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“Interesting.”
Review of Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze Caverns
Ranked #4 of 31 things to do in Liskeard
Certificate of Excellence
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
“Interesting.”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

These are caverns formed by slate mining. They have frequent concerts through the year with good acoustics. There is a tour of the caverns & an underground lake. The woodland gardens have fairies & gnomes hidden around, great for little ones.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

As an attraction I was sadly disappointed with Carnglaze Cavern.
We paid £6 each entry, were given a dog eared laminated "map", a hard hat each and a wind up torch that hardly shed any light.
Inside the caves the lighting is poor and you can't read the information points or look at the exhibits, of which there are very few anyway.
The pool where the weddings take place has a couple of lights (that you turn on and off yourself) that don't show the cavern off to its best potential.
All in all we spent about 20 minutes in the cavern.
We noticed that they hold weddings and music events in the caverns and this is probably the only way we would go back...think as a concert venue it would be great, if we wrap up warm.
We ventured around the woodland walk after the cavern. The fairies in the enchanted glen have seen better days with some missing arms and feet.
As we continued the walk it was clear that maintenance of the route was not up to scratch.
All in all the caves and the walk just need some TLC and some time and effort spent on them.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
“Quaint, charming and authentic”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Love this place and I can see why people hold concerts or choose to get married here. It gave a real sense of what it must have been like to mine slate. Impressive. The owners are friendly and the gift shops full of good stuff. Great outing for when the weather's a bit dodgy. Hard hats supplied.

Visited August 2012
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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Just ok”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

A little below expectations but I cannot say anything bad about this place. A small cave space, a bit of a difference for someone who did not visit caves before. Our toddler seemed to be scared at times-I would not recommend to take a young children. Overall ok.

Visited August 2012
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Devon
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“Expensive.”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

Quite interesting but an expensive experience. We have subsequently been back for a concert that cost less to get in than our earlier look around.

Visited July 2012
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