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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
+44 115 988 1955
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The City of Caves is a collection of interconnecting caves cut into the soft sandstone rock... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hammondjohn270
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Amazing - Lauren made the tour!

I'd like to start off by saying that Lauren our tour guide on Saturday 14th April (3.10pm tour) was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma R
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A set of man-made caves dating from 1250 AD that were discovered under the local shopping center. Part of the National Justice Museum.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
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+44 115 988 1955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The City of Caves is a collection of interconnecting caves cut into the soft sandstone rock situated beneath the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, with some dating back to the 13th century. On exhibition are a 16th or 17th century tannery, a trade literally driven underground due...More

1  Thank hammondjohn270
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'd like to start off by saying that Lauren our tour guide on Saturday 14th April (3.10pm tour) was absolutely amazing. She was hilarious and dealt with the young kids brilliantly.. even when one was very cheeky.. She made my little girl laugh so much....More

Thank Emma R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

“Cave man” Dan led a really informative, engaging and fun tour around the caves. We all thought he was excellent and held everyone’s attention throughout. Keep it up, Dan!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on one of the guided tours with a pleasant & amusing character called Dan. There’s some interesting facts & anecdotes but I came away with the feeling that we had only scratched the surface. Main focus was limited to a tannery in one of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although it appears that many people know that Nottingham has lots of caves, I was unaware of the fact and as people in restaurants and hotels kept mentioning them, we thought we would visit. They were fairly easy to find and the guide was very...More

1  Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This isn’t a bad tour, but it was shorter than I was expecting. We were taken down as a group with a guide. I am interested in history so it was nice to hear about Medieval Nottingham. It was a good way to fill in...More

Thank Hist200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So today i went into the City of Caves reception area only to be greeted by the woman behind the counter that said as soon as i walked in “ Sorry last tour was half 4..!!” (No hello, No smile) Looked at me as to...More

1  Thank MissSarahJayne
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very intresting Staff very insight into the life in Nottingham from the Middle Ages. Amazing to think thes were all dug out Intresting to see the air raid shelters from the war The tanneries and how leather was produced Our guide was excellent

Thank Brian G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry to this is attraction is via a shopping area ... do not let this fool you. This is an attraction steeped in history and struggle for those who lived and worked in the 'caves'. Pictures taken do not do it justice and thankfully...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this tour on ice hockey play-off weekend so were missing the start of a match for it - no pressure, City of Caves! ;-) It was well worth it; the tour was good value and we all really enjoyed it. The guide (Fran,...More

Thank Georgina P
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Elin D
7 April 2018|
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Response from Star4_12 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t use the tour guide so I’m not sure. We walked around at our leisure and spent over an hour there. Hope you enjoy it :-)
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Elin D
7 April 2018|
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Response from Ayesha B | Reviewed this property |
We did an audio tour which lasted just under an hour. I think it would have been longer with a tour guide.
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V1cs
14 February 2018|
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Response from pink_n_fluffy_NOT | Reviewed this property |
I think a two year old might be bored as the tour guide goes on a bit - they make it interesting for kids age 10 and up but it will go over the heads of the little ones. For younger kids,there's not a lot for them to do... More
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