Cavern is an additional event which is available at a reduced rate as an Add On when buying your Carol tickets, this ticket is only valid for the day of the carols event you have booked. Children aged 4 and under are FREE and do not need to have tickets.
As you come out of the Cavern the view of Castleton and the Hope Valley stretches for 10 miles in front of you. Our small museum houses a wealth of historic Blue John Stone treasures collected by the owners, and displayed at Treak Cliff Cavern for everyone to enjoy. Discover more about the formation, discovery and history of the Cavern and the family who care for it today. You can browse our shop to choose Blue John jewellery, and items made in our onsite workshops, or choose rocks and minerals from all over the world!

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  • Singing begins at 2pm, but but please aim to arrive from 1.30pm or earlier if you are doing the self guided tour add on.  There is a steep climb up to the Cavern Entrance area, and further up again to the Candlelit Chamber; arrive sooner if you have purchased tour tickets too and want to take the tour before the carol singing starts.
  • Carol sheets are provided
  • This is a standing only event 
  • Dogs on leads are welcome everywhere on site, including in the shop and underground for the Carol singing.
  • If you have specific questions, please call us before booking, as no refunds can be given, due to the limited number of total tickets available.


    What's included

  • Food Mince Pie
  • Drink Mulled wine
  • Equipment Carol sheets (please return after use)
  • Other A small torch (to Keep)

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Temperature in the cave is 11 degrees C
  • Waterproofs The cavern can be damp in some areas


  • Custom Policy


Buxton Road, Castleton, Derbyshire