Castleton Peak


Discover one of the wonders of the Peak District by following the stream to its source via historic passageways. Short section with local traffic.

Castleton Peak route

Access for All

Distance: 350m

Nearest Facilities: Castleton


  1. Head between the businesses opposite the Visitor Centre to meet and follow the stream
  2. Turn right at the T-junction to cross the stream by the bridge
  3. Turn left immediately after the bridge and follow the stream and  rising path round the front of the houses to the largest natural cave entrance in the UK.

Castleton Peak Route Map (1MB) 


Consider exploring underground with a mobility-friendly entrance tour. The path steepens to the cave entrance.

Getting there

Start at Castleton Visitor Centre. Via the A6187 along the Hope Valley.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK1491 8296

Postcode: S33 8WN

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Parking: 6 dedicated disabled
Toilet: open 8am to 5pm; baby change
Refreshments: 9.30am to 5pm

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