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Robin Hood Day Roundup!

Robin Hood Day Roundup!

On the 30th September, after almost 600 years, Robin Hood returned to Creswell Crags and his namesake cave to launch our new bespoke Robin Hood Cave retail range. Promotional photos were taken, over 100 people enjoyed the best Robin Hood in the...

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Our Fragile Origins

Our Fragile Origins

As I am sure you heard in the news, in early September a fire completely consumed the 200-year old museum at Rio de Janiero.  This is a tragedy on many levels, not least for the loss of the beautiful museum building but also the destruction of volumes of...

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Preparations have started at the Crags for an exciting new exhibition taking place from February-April next year. Artempo, a group of local artists from Retford, are focussing on the history, archaeology and nature of Creswell Crags to produce some...

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10,000 Steps

10,000 Steps

We all know walking is good for you, can be peaceful, can be a social event, can be self-reflection time, is a great way of keeping fit and healthy (both mentally and physically), is sometimes done with man’s best friend, is sometimes done with a picnic on...

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The Discovery

The Discovery

A few months ago, we made a very exciting discovery at Creswell Crags - we found ochre! We were having some signs installed in the gorge (hopefully you’ve seen them!) and because it’s such a sensitive archaeological site I was attending doing...

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Monitoring nests at Creswell Crags

Monitoring nests at Creswell Crags

I’m crouched in a dense thicket, trying to squeeze my 6-foot 4 frame through a patch of hawthorn. My clothes offer little protection to the thorns, raking my legs and arms as I push through to the tree on the other side. There is a small clearing next to it, just wide...

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Crags Gift Shop

Crags Gift Shop

If you’ve not been to Creswell Crags gift shop yet, you really should! Our Operations Manager, Paul, has been working his socks off to revamp the gift shop: rearranging current stock to maximise space, and de-cluttering the front desk to maximise efficiency and aesthetics of the front of house experience.

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Butterflies at Creswell Crags

Butterflies at Creswell Crags

With spring gathering pace, any improvement in the weather can herald the start of the butterfly season. Running from April through to the end of September, this is much celebrated time for the staff and volunteers here at Creswell Crags.

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