The Peak Speedwell System is located in the village of Castleton, made up of Peak Cavern, Speedwell Mine, James Hall Over Engine Mine and Titan Shaft. The system contains about 18km of cave passage, one of the deepest underground cave dives in the UK, down to a depth of 74 metres; the highest underground pitch in the UK which is 145 metres high, it has six known entrances but only four are usable.

Updated  - 25/05/2021
Covid 19 - Peak Speedwell System (Including Titan & James Hall)


Trips into Peak Cavern (via the show cave) and Titan Shaft are currently limited to one party of up to 6 people per day (as per the recently published goverment roadmap).


As previously reported, access is allowed through the upper entrances of James Hall Over Engine Mine (JH), but only with the required permission from the farmer. Cavers can exchange with Titan as long as Titan is booked by the same party. Through trips from either Titan or JH to Peak Cavern are not permitted until further notice.

 

News Flash

Covid 19 - Peak Speedwell System (Including Titan & JH)

Due to the current advice from Government and the World Health Organisation regarding Covid 19, it is to stop non-essential contact with other people and avoid all unnecessary travel; because of this advice and the temporary closure of the Chapel (TSG Hut), we have taken the decision to cancel Peak Cavern and Titan bookings until we receive advice from Government and the World Health Organisation that it is safe to meet up with people and travel. ** Peak and Titan will re-open on May the 17th ** Please note that JH, as part of the Peak Speedwell system, will fall in line with this until the overall situation is resolved.

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