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Address: Church Lane, West Wycombe, High Wycombe HP14 3AH, England
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More extensive than I imagined

These caves are a good attraction for a rainy day and penetrate the hillside far deeper than I imagined. They are full of interesting tableaux depicting the eccentric Dashwood... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephen C
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom

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Sussex, England
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763 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quite an interesting look at rich men behaving badly, but not particularly well presented or interpreted. I could certainly do without the dressed up figures lurking in caves. And unsurprisingly, it's pretty uncritical of the goings on.

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Thank Fudge03
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Your words when you come out of the cave will be,what a waste of 5 minutes. It's not just poor,it's very poor. The Dashwoods are taking your money and giving you nothing more than an exaggerated story and a very short tacky tunnel in the side of a hill. The tower on the church is worth the climb and worth... More 

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Thank Eric B
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

These caves are a good attraction for a rainy day and penetrate the hillside far deeper than I imagined. They are full of interesting tableaux depicting the eccentric Dashwood family up to various shenanigans but nothing so graphic that it is unsuitable for children. A fascinating place.

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Thank Stephen C
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the caves as we were wanting to see something of the local area before returning home after a weekend visit. The walk up to the church and mausoleum was bracing with lovely views over the Chilterns. The caves were very interesting and did get quite dark and low in places. A great day out for families. I did... More 

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united kingdom
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Parked at top of hill by the church and walked down as car park full. Bit confusing on where you pay for entry and then realised I have to queue in the coffee shop behind about 6 people ordering lunch, teas and coffees, really needs to be a separate area to pay as there were lots of people walking in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love historic places and this must be one of the most fascinating places Ive been. I think its 100 % worth seeing and feel its great value for money You can go around at your own pace and left to your own devices to spend as much or as little time you like making your way 300ft under ground... More 

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Thank RoxyLeeds82
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there so many times already and planing to go again! Waiting for very hot day outside because it's pretty chilly down there

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Thank Inga I
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the 1700s, a Baron called Francis Dashwood employed peasants to mine chalk in his estate, so that the chalk may be used to repair the local roads. The mining produced a series of caves and tunnels which Dashwood would later use as the meeting place for his mysterious 'Hell Fire Club'. This club consistent of various politically and socially... More 

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Thank Tom O
High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had two 7 year old, 11 and 16 plus adults. The caves were exciting for little ones, with a few scary moments talking about ghosts. Us older ones were able to talk a bit more time to let the atmosphere soak in. Had a walk to the golden ball. Lovely sunny day with benches ( much needed as quite steep!)... More 

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to go on a hot day as temperatures are always pleasantly cool. Interesting history around the caves and well worth checking out.

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