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Creswell Crags

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Address: Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
Phone Number: +44 1909 720378
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Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, a limestone gorge...

Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, a limestone gorge with caves and lake, home to Britain's only known Ice Age Cave Art. This art is thought to date to about 13,000 years ago and provide a glimpse into the rich culture and fascinating life of our distant relatives. Over 100 years of archaeological work at the site has unearthed stone tools and remains of animals providing evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age.

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nice place

Followed a car in and put £3 in parking meter ,did not realize that center is only open weekends in winter.We had a walk round the lake spoke to a nice dog walker so the wild life... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Followed a car in and put £3 in parking meter ,did not realize that center is only open weekends in winter.We had a walk round the lake spoke to a nice dog walker so the wild life on lake. They had a school party in so was able to use loo as door was open for kids. It is a... More 

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Thank lottie49
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Hi there, We are sorry you came when we were closed - we are open from February 1st - October 31st and every weekend. We would love you to experience the whole place so I do hope you return when it is open again. We are happy your dog enjoyed it too and when we are open our café sells... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely walk around the crags. There are picnic areas, a cafe, a small gift shop and immaculate indoor toilets My dogs love it at Cresswell crags

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you and your dogs enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The group Spice Yorkshire had organised the ramble today, for its members, at Cresswell Crags - and what a fantatsic day it turned out to be. We couldn't have wishes for better weather; our guide, Richard was excellent and very knowledgeable and the place itself was very interesting. The mroning was rounded off with lunch in the cafe and a... More 

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We will pass on the message to Richard too. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here yesterday after visiting the Welbeck Estate (5 mins away) and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our 10 year old found it great fun. Lovely walk around the Lake taking it all in and imagining what it would have been like to live there in the Ice Age. Great Adventure Area for smaller children, an insect hotel, shelter building, birds,... More 

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting with excellent museum (well worth the £3 admission) and a brilliant walk around the prehistoric crags. Great cafe and shop. Kids will love it - especially the children's playground, but also very educational.

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The woods, lake and walk ways combine to provide a lovely area for an enjoyable walk. There's a good tea shop and craft/gift shop too.

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as something to do on a bright and sunny day. We didn't pay for the tour and I think we would do if we went again. However, it was still lovely to walk around it and take it all in. We also climbed to the top of the hill you can access from the Crags and this... More 

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, and hope you do the tour next time :) Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. We've been coming here for years. There has been improvements over these years, but never spoilt it. Just added more specimens etc and museum. See the cave where people lived hundreds of years ago and mammoths walked here. You can also go in one of the caves with a guide. Wearing helmets with lights on of... More 

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely tour to 'Robin Hood' Cave. Great talk about the ice age from Jennifer who interacted with all the children really well, had exhibits in the cave, therefore prompting the younger children to ask questions. Jennifer was very approachable, don't to earth & knowledgable. Thank you!

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My little girl and I had a wonderful day, brilliant tour and very informative. We loved the 'Woody Mammoth" they have made it extra special with the Halloween decorations. Fantastic visitor centre with a bright and clean Resturant in a woodland setting, we had a handmade sausage roll and extra large jacket potato lots and lots of cheese and coleslaw... More 

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Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back again soon, Rachel Wood Fundraising & Communications Manager More 

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