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Creswell Crags

Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
+44 1909 720378
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Our Past Brought To Life

Creswell Crags reveals the secrets of Britain's ancient history through unique insights into how... read more

Reviewed today
Rupert A
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Northwich, United Kingdom
An unexpected treat

Saw this place featured on Countryfile (I think) but had completely forgotten about it. The other... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jane L
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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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Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
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+44 1909 720378
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Reviewed today

Creswell Crags reveals the secrets of Britain's ancient history through unique insights into how our ancestors lived in a time when mammoth walked the countryside of Nottingham. Take the Cave Art Cave tour to learn what the people who passed through and lived in the...More

Thank Rupert A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw this place featured on Countryfile (I think) but had completely forgotten about it. The other half took me there last week and we had a lovely couple of hours. We booked a guided tour of Church Hole cave which took about an hour. Our...More

1  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Rather ashamed that we live so near to this attraction and have not visited. We spent a very pleasant afternoon. We found all staff to be helpful and friendly. We did not go into the caves because my husband has mobility problems. We were advised...More

1  Thank Anne W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Passed for many years but never paid a visit. Decided to go today. What a lovely place. An absolute hidden gem. Far exceeded my expectations so much so that we intend to go back next week for a cave tour with my nephew. We will...More

1  Thank BensonHedges98
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there! Wow - thank you so much! We are so pleased you are going to start visiting more. If you do decide to come on a regular basis, we do a yearly parking pass for £15 which might save you some money when coming...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was very impressed by the knowledgeable guides and friendly welcome as well as excellent cafe , shop and toilets but the beautiful setting of England's only rock art found to date makes it a delightful place to visit in its own right.It was great...More

1  Thank Dorisdormouse
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for this great review. We really appreciate you taking time to review us and we are so pleased you enjoyed the rock art. It is also great to hear that you visited our shop and cafe - they are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tours were informative and interesting. I especially enjoyed the Rock Art tours due to the guides extensive knowledge, making the art engaging and stimulating. The area itself is also beautiful, and is great for strolling around or walking dogs.More

1  Thank Luke G
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there Luke Thank you so much for this great review. We really appreciate you taking time to review us and we are so pleased you enjoyed the rock art. It is a very beautiful site and we are pleased you enjoyed your day. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is well run and people very friendly. We arrived on their folklore weekend and were met by Merlin and Morgana. There are caves and a lake to walk around and are free. If you want to go into the caves there are 2...More

Thank Fudge31
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello there! Thank you so much for visiting us on our Folklore Festival Day! We are so pleased to hear that you had a good day. We are hoping to make it an annual event and we hope you come back then if not before!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely little find! An interesting and amazing place to spend a few hours and entertain the kids. The little playground was a hit with our daughter and we enjoyed the walk around the water looking at the caves, trees and swans. The visitors...More

1  Thank Lisa G
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello there, We are pleased you found us and took time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings that we are so proud of. We are pleased you went digging - it is very popular with the children. We will pass on your comments to the cafe...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was fortunate to be passing nearby and decided to stop and visit. So glad we did. We had a lovely stroll round the gorge and tea and cakes in the cafe. The highlight of the visit was a fascinating tour of the rock art with...More

Thank Ruthe30
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello there Thank you so much for your review, we will pass on your kind comments to Richard and he will be very pleased with your feedback, he loves his rock art! We are pleased you took time to also enjoy the beautiful surroundings that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family visited Creswell Crags this afternoon and participated in the Ice Age Cave Tour with the fabulous Jennifer. We found her to be informative, entertaining and extremely passionate about her subject. She was also incredibly patient with all the questions our inquisitive 10 year...More

1  Thank Lucy F
Rachel W, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello there Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you had a great cave tour with Jen - we agree she is very fabulous! We will pass on your comments, she will be thrilled. Look forward to you coming back to...More

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Jaz R
15 August 2017|
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Response from purpletravelat | Reviewed this property |
All caves are blocked so you only pay to visit
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Mary N
22 March 2017|
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Response from VirgoLady19 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the season and the weather conditions - not all caves are accessible, but those that are, are only open when the conditions are right. If more than one is open, the guides will take you in.
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Edmund G
21 September 2016|
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Response from Lhbradshaw |
Hi, you can walk around the gorge when the centre is closed. Access from the village end near coloured cob riding school. A walk round the lake will take about 20min.
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