Horizontal Caving Locations Peak District
Caving Courses and Pot Holing Experience Days
There are a rich variety of caving experiences on offer in Derbyshire to suit many abilities. However for those that want to push themselves, in each cave we visit there are a variety of optional challenges to test your skills. Horizontal caves do not require any abseiling, climbing or ropes.
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An intricate set of winding tunnels and passageways carved into the limestone bedrock. It is home to the Oyster Chamber, which holds large brachiopod marine shell fossils. For those that would like to, we can start our adventure with an exciting abseil from the surface.
Giant’s Hole has large passageways and stream ways with much to explore. We will descend underground to visit the impressive chamber and waterfall of Garland’s Pot. We will venture along passages such as the Crab Walk and the Giant’s Windpipe. It’s a complex system with lots of options.
An extensive cave system with many fine calcite formations. Passing by features such as the ‘Elephant’s Throat’ and ‘Chandler’s Shop’ before the adventurous lower parts of the cave. There are many optional challenges to try such as ‘Mouse Hole’ and ‘The Masher’.
Vertical Caves in the Peak District
For those wanting more we also offer vertical caving experiences, abseiling into huge chambers and traversing above underground waterfalls. These are truly epic experiences hidden underground.
Distances to Horizontal Cave Venues in the Peak District
The caves venues in the Peak District are close to Castleton, Buxton and Bradwell.
These caves are close to Castleton, only 30 minutes from Sheffield and approximately 1 hour from the M1, Manchester and the M6.
Bagshawe Cavern is close to Bradwell only 30 minutes from Sheffield and approximately 40 minutes from the M1.
Calswark Cavern is near to Stoney Middleton, Hathersage, Bakewell, Buxton and Eyam. This region is only 30 minutes from Sheffield and the M1.