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City of Caves

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Caves

its of interest for its historical interest. Hidden under a road and shopping center. The caves are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew P
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London, United Kingdom
A great activity

I remember coming here on a school trip many many years ago. Today I came with my boyfriend and it... read more

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Shannen C
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping centre. Part of the National Justice Museum.
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Garner's Hill | Next to the Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I remember coming here on a school trip many many years ago. Today I came with my boyfriend and it made me so nostalgic. The tour was led by Nino and was so informative and fun. You could really see how much Nino loved his...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I was really concerned because I'm claustophobic but actually this tour was really interesting and it was spacious considering it's underground.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great group visit to Nottingham caves. Never knew the extent of the cave systems under Nottingham and how important they have been over the years. Our guide was funny, interesting and very informative. Our group really enjoyed it and learned a lot. I would highly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its of interest for its historical interest. Hidden under a road and shopping center. The caves are cool and the tour of interest.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

45 minute guided tour of the cave beneath the city from medieval times to 1960's. A fascinating visit for all the family. Hidden history at its best

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out tour guide Andy really made the visit interesting. He was funny, interactive and informative, really what a great guide needs. Absolutely wonderful place to visit. Cheers.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience. The tour guide Alice was very good and very dramatic with her delivery of the information. I certainly did not know there were caves under Nottingham centre and it was very interesting how people lived there in the past. My...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Nottingham it’s a must very interesting.we all had a great time .i have been twice and I would go again .well worth the money.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my partner as part of our weekend away to Nottingham. We found it to be an excellent part of our time in the city. Brilliant guided tour round a few caves which lasted 45 minutes. The guide was very engaging and amusing and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will have a guide tour around the caves full of history and stories it is a amazing place !!!! You will see how the city use it underground for the best and for the worst - It is unique and something to see for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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elainew748
May 7, 2019|
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Response from valerier471 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that there are concessions. Also because it is in the middle of a mostly rundown shopping mall most of the lifts and escalaters were out of order when we visited, I would think that you would have to phone... More
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ORetiro
January 27, 2019|
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Response from JusticeMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there - we don’t have an age restriction on our cave tours and strive to make it interesting and entertaining for all ages. If you visit during the school holiday the tour becomes an interactive character tour where you... More
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629felicityc
August 6, 2018|
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Response from langholm | Reviewed this property |
No idea - there weren't any when we were there, but email the caves direct to be sure. Hope you enjoy the trip. (also the oldest pub in the UK - 12th century - it's nearby - Ye olde Trip to Jerusalem - good one to tick off)
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