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Creswell Crags

Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
+44 1909 720378
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we always love it here! the walk round the lake is stunning. SO much beautiful scenery and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beckyloveslondon
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Simply beautiful to visit. Cafe very good too!

Car park is £3 pay and display and you can stay as long as you like (until car park closes). We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solange888
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United Kingdom
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
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“ice age”(95 reviews)
“cave tour”(64 reviews)
“cave art”(43 reviews)
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Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, a limestone gorge with caves and lake, home to Britain's only known Ice Age Cave Art. This art is thought to date to about 13,000 years ago and provide a glimpse into the rich culture and...more
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Crags Rd | Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LH, England
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+44 1909 720378
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"few hours"
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"car park"
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"lovely walk"
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"gift shop"
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"hidden gem"
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"nice cafe"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we always love it here! the walk round the lake is stunning. SO much beautiful scenery and wildlife. An activity centre and museum and lovely gift shop and café and lovely walks and outdoor area for nicer weather. So ideal place to visit in all...More

Thank beckyloveslondon
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your wonderful review - we take all feedback into consideration and strive to improve for our valued visitors. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Car park is £3 pay and display and you can stay as long as you like (until car park closes). We wandered around the crags and lake area, as we had visited the caves last time we came (they are well worth a guided tour)....More

1  Thank Solange888
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Solange888, Thanks so much for your review - we appreciate all feedback we receive and constantly strive to improve our services to our valued customers. We can't wait to welcome you back to us when you're next in the area! x

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon the crags as part of a Welbeck Estate "hiddens gem" walk, which was a lovely 3mike round trip through the countryside including part of the Robin Hood Way. We avoided the visitor centre and headed straight to the crags. Lovely walk along...More

Thank Abs140
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks for the review - we appreciate all feedback we receive. We feel so humbled every day by the stunning views of the gorge, we are so glad others see the beauty too. We hope to see you again, we run walks every...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for the first time last week and had a lovely surprise with how beautiful it is. The lake is stunning and the caves add lots of excitement for the children's reading about all the animals that were found inside them. Quite a decent...More

Thank Trips-With-3-Kids
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jessica, Thanks so much for the review - we take all feedback into consideration and appreciate it all. We hope you'll come back to see us once the playpark is open again!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wheelchair is limited visitor centre ok carpark is poor for disabled more spaces is needed the cafe staff need more training for people with special needsMore

Thank robin k
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robin, We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with our services. We have dedicated disabled parking bays right outside the visitor centre. We also have a tramper mobility scooter that is free to use should you require. If you can email info@creswell-crags.org.uk with a...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Nice walk around the Close area, a really nice cafe. Very interesting historic caves, there's nothing like it in the area

Thank Denm27
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for your lovely review. We take all feedback into account, so if there is any way we could get that 5th star from you, please do let us know. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went here for a day trip out. The area was easy to get to, but a little unnerving for the driveway to the car park being a single track road where only one car can come through at a time. It was okay though. The...More

Thank Lucyj96
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lucy Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback we receive, and so to have a detailed review like this is very useful. Unfortunately the pay and display machines are temperamental, but you can ask at reception for a...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We visited Creswell Crags for the little 'Dino mad' member of our party but he wasn't the only one who loved it, we all did, even the two young very girly girls! We opted to take the Ice Age Tour of Robin Hood's Cave which...More

1  Thank Vikkie C
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi Vikkie, Thanks so much for your lovely review! We can't wait to welcome you back, bring a picnic and some outdoor toys and make a full day of it on our meadow, now that the weather is picking up!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable guide “Steph” made the Ice Age come to life in the Robin Hood Cave. Fun for all the family aged 8 to 73. Lovely hot chocolate in the cafe. Will visit again in the Summer to try the walks!

1  Thank Colin R
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Colin! Thanks so much for your wonderful review - I have passed your kind words on to Steph, who will be thrilled to hear you had a good time, and also to the cafe staff about the hot chocolate! Kind regards

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I visited with a friend, but on one of the coldest days of the year .... and decided to cut our tour short, so will have to come back to explore the Crags. But the visitor centre is beautifully designed and very pleasant. The cafe...More

Thank Jane W
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Creswell C, Public Relations Manager at Creswell Crags, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Jane, Thanks for your feedback - we appreciate all we receive. Apologies for the weather - sadly we can't help that, but we will welcome you back when Spring arrives! The temporary exhibition about the stone age representations is part of the BBC Civilisations...More

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Response from Livmtb1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but best to keep them on leads.
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Response from lucanor1 | Reviewed this property |
As others have answered, you have to pay for the caves. We live about 15 miles away, and first went for a walk, coffee and museum visit. This gave us the impression that we wanted to visit the caves as well, so we returned... More
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