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Old Hill Caveside Close, Chislehurst BR7 5NL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't realise how good this place was until I visited a cave in Malta. What an experience! Made better by a super guide whose enthusiasm for history (if you can call the 2nd World War history) made me want to find out more. There's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this. The speaker or tour guide was really lovely and great. The caves are so interesting. The price is really reasonable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the caves after reading up on them online. It’s reasonably priced, and quite informative if you like history. You get given a lamp to take round as it gets dark at points, and at one point you can take all the lamps away...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BennersHean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and had a really good tour guide! It's only a short visit lasts an hour! I would of liked the opportunity to see more of the cave. Is defiantly worth visiting. Wear proper shoes as the ground in there is not flat and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cmartix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those places that you have right on your doorstep that you’re going to get round to visiting..... We’re so glad we did! Great way to spend a chilly Saturday afternoon. Pretty cool and very interesting. Our guide Peter was awesome, kept...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here in September for a tour. I wasn't sure what to expect as I didn't do any research beforehand The tour was amazing and had a really good guide. Unfortunately I can't remember her name. I loved the history and stories they told...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mateusz19
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Chislehurst Caves are a series of man made caves, dating from the Druid, Roman and Saxon times. They were dug for their chalk and flint. The caves are now only a few minutes walk from the Chislehurst rail station - you can easily get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

My friend and I decided to visit this place for the first time yesterday. We reached the village at ten and drove up to the caves. Once inside we waited for our guided tour to start. Personally I think that the tour of the place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank thara r
Reviewed October 27, 2018

These are some legit caves. Its about an hour long, way underground, through this maze of the caves. The guide is interesting and funny, and really brings the whole mystique/creep history to the caves and some surprises along the way. Its also a great trek...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KhushieS
Reviewed October 22, 2018

What a brilliant day out !! Visit was such an experience, well worth a visit . Two grandchildren under 6 enjoyed the trip, lots of other children on the tour as well .a lovely coffee shop stop before the tour different items on the menu...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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fred352
January 30, 2018|
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Response from scr250771 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the last comment. It’s quite big down there. It wasn’t crowded when we went at the end of the day. There is a part where the lights are turned out to show the sound levels.
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hayles75
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you can't take your dog on the tour. I wouldn't even if you could, it would be really easy to loose him in the 16km of tunnels down there!! 🐶
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Grace C
June 28, 2017|
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Response from SinclairsS | Reviewed this property |
no don't think so your be alright to visit and no id pretty relaxed atmosphere when I visited
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movieicon31
new york
Should I invest in Oyster Card if I am staying at Univ of... (6 Replies)
I've read so much about Oyster Cards, I'm still confused. I know you need a deposit of 3 pounds. (Do I get that back when I am done with it?) I'm staying at Univ of Greenwich Avery Hill (Eltham) from July 10-Aug 4 and plan to venture out on weekends. Can Oyster Cards be used for when I take bus to Chislehurst Caves, or use buses to take me to trains for Dover, Edinburgh, York, Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, or trains to take me to Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park? Then I read that...More
May 16, 2006|
Response fromronw|
It is probably worthwhile getting one for the convenience, although you may not be able to use it too much because of your location. Most train stations inside London don't yet have Oyster cards readers, and you therefore need paper tickets or travelcards to travel by train between Eltham and wherever. That was true in March when I travelled to Eltham to visit Eltham Palace. But you can use it on buses and the tube. I would just put £20 on the Oyster card. You can add more if you need it,...More
movieicon31
new york
How can I get from University of Greenwich to White Cliffs... (17 Replies)
I'll be staying at University of Greenwich from July 10-Aug 4. On the weekends, I plan on venturing out to London, Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, Chislehurst Caves, etc.. I really want to see the White Cliffs of Dover, Seven Sisters and Dover Castle. I saw some websites that have cruises around it as well. I tried using the journey planner and it doesn't have a destination for Dover. Anyone know how can I get there from Greenwich or am I forced to travel into London and which...More
May 16, 2006|
Response fromEmParr|
The station is Dover Priory. Trains go from London Bridge & Charing Cross. Some of the trains will stop at local south London stations, e.g. St Johns etc. This will be the slower local commuter trains. Where in Greenwich will you be staying? Should point out that Greenwich is the historic place on the river Thames AND also in the Borough of Greenwch which is a huge administrative area which stretches out to the very edge of south east London. I'm going down that way soon, so...More
Karen C
Avignon, France
Best Hostel (safe) in London for Solo Adventure Seeker? (6 Replies)
I'll be flying into Heathrow and will only have the day and one night in London. I'm not interested in tourist attractions like Big Ben and such, but plan to see the Chislehurst Caves and want to get a feel for the city by simply walking around. That night I'd like to go clubbing with some new friends from the Hostel or see CircusFest at the Roundhouse.. There are so many hostels in London it's difficult to know which one is best - any suggestions with my plans in mind? Many thanks in advance!
March 28, 2012|
Response fromKaren C|
they require a two night stay, thanks tho-