Rock Art Tours at Creswell Crags
Guided Walk/Tour, next open Sat 4 Mar - Sat 30 Sep 2017
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 highly recommended
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.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Sat 4 Mar - Sat 30 Sep 2017||Sat - Sun 11:30 to 12:30 13:30 to 14:30|
Booking highly recommended.
Additional tour runs at 3.15pm
We are unable to run tours between October and February because there is a protected roost of bats in the cave.
Family reductions for more than one child, please telephone for details
SK 538744 53.26449 -1.19456
Parking £2 for all day
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.
Follow A617 to the M1 motorway roundabout and take 4th exit (M1 north). Leave M1 at junction 30, then follow route from North/South.
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.
: 1 mile from Creswell station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Welcome Host
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome