World Famous Blue John Cavern Derbyshire

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East Midlands

Mam Tor Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA

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5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College

Educational school trip experience a Cave which have indepth specific geological interests. Caverns within the cavern, showing stalacmites, stalagtites & samples of Blue John. The Blue John is mined & turned into beautiful jewellery & artifacts. 

Listed under: Day Trip Destinations | Geology | Citizenship | Geography | History | Science | Caves & Caverns | Picnic Areas | Themed Attraction

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.

What is typically included?

We cater for all age groups of school trips. Question sheets can be supplied for schools and an answer page given to the teaches if required.

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.

Pricing Information

There are discounted prices for groups of 15 and above, prices on request.

Clothing Requirements

Warm clothing, shoes with good grip.

First Aid Information

We have first aiders.

Available Facilities

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

See link: http://www.bluejohn-cavern.co.uk/pages/location.php

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