Culver Hole Cave
Culver Hole Cave
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PaulyD
Bristol, UK68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
What an awesome place. You can crawl inside and see all the historic dovecote, you really feel the history of the place. See pic for a hint on how to find it
Written April 24, 2019
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PaulDrewsterDrew
Wales, UK286 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Solo
Been here on numerous occasions and love this place. The mystery that surrounds this structure still intrigues me with the story’s of smuggling and contraband or was it indeed a Dovecote, you decide! Only accessible on low tides from Overton or past the youth hostel at Port Eynon with a steep decline to access the hole. A must see on the Gower coast.
Written August 7, 2018
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Cruvinel A
267 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Friends
The reason why this cave was utilised by past locals in some way seems to stem from the name given to it.
The word "culver" has been traced to Middle English terminology, derived from the Old English "culufre", my English friend was explaining that to me, It means pigeon or dove. In fact the term culverhouse is still used in some parts of Britain to denote a dovecote.

The cave has be excavated in the past and archaeological artifacts were found. During an investigation in December 1989, a small fragment of an antler was found trapped in an alcove.
Definitely this cave is an awesome place to being visited.
Written December 8, 2015
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missysassy
Swansea, UK34 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2014 • Family
if you're not into the outdoors or interested in unusual places then this is not the attraction for you! an ancient dovecote that is made out of a walled up cave. Beautiful cliff and sea walk to get to it. Can only be found at low tide and with a scrabble over some rocks to see it. The brave can climb into the cave via a rope to reach the different floors but be aware of incoming tides so you are not cut off!
Written June 6, 2014
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EsthOwen
Bangor, UK88 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
As previously mentioned the key point is watch the tides!!! When it’s low you can scrabble across the rocks at the base of the cliffs to find Culver Cove. It is a scrabble and you need to stay low or you won’t see it.

However it’s well worth it, the wall is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, the cave has a 6ft wall with doorways in it, blocking it off. It’s spooky and fascinating and you can make your own mind up as to whether it’s for pigeons or pirates!!
Written April 5, 2018
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Paula D
United Kingdom7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
This quirky little feature is just off the main coastal path and therefore the turn can easily be missed. It is a short distance from Port Eynon and worth a visit if you are prepared for a bit of a scramble. The turn off the main coastal path takes you through an unmarked gate and back on yourself around the headland. Take great care and check the tide times.
Written August 24, 2017
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Thomasgang
Norfolk12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Family
Depending on weather it is sometimes possible to get in through the doorway. The doorway i9s often blocked by pebbles after a storm
Written July 10, 2015
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Henchelson
Upper Stowe, UK758 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
This is a narrow gap in the cliffs that has been walled up in the past to form a dwelling or dovecote. Watch for where the cliff top path dips down to the left to find it.
Written April 2, 2018
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Nicola E
32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Family
This is brilliant to climb up to, but be careful , it is not for the faint hearted or for those who don't know the area and the tides
Written August 31, 2015
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stardust46
Felixstowe, UK224 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
went here years ago. quite a climb to get into it. you have to be fit. never seen anything like it since. well worth a visit.
Written September 29, 2021
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