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Creswell Crags

Crags Road, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LH
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Creswell Crags

About

Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Further evidence came to light in 2003 with the discovery of Britain’s only known Ice Age rock art.

Ice Age Tours:
Discover what Creswell Crags was like during the last IceAge on a tour of Robin Hood Cave, the largest cave on site. Find out who was here, what was here, why they were here and how we know about it.

Rock Art Tour:
This is your chance to see Britain's only known Ice Age Rock Art, which was discovered by archaeologists in 2003. These engravings of animals, birds and motifs are 13,000 years old, making Church Hole Cave the oldest art gallery in the country.

There is no charge to visit Creswell Crags site or to walk around the lake and gorge. It is also free to visit the shop and coffee shop. All day parking is just £3 and details of charges for the exhibition and Cave Tours are given below:
 

Life in the Ice Age Tour

Adults - £7.50  /  Children - £5.50  /  Concession - £6.50  /  Family (2+2) - £23.00

Rock Art Cave Tour

Adults - £8.50 adult  /  Children – £6.00 children  /  Concession - £7.50  /  Family (2+2) – £26.00
 

Museum & Exhibtion:

Adults - £3.00  /  Children - £1.50  /Concession - £2.00
 

Combo deals:

Both tours Adult - £14.50  /  Both Tours Child - £9.50  /  Both tours concessions - £12.50  /  Both Tours 2+2 - £43.00


Please be aware that children under 5 years may not be permitted on cave tours for health and safety reasons.

For more information on prices or on bringing younger children, please telephone 01909 720378.

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Facilities

Other

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Family Fun
  • Forest Location
  • Groups Accepted
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth
  • Max group size
  • Min group size
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Picnic Site
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Venue Facilities

  • Shop

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Accessibility

  • Facility for service dogs

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* February - October: Open everyday from 10am
November - January: Weekends only from 10am

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence' Winner 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence' Winner 2017 2017

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