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DISCOVER BUXTON’S HIDDEN ‘WONDER’. Poole’s Cavern is found deep beneath the limestone hills on the edge of the historic Derbyshire spa town of Buxton. This secret underground world once echoed to the sound of a glacial river that scoured the rock for millions of years. Everywhere Spectacular crystal stalactites and stalagmites adorn the vast chambers. Over 3000 years ago, cave dwellers sheltered in the chambers. Romans worshipped and traded here and legend...
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Peak District Attractions - Pooles Cavern - Buxton
Welcome to the Heights of Abraham.  You may be an old friend or this could be the very first time you have heard of us but one thing for sure is that the Heights of Abraham Cable Cars, Caverns and Hilltop Park is an exciting venue for individuals, families, groups and parties alike. People are always surprised how much there is to do here. In recent times, the Heights has become rightly famous for its landmark cable car system - the first of its kind in the whole of the...
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Peak District Attractions - Heights of Abraham - Matlock Bath
Enter an Ancient Underground Wonderland in the Heart of the Peak District National Park. Your guide will explain how miners in the 1750's constructed a tunnel using only hand tools to reach the Blue John Stone deposits inside the hill. You will see veins of Blue John Stone across the cave roof, and 'The Pillar', the largest piece ever found. Your guide will point out fossils in the limestone rock which formed the hillside above you 330 million years ago. You enter the...
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Peak District Attractions - Treak Cliff Cavern - Castleton
The Blue John Cavern in the Peak District is a series of caverns considered to be the finest range in Great Britain.   Our Cavern Tours are of immense educational interest showing clearly how the caverns are formed in limestone strata and how the limestone itself had much earlier been formed by the deposits on the floors of great oceans which have long since receded, as the fossilised remains of marine animals now show.   The Cavern is well illuminated by electric...
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Peak District Caverns - The Original Blue John Cavern and Craft Shop - Castleton
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