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Chislehurst Caves

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Address: Old Hill Caveside Close, Chislehurst BR7 5NL, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8467 3264
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We went with 2 friends who would describe themselves as claustrophobic and they enjoyed the visit as much as my husband and I did. Our guide, Daniel, injected just the right... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sue H
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Faversham, United Kingdom

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with 2 friends who would describe themselves as claustrophobic and they enjoyed the visit as much as my husband and I did. Our guide, Daniel, injected just the right amount of suspense and spookiness along with historical fact and interesting details of the caves' more recent past. He obviously has a passion for his subject. Our walk lasted... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went during half term, never realising it was there having lived ten minutes away for the last five years. It was informative the guide highly knowledge and very very funny! The walk wasn't too cold and having taken my 8 & 7 year old plus my parents everyone managed it well.

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Thank tashieg2016
S E England
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What made this tour come alive was the tour guide, Nick, who had first explored the Caves in the 1950s as a child with a friend. His enthusiasm for the 22 mile labyrinth of tunnels, of which we walked about a mile, made the history of the place absolutely fascinating. There are three distinct sections to the Caves: Druid, Roman... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting tour underground, showing you the man made tunnels which were used during both world wars and more! Fairly reasonable entry price as well so won't break the bank costing £6 per adult & under 15's & OAP's £4 it is open from 10am about 4pm Wed - Sun and during school hols every day! The tour is interesting with... More 

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Thank Mark H
Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local to the area and have visited the caves several times throughout my life. I thoroughly enjoy my visits even after the 4th time it's still fun and nerve racking walking down out of the daylight into the dark and creepy caves. Packed full of history and excitement and ghost stories alike the caves offer an insight... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't think of underground's in London other than the tube, but this is a great underground trip without the crowds. A true surprise so close to London, with a lovely cafe , great service and the nicest staff I've met at a London tourist site in a long time. Our bearded guided was suitably sardonic keeping the tour at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived by train to chiselhurst station, the caves are a short walk away. Tours run every hour. There is a cafe that serves food and a small gift shop. A group of about 25 is led by a tour guide who is very funny and knowledgable about the history of the caves and the anecdotal stories attached to it. Its... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taken here by daughter who lives nearby. I was sceptical having been brought up around cheddar caves and white scar in yorkshire, but willing to give it a go. These are a different sort of cave - not natural but mined with lots of history dating back. Good guides, very informative, an hours tour went by in the blink of... More 

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Thank Wendy H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, straight forward honest history, no frills but great history doesn't need it. Good tour, very good value and interesting. No its not a theme park and doesn't have fancy bells and whistle but fascinating insight into the past.

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a geologist, I don't need much encouragement to take a look at some rocks and, making the most of a weekend spent in West Wickham in Kent, I decided to go to Chislehurst Caves - a place that I last visited on a family day out nearly 50 years ago. I've visited a few natural and man-made 'caves' in... More 

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