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Creswell Crags

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Crags Road
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LH
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 716 reviews716 reviews
Exploring the Caves

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Concession Exhibition Entry£2.00 per concession
Adult Exhibition Entry£3.00 per adult
Combined Cave Tour Adult£13.50 per adult
Combined Cave Tour Child£10.50 per child
Combined Cave Tour Concession£12.00 per concession
Single Cave Tour Adult£9.00 per adult
Single Cave Tour Concession£8.00 per concession
Sngle Cave Tour Child£7.00 per child

Exhibition Entry is free for children under 16
Cave Tours include Exhibition entry
Combined tours are any two tours - Life in the Ice Age, Rock Art, Witch Mark, Hyena's Den
Rock Art and Hyena's Den Tours available March to September (weather depending due to roosting bats)
Children under 5 years are not allowed into the caves and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2019

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome - Children under 5 are not allowed in the caves. Children under 16 must be accompanied by and adult on cave tours.

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge - £4.00 per car, all day

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - The gorge and café are dog friendly but dogs are not accepted on cave tours (except for assistance dogs)
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30

* The exhibition is open:
January, weekends 10am to 4.30pm
February, every day 10am to 4.30pm
March to September, every day 10am to 5pm
October, every day 10am to 4.30pm
November and December, weekends 10am to 4.30pm
For cave tour times, please see our What's On pages

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    441
  • Very Good
    209
  • Average
    46
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • SamC3811
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Craggy
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th March 2020
    Great place with a great team, beautiful place to spend a couple of hours. The cave tour was a very good experience and really well explained by our tour guide Abby Read full review
  • boysinbelgium
    Great Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th March 2020
    Wonderful day out ,Nice walk round lake ,Cave tour was fascinating with great guide Lucy keeping us informed & entertained ,We will be back with Grand kids Read full review
  • 534neill
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovells Visit to Cresswell Crags
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th March 2020
    I went to Cresswell Crags with fairly low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised.Had a great day. The guide made the cave tour really interesting and informative even for my nine year old son... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A616. At next roundabout take 2nd exit and at next roundabout take 1st exit. At next roundabout take 2nd exit. Continue on A616 to traffic lights at awkward junction and bear left (A616). Continue on A616 passing under low bridge. Continue past rail station sign in Creswell then turn left at brown sign for Creswell Crags Visitor Centre (B6042, Crags Road). Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn right, then turn left into car park.

From East Follow A617 to the M1 motorway roundabout and take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30, then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalant) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). In approx 4 miles reach M1 motorway roundabout. Select left lane and take 1st exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Creswell station is 1 mile away.

There is a £4.00 charge for all day parking (ticket machines require exact change – change is available from reception).

 

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