Monsal Trail : Essential lighting works is taking place from Mon 13 May for five weeks. Tunnels will remain open but light levels may be lower than usual. Please obey signs and take care when passing the works.
Make the most of your visit to the glorious Peak District.
Caving is highly-popular and one of the best ways to discover the Peak’s inner beauty.
The Peak District is home to the highest natural cavern in the UK - Titan Cave, Castleton (464ft, 141.5m), discovered by local pot-holers in 2000.
Beginners must use an expert when giving it a go. There are several activity centres in the Peak District that offer an exhilarating days caving under the guidance of a suitably trained and qualified instructor. The centres will provide all the necessary equipment; wetsuit, oversuit, helmet, light and wellies. All you need are some warm clothes.
For further information visit www.british-caving.org.uk and follow the link "New to Caving?" Here you can download British Caving Association's two leaflets: "Try Caving" and "So, You Want to Go Caving."
The Peak District is riddled with fantastic underground formations which you can see in safe and well-lit show caves – visit the caves and caverns section at www.visitpeakdistrict.com The show caverns in Castleton are the only place that Blue John stone is found.
The Peak District enjoys an extensive public transport network, enabling you to have a full day out exploring the area without using the car.