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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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Finally found it tucked away in a shopping mall signage leading up to it from the city centre is a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

Who knew there were so many caves under Nottingham? Tour guide was interesting and definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathryn J
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center. Part of the National Justice Museum.
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Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
+44 115 988 1955
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Finally found it tucked away in a shopping mall signage leading up to it from the city centre is a bit hit and miss. Got our tickets which included the justice museum. You are given a hard hat and an electric tour guide to listen...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although seeing the caves first hand and I am now ale to say that I have been in them and underneath the city, the tour itself was underwhelming. There was a large group of us, and we were rushed around the tour, without much of...More

Thank melvinabirch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knew there were so many caves under Nottingham? Tour guide was interesting and definitely worth a visit, tickets were around £7. No student discount though :(

Thank Kathryn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets to this attraction well in advance, and arrived hours ahead of time. Unfortunately, GPS could not find a path to the entrance to the caves. We drove around in circles, got sent back and forth across multiple construction zones, then when we...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fascinating. I did this on my own and wish I had people with me as this is one place when you tell people, they don’t quite believe you. The history is great from before Robin hoods time all the way through to WW2. The...More

1  Thank Neil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing tour of the caves under the city of Nottingham. Starts from within a city center shopping mall. Traces use of the caves through history, highlighting leather tanning in Middle Ages, use of the caves in labour unrest, as taverns, slum housing, ww2 air aid...More

1  Thank dennismrk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there early on a mid week day so was able to walk around at my leisure. The mix of caves and more recent brickwork is interesting, as is the fact that so many varied activities in caves were so close together. This is...More

Thank gappygrin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I wouldn't recommend it if you're claustrophobic or just don't like people standing too close to you we found the caves quite a fun experience. There's a lot of stooping and ducking along with uneven footing in places so I wouldn't recommend if you're...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour started off interesting with some facts about the caves and what they were used for, but the rest of the tour was just really dull and nothing much to look at. In particular all the caves are merged together to its hard to...More

1  Thank Alpacas92
JusticeMuseum, Public Relations Manager at City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, We’re sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your recent visit to the City of Caves. We take all feedback seriously and we would like to discuss this further. Could you please email us on info@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk so that we can go into this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real introduction to the development of the city over the ages and a tribute to the ingenuity of the inhabitants. Loved the idea of extending your house by digging down. Buy a joint ticket for this and the Justice Museum for best...More

1  Thank Norman J
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Felicity C
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Response from 42mark42 | Reviewed this property |
I am going to guess at no. But maybe wrong. Sorry.
Lucia B
24 June 2018|
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Response from 42mark42 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it does. A lady was stood behind a desk you could probably leave things with her. It’s in a shopping centre.... there maybe somewhere in there where you can leave things.
10 June 2018|
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Response from hammondjohn270 | Reviewed this property |
The tours are different, with the City of Caves representing more of a social history of Nottingham cave dwellers, while the Castle tour has a more military slant as part of the castle