Local Facilities

Local facilities that may be useful for vistors to Castleton, see Map for locations.

General Supplies

Peveril Stores, Castleton - Groceries, hot and cold sandwiches, newspapers. Cherry and chocolate flapjacks...

Caving Equipment

Hitch 'n' Hike, Bamford - Caving, climbing and walking equipment. Lamp and helmet hire. 

Caving Supplies, Buxton - Caving equipment. Lamp and helmet hire. 

Starless River Mobile Shop - Caving equipment, books. Visits Chapel (approx.) once a month.

Tourism

Castleton Visitor Centre - Exhibitions, installations, bookstore, cafe, toilets - free entry.

Peveril Castle - Imposing Norman castle sitting atop Peak Cavern Gorge and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Showcaves

Peak Cavern - The Devil's Arse showcave, with the largest cave entrance in Britain.

Speedwell Cavern - Former lead-mine with a unique underground boat trip on the miner's canal to a giant cavern beneath the hill.

Treak Cliff Cavern - Active Blue John mine and showcave, with the best natural formations in Castleton.

Blue John Cavern - Active Blue John mine and showcave with spectacular canyon passages and vaulted ceilings.

Cash Machines

NatWest - Hathersage. Or during opening hours at the desk of the post office in Castleton (it's not open on a Sunday though). Also the Causeway House teashop across the road next to the primary school has a cash machine inside.

Public Houses

There are quite a few so they deserve a page of their own!