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Creswell Crags

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Great walk

Parked for £3 all day. Visitor centre, cafe, exhibit area all very impressive. Polite staff. As we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elaine W
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit if you're in the area - but check tour timings carefully

I’d been wanting to go here for ages, and the opportunity finally came last month. Overall, I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rickanstis
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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Walk in the footsteps of the Ice Age hunter and enter a world of fire and flint. Discover a legacy etched in stone with cave art 10,000 years older than the pyramids. Explore life on the edge of the Ice Age world. Creswell Crags features the only...more
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Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Parked for £3 all day. Visitor centre, cafe, exhibit area all very impressive. Polite staff. As we arrived late afternoon we decided on just the walk along the crags. Good paths, a wheelchair was in front of us . Lovely views of all the caves...More

Thank Elaine W
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Elaine Thanks for taking the time to review our site, we appreciate all feedback we receive. I'm glad you had an enjoyable time with us, if we can do anything extra to get the 5th star from you, please let us know! :-)

Reviewed 5 days ago

I’d been wanting to go here for ages, and the opportunity finally came last month. Overall, I wasn’t disappointed; but that was mainly because the museum displays were far, far better than I’d anticipated. The Crags site itself is less impressive, feeling to me rather...More

1  Thank Rickanstis
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Rickanstis, Thanks for taking the time to review our site - we appreciate all feedback we receive. We have school groups in every day during term time, and so have one public tour when they leave, at 3pm. Weekends and school holidays have much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a jewel. I was born in Nottingham and lived in the midlands on and off for a long time but never knew of the Crags. Fabulous tour to Robin Hood cave, delightful museum and lovely walks. The lovely Sarah ,on our cave tour ,was...More

1  Thank hilaryklemm
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hilary, thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback we receive. I have passed your lovely comments on to Sarah who is stood behind me, and she is so pleased you enjoyed the tour! We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The only cave engravings in Britain. Oldest inhabited caves in Britain. Inspiring settings giving a good idea of what ice age and post ice age Britain was like: 12,000 to 15,000 thousands of years ago. Also a good one hour walk through the Welbeck estate....More

Thank Nick A
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nick, thank you for taking the time to review our site, we appreciate all feedback we receive and try to act upon it! We're glad you enjoyed your visit; we try and make the tours as detailed as possible whilst still being able to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect, but weren't disappoint. A real sense of how people lived in this area, in caves. The wildlife is beautiful with masses of wild flowers many of the caves are closed off but two are opened with a guide accompanying...More

1  Thank Jane G
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jane, thanks for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback we receive! We're very glad you enjoyed your visit and will welcome you back anytime! Thanks again Team Crags x

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when we arrived found ample parking, we went into a very nice small cafe, and the souvenir shop, it was a rainy day , so the walk around the lake was not as enjoyable as it could have been , the caves are amazing, and...More

1  Thank fozalec
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback we receive. We apologise for the British weather, we'd love it to be a sunny day every day! We hope you'll take the time to come back and see us again,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to visit if you want to know about the history of the caves and the cave dwellers.Experts will take you on tours through the caves where you have to wear helmet and lamps attached. Visit the shops ect and look at...More

Thank John C
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi John Thanks for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback we receive. If there is anything we can do to get the 5th star, please do let us know, as we are always looking to give visitors the best experience with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With large surrounding grounds as well as a cafe and souvenir shop, the venue is ideal for a picnic day out as well as the experience of visiting the prehistoric cave area. A guided tour is optional and we decided not to do this but...More

1  Thank Mike I
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate all feedback we receive and strive for improvement. If we can do anything to receive the 5th star from you please do let us know, otherwise we'll look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely lovely place to visit. 2 adults, 2 kids under 10 and a dog. We had such a pleasent time exploring and making memories. Hubby got a take out coffee and myself and the children used the loo's. Coffee tasted good and the...More

1  Thank Claire1984H
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Claire, thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback we receive! I'm so glad you enjoyed your day with us, and so glad you're understanding of the bin situation. There are two bins, one on the cafe terrace and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hadn't been to Creswell Crags before despite living only 30 mins away.Parking was fair at £3 for the day . On arrival at the visitors centre, despite only 2 people in front of us we were stood waiting in line for a good 10...More

1  Thank Louise M
Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Louise, thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate every review we get and strive for improvement. I'm sorry your experience with our front of house team wasn't the best, I will have a quiet word with the ladies on there...More

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mbeckett2013
23 February 2018|
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Response from Extraordinary566547 |
Hi are the caves low to walk through
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Gail H
7 January 2018|
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Response from Livmtb1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but best to keep them on leads.
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Jaz R
15 August 2017|
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Response from lucanor1 | Reviewed this property |
As others have answered, you have to pay for the caves. We live about 15 miles away, and first went for a walk, coffee and museum visit. This gave us the impression that we wanted to visit the caves as well, so we returned... More
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