Take a Journey...

...beneath the earth with expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns see how crystal stalactites have lined the chambers over millions of years. Stroll though beautiful woodland trails to a panoramic Peak District hilltop viewpoint.

We hope to see you soon.

Alan Walker, Manager

A natural wonder of the Peak District

Explore the cavern with one of our expert guided tours

Summer Opening Times:
March - October open 9:30am - 5pm
Tours every 20 minutes

Winter Opening Times:
November - February open 10am - 4pm
Weekends: Tours Every 20 minutes
Weekdays: Tours at 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm

School visiting information
Investigate the visitors centre and cafe at the cavern

Our cafe has a wide range of delicious produce including daily specials, light snacks and fair-trade coffee.

The cavern exhibition at the visitor centre covers our extensive history and our rock & gift centre has a wide range of fossils, gemstones and jewellery on offer.

Cafe & Visitors Centre
Roam Grinlow Woods and reach Solomon's Temple

We have a park and picnic area, stroll through beautiful woodland trails to the hilltops where the vantage point known locally as Solomon's Temple stands.

We also boast one of Go Ape's highest adventure courses, with zip wires, aerial walkways and much more.

Buxton Country Park

From pre-school to PHD, Poole's Cavern has it all for an educational, fun and stimulating experience.

Find out more about our tailored tours, teacher's resource packs, cost and travel arrangements on our visit us page.

Schools & Education

Latest News

More news on the Poole's Cavern Blog

Visitor Information & Facilities

Poole's Cavern, Go Ape and Buxton County Park are all accessed from Green Lane. The facilities here include:

  • Car Park

  • Shop

  • Go Ape

  • Public Toilets

  • Cafe

  • Visitor Centre

  • Picnic Areas

  • Children's Play Area

The cave maintains a constant temperature of 7C, so please dress accordingly if you plan on visiting for a tour.