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Scotts Grotto

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Worth a visit

Very interesting and fasinating small folly. A number of tunnels connecting to small chambers... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Amazing Find!

What a super place! Was on a trip to Hertford when this popped up as a place of interest and we... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Jackie W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Closed October to April, summer opening only due to hibernating bats. Reopens first Saturday in April.
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28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Very interesting and fasinating small folly. A number of tunnels connecting to small chambers, especially when being unlit so remember to take a torch. Kids will love the visit, and the friends of the Grotto will explain its history.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Millroe14
Reviewed August 14, 2018

What a super place! Was on a trip to Hertford when this popped up as a place of interest and we dropped in. What a super surprise in the middle of a housing area. Wonderful volunteer staff too who were fonts of information about not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Well worth spending a short time in this subterranean building. Well described by the guide. Take a torch.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Great, cheap afternoon out. Lovely volunteers. Really unique site. Hidden gem, bring a torch or borrow one from the volunteers

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sgmax
Reviewed May 27, 2018

If it had not been for trip advisor I would not have known about Scott's Grotto. It's signposted from outside the college on the road between Amwell and Hertford. The Grotto is only open on Saturday and bank Holiday Monday afternoons so parking is not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank therichastill
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Great little place. Buried 60 ft into a hillside this place is lovely to see. It’s Avery beautiful place and the volunteers are very enthusiastic and helpful. Well worth a visit! *****

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited with 7 year old daughter on bank holiday Monday . Fascinating little place which I never knew existed despite living only a few miles away . Tucked away between houses , you can't even see it from the road , but well worth the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karl G
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Live at Hoe Lane for 8 years but never been there until a niece came to visit us from Republc of Ireland. So we took her there. Yes, do bring touch and wear casual with comfy shoes. Only available on Summer time. Happy to pay...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Sean888285
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This is great, if you're in the area you must go! It's beautiful and interesting to look at. Suggested donation of £1 which is definitely worth it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank yorkeys20
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Well worth a visit.... take torches for children.... great fun. There are some torches available.Very interesting history too.

Date of experience: April 2017
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