We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Carnglaze Caverns

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: St Neot, Liskeard PL14 6HQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1579 320251
Website
Sunday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 356 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 148
    Excellent
  • 124
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Worth a visit

We went to the Caverns over the Februrary half term. The visit is self guided and after a very good briefing by the lady in the ticket office we were issued with hard hats and a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sandra S
,
Poole, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

356 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 355: English reviews
Poole, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the Caverns over the Februrary half term. The visit is self guided and after a very good briefing by the lady in the ticket office we were issued with hard hats and a torch. Inside the points of interest are numbered with an information board at each one. Both the teenagers and the adults in our families... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sandra S
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place learnt lots. You have to wear a safety helmet and have a safety briefing before entering. Has reduced price for retired people. Larger than I thought inside a bit damp. interesting bar/stage area, I wondered if people have to wear hard hats for these events. Also near the lake it says they do weddings this would also be... More 

Helpful?
Thank dibenjamin63
Level Contributor
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Caverns itself didn't have much to do within unless you're really interested in reading into history; this is a review for teens/early adults. On the other hand, the walks you can do outside are lovely! The enchanted walk was the better one as it was longer and had more to look at, such as: fairy statues, little fairy pot... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tia-Liona H
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
207 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit, especially if the weather turns. Learn all about slate and mineral mining in Cornwall by walking through a gorgeous example from the 1800s. Underground lakes, good narrative, and even licensed for weddings! A warm welcome on arrival sets the scene for a very enjoyable and interesting hour.

Helpful?
Thank FiShep
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
248 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolutely great interlude on a day out and about in Cornwall and all the better for not having been planned far in advance. We were greeted warmly and given a lot of information as well as hard hats and a torch. It was of great benefit to be a little out of season as I understand the... More 

Helpful?
Thank John_Oram_Eats
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend decided to get married here! I can see why, it was absolutely beautiful with the underground pool, and the groomsmen set up 500 candles to make it even more beautiful. Access-wise, it obviously wasn't the easiest. I have no idea how the bride made it down the steps in those heels! I was wearing converse and nearly fell... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rocketqueen_88
Hastings, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,207 reviews
565 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 625 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This privately owned attraction is well worth a visit. We were met by the owner in the ticket office who was very good and explained the caverns very well to us The place us not too commercialised which is quite a change nowadays and for that reason has a great feel to it including its shop which is full of... More 

Helpful?
Thank badmintontim
Liskeard, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
254 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Carnglaze Caverns for the first time today and found the caverns to be really interesting and good to see all the different minerals that were mined in the surrounding areas. Also interesting to see where weddings take place but a shame that the bride has to wear a hard hat!! Went for the woodland walk after which was really... More 

Helpful?
Thank Judy R
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I live in Cornwall. This was my first visit. A true hidden gem. It's gorgeous. Visit this natural beauty.

Helpful?
Thank Vici F
Gladstone, Australia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This old slate mine is well worth a visit. We visited at a quiet time which meant that we could take our time on a self-directed tour. All major features are well explained on sign boards along the way. Overall, an interesting expose of a slice of Cornish history.

Helpful?
Thank Susan B

Travellers who viewed Carnglaze Caverns also viewed

 

Been to Carnglaze Caverns? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Carnglaze Caverns and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
7 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Carnglaze Caverns staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?