image for Guided Walk item typeRock Art Tours at Creswell Crags

Guided Walk/Tour

Rock Art Tour

Rock Art Tour


Crags Road,
S80 3LH


This is your chance to see Britain's only known Ice Age Rock Art, which was discovered by archaeologists in 2003. these engravings of animals, birds and motifs are 13,000 years old, making Church Hole Cave the oldest art gallery in the country.

Booking is essential
For your safety please wear flat shoes, boots or trainers. Hard hats and lights will be provided at the beginning of your tour.
Due to the nature of the cave interiors we would recommend that groups with under 5s and people who have mobility concerns seek advice when booking.

Duration: 1 hour

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Opening details

March to September only: Tour runs at weekends and during Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire school holidays only.
Booking recommended.


Adults £8.00, Concessions £7.00, Children £6.00. Price includes entrance to exhibition.



See location of Creswell Crags on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 538744  Lat: 53.26449 Long: -1.19456

Parking £2 for all day

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A616. At next roundabout take 2nd exit and at next roundabout take 1st exit. At next roundabout take 2nd exit. Continue on A616 to traffic lights at awkward junction and bear left (A616). Continue on A616 passing under low bridge. Continue past rail station sign in Creswell then turn left at brown sign for Creswell Crags Visitor Centre (B6042, Crags Road). Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn right, then turn left into car park.

From East
Follow A617 to the M1 motorway roundabout and take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). In approx 4 miles reach M1 motorway roundabout. Select left lane and take 1st exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Creswell station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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