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Beautiful views

We took the concession path out of Wetton which meant no steep climb, then walked down the steps to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Autumn views

Steep climb, nothing difficult, just a LOT of steps. I had trekking poles which helped as it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Abi M
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Manifold Valley | White Peak, Wetton, England
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All reviews steep climb manifold valley car park bit damp old railway great adventure lovely walk lovely sunny day views are amazing bit challenging slippery rocks few hours young children hike path route parts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the concession path out of Wetton which meant no steep climb, then walked down the steps to get back to Wetton. It can be super slippy underfoot so good walking shoes are advised. We climbed up into the cave which was tricky but...More

1  Thank hartynutrition
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steep climb, nothing difficult, just a LOT of steps. I had trekking poles which helped as it is slippery, even on a dry day. Had to breaks to catch my breath. But it was worth it for the glorious view - autumn colours in the...More

Thank Abi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit and the excitement starts to build as you walk towards the cave and look up at its size. The climb is steep in places but the pathways and steps are very good so it's not an issue really. Once up...More

Thank fameboy67
Reviewed 13 September 2018

It's cave, just a cave but what a magnificent one! Not very deep but the entrance is impressive and the view fabulous. Stop a while and marvel at it. Be warned though, the path to get to it from the Manifold trail is steep and...More

1  Thank 47SLS
Reviewed 7 September 2018

For easy (ish) route - park in free carpark in Wetton by the loos. Then it's a bit of guess work to get onto hte main path (use maps/satnav) and a short walk to the cave. Path leads down to entrance about halfway up the...More

1  Thank Major_Cheese
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I visited Thor's Cave on a glorious September day. We parked in Wetton and followed the trail from there. Lovely moorland walk into the Manifold Valley and past Wetton Mill tearooms. The trail was easy to follow from the guide my daughter had printed and...More

Thank Patagonia2001
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Would have possibly turned back but for the older people and young children going upwards. Well worth the walk but you do need a level of fitness and bravery. We all enjoyed.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We started at weags bridge car park where the trail started as a flat tarmac footpath. After a while, we saw the cave and a trail ventured sideways towards it. Started heading towards the cave and saw lots of families with small children so assumed...More

1  Thank Siddi12
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What magnificent views from the ground looking up at the cave to being inside the cave and peering out. The walk can be a little slippy especially if it’s been raining during the day at all. (Would recommend suitable footwear, walking boots) Our 7 year...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this, it really is just outside Wetton. We visited here as part of us doing a hike from 10.hikes c o m. THOR’S CAVE AND THE MANIFOLD VALLEY.great svenryzz

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jake b
9 April 2018|
Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
it's a bit of a scramble to get in and it doesn't go too far back. about 20 or 30 metres if memory serves.
25 September 2016|
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Response from Josh W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna, There is only one public car park in Wetton I believe. There is a road which runs around the whole of wetton. The car park is on the south side where the public toilets are. You shouldn't miss them. Hope this... More
Sue F
3 July 2016|
Response from 0798anne | Reviewed this property |
yes. Its on a public footpath. There are no restrictions