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Scotts Grotto

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Amazing Find!

What a super place! Was on a trip to Hertford when this popped up as a place of interest and we... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Jackie W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Interesting folly

Well worth spending a short time in this subterranean building. Well described by the guide. Take a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Ware, United Kingdom
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“summer house”(10 reviews)
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Closed October to April, summer opening only due to hibernating bats. Reopens first Saturday in April.
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28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
+44 1920 464131
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All reviews summer house suggested donation little gem tucked away well worth a visit unusual place sea shells uneven ground bank holiday monday interesting visit great little place run by volunteers about half an hour interesting history a couple of times great visit great fun
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

What a super place! Was on a trip to Hertford when this popped up as a place of interest and we dropped in. What a super surprise in the middle of a housing area. Wonderful volunteer staff too who were fonts of information about not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth spending a short time in this subterranean building. Well described by the guide. Take a torch.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank charliewjh
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great, cheap afternoon out. Lovely volunteers. Really unique site. Hidden gem, bring a torch or borrow one from the volunteers

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sgmax
Reviewed 27 May 2018

If it had not been for trip advisor I would not have known about Scott's Grotto. It's signposted from outside the college on the road between Amwell and Hertford. The Grotto is only open on Saturday and bank Holiday Monday afternoons so parking is not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank therichastill
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Great little place. Buried 60 ft into a hillside this place is lovely to see. It’s Avery beautiful place and the volunteers are very enthusiastic and helpful. Well worth a visit! *****

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 120ant_
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with 7 year old daughter on bank holiday Monday . Fascinating little place which I never knew existed despite living only a few miles away . Tucked away between houses , you can't even see it from the road , but well worth the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank karl g
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

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Sean888285
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank clairemH3121ON
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank EssexJohn
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 781Bennn781
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