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Hell-Fire Caves

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Vintage cinema viewing in amazing location

So as Caves go it’s pretty basic, more like one cave and some long tunnels. However for a local... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
BarbsPudde
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Something different

The Hell-fire Caves are an attraction that whilst probably not the most riveting for little ones... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
bronwynw659
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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We were guided round the caves which are longer and bigger than expected but a different experience It is something one wants to have done .Then up to the famous house which he owned and that was stunning with a lake with swanwith baby cygnet...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We booked the party package for my daughter’s 9th birthday. It was truly amazing. The children were greeted by the actors dressed as witches and wizards and they were taken through the caves to take part in broomstick races, spell making and potion class. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

So as Caves go it’s pretty basic, more like one cave and some long tunnels. However for a local attraction and when you start to understand the history it’s pretty interesting and cool how they’ve set it up. West Wycombe is a great little village...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The Hell-fire Caves are an attraction that whilst probably not the most riveting for little ones, it has some interesting information about the caves and local area. This is the second time we have visited, this time with visiting family. It was nice to see...More

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

So have heard a lot about hell fire caves over the years and always wondered what it was like. So this weekend, one of the only weekends I’m off for both days we thought we would visit, me, my husband, my daughter and her boyfriend....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

It was an interesting and unusual experience and I'm glad we stopped by it but I would have been annoyed if we had planned a day out specifically for the caves. We were in and out within 30 minutes. Not much to do there and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my husband on one of the recent Fright Nights and we were thoroughly entertained! Quite expensive but in theory you could spend as long as you want in the caves. The scarers are very good and really can be quite creepy. Food and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

These man made 19 century caves are worth a look quite are quite large with lot of tunnels at odd angles with a few information board on the attraction and some spooky model in alcoves in enjoyable but somehow I feel it could be made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Not worth going to one of the Halloween nights for £10. I imagine very similar to an ordinary tour, except this was with people jumping out at you, and you can’t learn what the place is really about. Nice staff and suitable maybe if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place, surprised by the length of the caves, originally used for extracting chalk for the building of roads. The week of our visit was the run up to Halloween, so you can imagine all the excited children about. Be aware though mind your head...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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347alison
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Moretea2Vicar | Reviewed this property |
You will struggle pushing a wheelchair. There are many inclines with gravel / shingle walkways.
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Richard Butler B
March 30, 2018|
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Response from MartaBashir22 |
The best option is to check times and prices, including access, all in their official website (in case they change anything). Also if you do go don't forget to visit the church and old mystery looking graveyard/memorial that... More
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CharlieC1651
November 3, 2017|
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Response from hunkl | Reviewed this property |
As previous person replies yes would be a problem with a pushchair as some of the passageways are quite narrow and poorly lit, and the ground is uneven in places
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