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Creswell Crags

Crags Road
S80 3LH

Tel: +44 (0) 1909 720 378

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Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Further evidence came to light in 2003 with the discovery of Britain’s only known Ice Age rock art.

Ice Age Tours:
Discover what Creswell Crags was like during the last IceAge on a tour of Robin Hood Cave, the largest cave on site. Find out who was here, what was here, why they were here and how we know about it.

Rock Art Tour:
This is your chance to see Britain's only known Ice Age Rock Art, which was discovered by archaeologists in 2003. These engravings of animals, birds and motifs are 13,000 years old, making Church Hole Cave the oldest art gallery in the country.

There is no charge to visit Creswell Crags site or to walk around the lake and gorge. It is also free to visit the shop and coffee shop. There is a £3 donation for all day parking and details of charges for the exhibition and Cave Tours are given below: 
Exhibition Entry - £3 adults, £2 concessions, £1.50 children
Ice Age Cave Tour (including Exhibition Entry) - £6.50 adults, £5 concessions, £4.50 children
Rock Art Cave Tour  (March to September only, including Exhibition Entry) - £8 adults, £7 concessions, £6 children
Both Cave Tours (including Exhibition Entry) - £13 adults, £11 concessions, £8 children
There are further reductions for family groups.
Please be aware that children under 5 years may not be permitted on cave tours for health and safety reasons.
For more information on prices or on bringing younger children, please telephone 01909 720378.

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