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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

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Address: Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
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+44 115 988 1955
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the...

A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center.

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Interesting introduction to the caves

We visited during half term and it was easy to book online. Tours gives an interesting insight to the caves, their history and uses over the years. The guide is very knowledgeable... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Tamsin D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited during half term and it was easy to book online. Tours gives an interesting insight to the caves, their history and uses over the years. The guide is very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. It would be interesting to find out more about the recent cave discoveries and to see more artefacts they have found and feel... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was in Nottingham to see highly recommended Contact lens Specialist. We as a family love history so decided to visit caves if you do not know Nottingham and have time use the Park and Ride Tram service much relaxed and saves expensive parking fees in the city. We were very impressed with the Guide who painted a very good picture... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have £7.95 and 20 minutes free - well worth a visit. My daughter found it interesting so job done :)

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Thank 1972Rich
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With 3 children they were all keen to see the caves and they certainly didn't disappoint, much enjoyed by the adults too. Tour guide was very good and told the story of the caves brilliantly holding the interest of all of us. Fascinating history. We did not realise how popular the caves were and we found when arriving at 2pm... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit if your interested in local history. Tour lasted 40mins and was well worth it. Very informative and even my 8 year old loved it. She didn't really understand what it was all about but loved walking through the caves. I initially thought we'd be walking under the streets of Nottingham but you only go in a... More 

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Thank Ruth J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tour is not very long so it is perfect if you have a lot of sightseeing plans to fit into a single day. The tour guide was personable and was patient enough to wait whilst lots of pictures were taken. If you have young children I would definitely recommend but as a lone traveler I enjoyed this and would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to visit, I've always wanted to go, the kids loved it and got an activity sheet of things to find. It was a guided tour and very educational and funny. Very interesting to hear about all the uses of the caves.

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Thank Debbie R
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, but could do with being upgraded as some of the experience was not particularly well kept.

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Thank Graham W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Early Sunday morning we were guided, it was an interesting tour but for 40minutes for the tour it was quite expensive.

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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good activity for inclimate weather as it's all underground. Even if the sun is shining, do not miss this attraction!! Very interesting tour and only takes about 45 minutes. Entrance is in the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, an easy walk from the train station. Buy the combo ticket for Galleries of Justice (another great place to visit!) to... More 

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