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Reigate Caves Tunnel Road

Tunnel Caves No 1 Tunnel Road | Off the High Street, Reigate RH2 0JY, England
+44 7762 007171
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Easily the best...

underground visitor attraction in Reigate. But seriously: an interesting slice of local history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edward F
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A trip down memory lane

Our local Rotary club took our French twin club to visit the caves. The history behind the small... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
wendyn261
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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The Caves are CLOSED Every winter until the second Saturday in May. This site is open to the publicand is run by a local charity by totaly volunteers helpers on the second Saturday of the month May to September. 10:00--16:00 On other Saturdays we may be on site working on future displays. Further information posted on our notice board in Tunnel Road.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Tunnel Caves No 1 Tunnel Road | Off the High Street, Reigate RH2 0JY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

underground visitor attraction in Reigate. But seriously: an interesting slice of local history well worth a visit.

Thank Edward F
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. Please promote the site so others know how good it is. Thank you.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Our local Rotary club took our French twin club to visit the caves. The history behind the small number of caves which are accessible to the public is full of artifacts from 2nd world war, where people used to shelter here. There are a number...More

Thank wendyn261
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed the visit please spread the word locally.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Thinking back, I am pretty sure I visited one of the caves when I was a kid, I certainly remember getting down one of the caves under the town as a teenager for a nose about through a small hole we came across. When I...More

1  Thank Bensonradical
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

I thank you for such a positive review. The open days are run to enable people to see what has previously lock up and shut to the public. Wealden cave and mine society runs all events to educate and improve the sites with displays ,...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Fascinating and of definite interest to those living locally.. Organised by knowledgeable volunteers - it doesn't take long but is of definite interest and well worth a visit. Arrive early on the few days the caves are open to the public.

Thank CyprusGrumpy
caveman999, Guest Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed our venture. It can get very busy so definetly come early to save the crush.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My wife and I went to see the caves on the first open day. Open at 10.00am but we got there 12.45, already a queue of 100 yards or more. Everybody seemed in a good mood, no moans just pleased to be there. Staff were...More

Thank RupertBear77
caveman999, Guest Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thak you for an interesting revue on our hecktic busy day of 2017.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting sand mines under Reigate Town centre. We had a guided tour for £3 each of the mines which served various uses over the years from sand mining, rifle range, air raid shelters and even a beer cellar. Excellent guide called Mike who told us...More

Thank UnitedKingdomWendy
caveman999, Guest Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Well done Mike 3 bonus points and a pint from PRB.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Only open for a handful of days each year which means long queues so arrive early to beat the rush. Queue for Barons cave tends to be much shorter as 5 min walk away from the high street. Really interesting tour from a friendly host....More

Thank Tony083
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

It get busy all run by volurnteers we try to please.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Really great value as covers the 3 cave experiences and the tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable. The team at Reigate today were open for day 1 of 2017 and the caves were of real interest to explore. Super place to spend a couple of...More

Thank Lucy C
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Its always 10 deg in the caves. This venture is a charity event run by members

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This magical place only opens a few times per year. It's packed with history and brings the oast to life. Recommended!

Thank ALF-EP-14
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We are glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed 24 February 2017

A interesting hour tour with the family. They open the caves and do guided tours and if you are IN reigate its worth the time.

Thank Tim T
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Its only open 2nd saturday of the month May --- September.

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Fiona R
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Response from Bensonradical | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there were a couple of people with pushchairs when I visited, I imagine you could park it up inside the entrance to the cave when walking around, ground is soft, but you'd probably be alright pushing it round.
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