World Famous Blue John Cavern Derbyshire
Mam Tor Castleton, Hope Valley, S33 8WA
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer
Blue John Cavern Derbyshire provides great school trip experiences such as a show Cave which have indepth specific geological interests. The Cavern consists of caverns within the cavern, showing stalacmites, stalagtites and samples of Blue John. The Blue John is mined in the winter months and turned into beautiful jewellery and artifacts.
What makes us a great choice?
Very educational, we are situated in the Peak District, surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Group Sizes Catered For
15 upwards, large groups may be split into two on the tours.
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
We can supply question and answer sheets for key stages 1 and 2
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
Yes photographs may be taken but only on certain levels where students are stationary.
Risk Assessment Details
Yes we provide risk assessments for the teachers on request.
There are discounted prices for groups of 15 and above, prices on request.
Warm clothing, shoes with good grip.
First Aid Information
We have first aiders.
Gift shop and blue john cafe, selling snacks and gifts. See links below:
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Not suitable for disabled children as there are 240 steps.
Opening Hours & Information
Open every day except Christmas Day weather permitting. 9.30 - 4.30 summer, 9.30 - dusk winter