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Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
Phone Number: 01159881955
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Description: A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the...
A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center.
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back to the present

Seems odd going to the upper mall of a shopping centre to visit some caves, but do it we did. An educational journey back to see why these caves were dug out, andhow their use... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It is a fun and interesting experience. Okay, a little expensive given the short duration of the self-guided tour. However, this is a must-see in Nottingham. Amazing to experience what these man-made caves have been used for.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Seems odd going to the upper mall of a shopping centre to visit some caves, but do it we did. An educational journey back to see why these caves were dug out, andhow their use changed over the years. Well worth avisit

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Went on this tour of underground caves with hubby & two children aged 9 & 5 at Easter half term, we were guided around by an actress dressed as an archeologist who made it fun for all ages, telling us about how the caves were used over the years, explaining wot kids would of had to do for jobs etc,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I went here with my sister, were both over the age of 20 and still had a great time. I previously thought this was an attraction aimed solely at children, but I was wrong! The audio guide is interesting and I learnt a lot about the city I live in during different times in history. Worth a look if your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Myself and 2 children went on the tour today and found it very fascinating and interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgable and it was nice to have someone who you could actually hear. A very well organised establishment. I've only given it 4 stars cos I thought over £18 for 1 adult and 2 children was a little steep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Me and my boyfriend went here you have to wear helmets as some parts are low Lots of sandstone caves deep below Nottingham where people used to live makers of leather worked there pubs where there and secret caves dungeons very interesting history another must see if in Nottingham wanting to see the sites

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A really interesting insight into Nottingham's history. We had a tour guide rather than the audio tour, and she was knowledgeable and kept a good pace to the tour. The caves are really interesting, particularly the tannery, and I would recommend the tour to visitors to Nottingham (like my friend) and Nottingham dwellers (like me!) It cost £7.50 for an... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were informed that we had to go in a guided tour here and not an audio one by ourselves as other reviews have stated so unsure if there has been a change in rules. The tour guide had about 15 people in his group. We were all asked to wear hard hats and we began our descent down some... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Really interesting attraction. Completely unaware until recently that Nottingham had caves! Audio guide was good but the health and safety information on the audio tour was completely over the top - the voice over was so slow and monotonous

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Nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went here with my three grand-kids and they loved it. I was a bit wary of the steps - alright going down but a bit of a trial for me getting back up them!! Fascinating journey through history from seeing the caves as homes to an air raid shelter from the 2nd world war!

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