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Scotts Grotto

28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
+44 1920 464131
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Live at Hoe Lane for 8 years but never been there until a niece came to visit us from Republc of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Sean888285
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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This is great, if you're in the area you must go! It's beautiful and interesting to look... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Claire M
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28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
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"summer house"
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"suggested donation"
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"unusual place"
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"little gem"
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"well worth a visit"
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"john scott"
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"opening times"
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"tucked away"
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"uneven ground"
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"interesting visit"
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"council chamber"
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"limited opening hours"
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"hidden gems"
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"run by volunteers"
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"about half an hour"
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"interesting history"
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Live at Hoe Lane for 8 years but never been there until a niece came to visit us from Republc of Ireland. So we took her there. Yes, do bring touch and wear casual with comfy shoes. Only available on Summer time. Happy to pay...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is great, if you're in the area you must go! It's beautiful and interesting to look at. Suggested donation of £1 which is definitely worth it.

Thank Claire M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Well worth a visit.... take torches for children.... great fun. There are some torches available.Very interesting history too.

Thank EssexJohn
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Took our grandchildren 3 and 5 after a little appreciation we went into the grotto. After a short while they loved it and could not get them to come out so a very successful visit. The staff wonderful and friendly.we loved it so much that...More

1  Thank 781Bennn781
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Interesting visit. The grotto is lined with shells and has a long history. It is free to visit but a donation is suggested. Before you visit check that it is open as it is run by volunteers and is only open on certain dates. You...More

Thank Anniegriff
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Visited here a couple of times as it is a great little place to take visitors to. The grotto is situated on a residential road and it is tucked away so you wouldn't notice it immediately from the roadside. Fascinating piece of history and great...More

Thank SandraChad
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is a most unusual place, saved from demolition only a few years ago and restored to its former glory. As you visit take the path left and up the steps to the Summer House, small roundhouse perched on the hill above Ware town. Take...More

Thank PJsTips
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

this little old gem was very nearly demolished, and only saved at the last minute. Carved out of the chalk and decorated with tropical shells a secret retreat for those able to cope with the steps and uneven ground. Take a torch, wear sensible shoes,...More

Thank luvpat
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This little gem is in between a row of houses and consists of a quirky cave like structure that is highly decorated with shells and stones. You need a torch to navigate the short route. It can be a tad claustrophobic. I think it would...More

Thank John J
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A lovely countryside public house & a restaurant with delicious meals we had Sunday Roast last week which was first class. It was such lovely weather we were able to sit outside.

Thank AngelaIngram
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