Peveril Castle in Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Peak District, England
The Peak District covers much of Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. There are numerous interesting towns such as Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Leek, Matlock and Wirksworth, plus many enchanting villages
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How to get there
the A625 road branches off the Manchester-Buxton A6 road at Chapel-en-le-Frith. Below Mam Tor (where the A625 ends because the road collapsed) turn down the steep and narrow Winnats Pass road to get to Castleton. From Sheffield take the A625 to Fox House and the A6187 to Hathersage and Castleton.
By Bus: the 173 bus from Bakewell to Castleton. From Buxton, the 66 bus connects with the 173 at Tideswell, as does the X67 from Chesterfield. The 272 bus runs from Sheffield to Castleton.
By Train: regular trains run from Manchester to Sheffield, stopping at Hope Station, about 4km from Castleton. From here, a pleasant walk, or pick up the 173 bus above.
When is it open?
From 25th March to 30th September: open daily 10am - 6pm
From 1st October to 31st October: open daily 10am - 5pm
From 1st November to February 12th 2017: open weekends 10am-4pm
From 13th February - 17th February: open daily 10am - 4pm
From 18th February to 31st March: weekends only 10am - 4pm
Closed 24-26 December & 31 December & 1 January
What does it cost?
Adults £5.70, Children £3.4, Concessions £5.10, English Heritage Members Free, Family ticket: £14.80
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary. See this link for more information on prices and opening
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