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Scotts Grotto

28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
+44 1920 464131
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Great little place. Buried 60 ft into a hillside this place is lovely to see. It’s Avery beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Ant Å
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Little gem

Visited with 7 year old daughter on bank holiday Monday . Fascinating little place which I never... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
karl g
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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“summer house” (9 reviews)
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28-34 Scotts Road, Ware SG12 9JQ, England
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+44 1920 464131
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"summer house"
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"suggested donation"
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"little gem"
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"tucked away"
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"unusual place"
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"well worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"john scott"
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"opening times"
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"uneven ground"
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"interesting visit"
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"council chamber"
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"sea shells"
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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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"a couple of times"
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"bank holiday"
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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! *****

Thank Ant Å
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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

Thank karl g
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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.

1  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

1  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

1  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

1  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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