A post on Facebook said: “Regrettably we will be closing early today (Friday 18th February) due to bad weather & storm forecast.
- 12pm will be our last tour.
- 12:30pm Cafe CLOSED
- 12:45pm Shop CLOSED
“Anyone booked on today has been fully refunded. We are sorry to say we aren't taking any more bookings or walk ups.
“Stay safe & we hope to see you all again soon.”
Buxton Civic Association, which owns and manages Poole’s Cavern, has also urged people to stay away from their woodlands during the high winds.
"Please avoid walking in all BCA's woods in the very high winds predicted later today.
Grinlow (Buxton Country Park)
Shay Lodge Woods.”
The amber weather warning for High Peak is in force until 9pm today.