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Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
Phone Number: 01159881955
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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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Not for claustrophobics

An interesting hour can be passed at the caves under the Broad Marsh centre. Finding out that people lived and worked in these caves at one time is amazing. Hard to imagine their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Smeetod2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Leek, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on a week day morning, no guided tours, however they had an audio device to guide you around. Had the place to myself and that was intriguing, very quite and spooky....The electronic "guide" was informative and interesting. Couple of small spaces, but it really isn't claustrophobic as other have written, taller people...wear a helmet provided, there are some low... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very poorly signposted from the ground floor of the shopping centre it took us quite a while to locate the actual entrance to the caves which we finally (and I felt almost accidentally) eventually stumbled upon, located in the far corner on the first floor. Unfortunately, the guide on our visit was audio only and, personally, I would have preferred... More 

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Thank Cazz111_12
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing visit wasn't expecting how people could live and work in these caves. Hidden treasures under the Broadmarsh Center. Well worth the visit combined with the Galleries of Justice

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Thank Peter T
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An interesting hour can be passed at the caves under the Broad Marsh centre. Finding out that people lived and worked in these caves at one time is amazing. Hard to imagine their life then. You have an audio guide to help and hard hats to wear but if you don't like enclosed places then maybe you should give it... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lot of fun exploring the caves and the tour guide was very interesting. That being said, there is only so much down there and unless you are a lover of local Nottinghamshire history, will probably not fall in love with the place. Not a bad attraction but not as interesting or interactive as the Castle for example.

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Thank AlexJames95
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you're led through the caves you see how they've been used throughout Nottingham's history. Through it's use for tanning, up until it being used as a bomb shelter in the second world war. Getting to it through a shopping centre is also surprising.

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Thank Emma S
Burton On Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went today for a visit on a guided tour the gentleman showing us around was very good. I never knew that their were caves even down their its about an hour on the guided tour. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Thank nat87BurtonOnTrent
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem hidden under the shopping frontier of Nottingham. So many scenes of decades set against the back drop of other decades.

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Thank Matt P
Tamworth, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was great loved all the history of the caves. The tour guide was very good. Lasted an hour, very interesting for all ages.. From maybe 4+ up... Took some nice photos...reasonable price . A must.

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Thank Christine B
Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum at the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre is well worth a visit. It is a reasonable cost and is a fascinating insight into those , who lived, worked and sheltered in the caves. I had been before, many years ago, when my children were young, so did know of the history. It was well worth a return visit. This... More 

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