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City of Caves (Tigguo Cobauc)

Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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An enjoyable 1 hour

We visited and really enjoyed it .The guide (Andy)was full of knowledge and is the best way to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jason r
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portsmouth
Very Good

We had a 45 min tour around the caves with an excellent tour guide. Very informative. We have two... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wakefield22
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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.
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Drury Walk, Upper Level | Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, Nottingham NG1 7LL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited and really enjoyed it .The guide (Andy)was full of knowledge and is the best way to enjoy it.would reccomend for adults .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jason r
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a 45 min tour around the caves with an excellent tour guide. Very informative. We have two boys 9 & 7 who loved their trip too. A little pricy I thought for a family ticket but ours was a gift but I wouldn’t...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wakefield22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Caves themselves are not particularly impressive but Tour Guide (Andy) brings them to life in an engaging and numerous way. Andy made us glad that we had made the decision to do the tour. Bizarre entrance to the cave via a deserted shopping centre.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AJS1001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ignore the fact that the entrance to the caves is in a shopping mall, and that looks rather shabby from the entrance. Once you start the tour, and enter the caves, there is much to learn and it is rather fascinating how the caves ended...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chiaradarmanin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the caves this week (Feb 1, 2019) and was the only person there. Admission included the use of a hand-held information device and you can adjust the volume settings. The cost of my admission was reduced as I had an Arts card and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a very good tour guide, she knew what she was talking about. The tour gave a nice impression of the history of Nottingham with the caves as the red line through the story. Bit of geology, some Robin Hood, some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janonderweg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved taking a climpse into the sandstone caves under part of Nottingham. Apparently there is a whole honeycomb labyrinth, which would be lovely to see too. The Audio handset, not sure if it was just mine, was a little temperatmental, but I guess lots of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoannaOlivey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remember to listen to the audio guide or join a guided tour! If you don't listen to the explanations, then you'll find it confusing and boring. Not many caves are shown here, but the audio guide provides you with interesting information, so it takes at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Really enjoyed coming round here today, the tour guide (Andy) was friendly and informative, my daughter whose 7 enjoyed walking through the caves as did my son whose 16. This attraction is accessed in the shopping centre which made it feel more unusual. The tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sapphire2829
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

So much fun and the guide was very informative! Get to see a whole new level of nottingham history! From medieval age to WWII!

Date of experience: January 2019
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ORetiro
27 January 2019|
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Response from JusticeMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there - we don’t have an age restriction on our cave tours and strive to make it interesting and entertaining for all ages. If you visit during the school holiday the tour becomes an interactive character tour where you... More
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629felicityc
7 August 2018|
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Response from langholm | Reviewed this property |
No idea - there weren't any when we were there, but email the caves direct to be sure. Hope you enjoy the trip. (also the oldest pub in the UK - 12th century - it's nearby - Ye olde Trip to Jerusalem - good one to tick off)
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Lucia B
24 June 2018|
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Response from 42mark42 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it does. A lady was stood behind a desk you could probably leave things with her. It’s in a shopping centre.... there maybe somewhere in there where you can leave things.
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