Cavern Tour with make a Blue John necklace Activity
Castleton, United Kingdom
Treak Cliff Cavern is the only place where you can enjoy practical 'hands on' experience of crafting and working with Blue John Stone at its unique source. You spend time with our crafts people who will explain the tools and equipment you will use to help you create your very own necklace.
You have access to skilled people in our on site work shop, doing what they do, using the mineral extracted from the mine you have just visited. This is a very unique opportunity that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world.
- Workshop equipment, saws , grinding wheels and polish
- Self-guided audio Cavern Tour (you need your own Smart phone & headphones)
- Raw materials
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Smart phone and headphones
What To Expect
Take the 60 minute self-guided audio tour of the Cavern to see an Underground Wonderland of rocks, minerals and fossils. Your tour takes in 7 chambers including The Witch's Cave, Aladdin's Cave, Fairyland and the Dream Cave.
Deeper down are the finest stalactites and stalagmites in the Peak District, and your guide will tell you how they formed, along with some geological history of the Cavern. Discover where our drinking water supply comes from, before returning to the outside to take
Where To Go
Treak Cliff Cavern, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WP, UK
Returns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems