Tickets and Prices

Prices

There is no charge to visit the Creswell Crags site or to walk around the lake and gorge. It is also free to visit the shop and coffee shop.

Parking

Parking for up to 3 hours – £4
Parking for a full day – £6
Blue Badge holders, clearly displaying their badge, can park for free in the parking bays in front of the Visitor Centre.
Enquire at our front desk for our Annual Parking Pass, which is £15 and allows unlimited parking for a year from date of purchase.
No overnight parking is allowed.

Museum Exhibition

Entry to our museum exhibition of prehistoric artefacts is by ticket only, please purchase at the front desk on arrival £3 adults, £2 concessions*, children (under 16) free

*Concession ticket: anyone over the age of 60, and students with a valid student card.

Visit our OPENING TIMES page

Cave Tours for Your Family, Household or Safe Bubble.
Available from 10th August onwards

Explore our limestone caves with your family or household group, under the guidance of one of our expert tour guides.

Whether you choose Life in the Ice Age or Witch Marks in Robin Hood Cave, or Rock Art in Church Hole, you’re sure to learn something new, have a fun adventure, and be awed by how many stories of the past come alive at Creswell Crags.

Please pay careful attention to the notes and terms and conditions of your booking. Contact us if you need more information. Bookings cannot be amended on the day of the tour and maximum numbers will be strictly adhered to.

Exploring caves at Creswell Crags

Life in the Ice Age OR Witch Marks Tours in Robin Hood Cave

Explore our largest cave, named after our region’s famous outlaw! Choose Life in the Ice Age to learn all about the prehistoric heritage of Creswell Crags, and what life would have been like for the early humans who took shelter in the caves. Choose Witch Marks to focus on the early modern apotropaic marks in the cave – carved in the depths of the cave to keep away evil spirits. We have more Witch Marks in one cave than anywhere else in the UK.

Available times: 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 15:30

Group Size Cave Tour only price Cave Tour Package price
Number of people in your group Includes:

  • Cave tour

*Please note, that if you are bringing a car to Creswell Crags, you will need to pay parking at our parking machines - £4 for 3 hours, or £6 for full day

Includes:

  • Cave tour
  • Full day parking for 1 vehicle
  • A free drink token for every member of the group, to spend in our café
  • A souvenir pencil and a Creswell Crags postcard for every member of the group
  • A 10% off Birthday Party voucher
2 £30 £40
3 £40 £50
4 £50 £60
5 £60 £70
6 £70 £80
Additional information
  • These tours are for household bubbles of up to 6 people who do not need to socially distance from each other; there shall not be space for guests to always socially distance from each other within the cave. Due to social distancing with the tour guide, we cannot accommodate more than 6 guests in this cave.
  • We require face masks to be worn by all adults and children over 11 years old, unless exempt for medical reasons. All visitors must be willing to wear a helmet (provided) when in the caves, and must consent to the caves being secured from the inside while the tour is in progress.
  • Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the caves unless they are support dogs. In this instance we ask that you let us know in advance so that we can make appropriate arrangements.
  • Your tour guide shall be wearing a helmet with face shield, and maintaining a minimum of 1m+ distance from all guests on the tour. All guest helmets are sanitised between tours, and hand sanitizer is provided.
  • Children must be 5 years or older to go in the caves, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • We have cave spiders at Creswell Crags. Whilst large, they are harmless. If you have a severe phobia, please alert a member of staff.
Instructions once the tour is booked
  • Please arrive at our Reception desk at least 15 minutes before your tour time. A member of staff shall provide you with your tickets/tour pack, and direct you to where you should meet your tour guide for the start of your tour.
  • If you have purchased a cave tour package, your parking pass shall be included in this pack, and you should have time to return to your car to display this in the windscreen.
Exploring caves at Creswell Crags

Witch Marks: Fear and Superstition in the Seventeenth Century Tours

Explore the early modern Witch Marks in Robin Hood Cave, hear about the historical context of protective markings to keep away evil spirits, and ponder just why there are so many of these marks in one cave - more than anywhere else in the UK. A tour focusing on the mystery, and more recent history, of our caves.

Available times: 12:30, 13:30, 15:30

Group Size Cave Tour only price Cave Tour Package price
Number of people in your group

Includes:

  • Cave tour

*Please note, that if you are bringing a car to Creswell Crags, you will need to pay parking at our parking machines - £4 for 3 hours, or £6 for full day

Includes:

  • Cave tour
  • Full day parking for 1 vehicle
  • A free drink token for every member of the group, to spend in our café
  • A souvenir pencil and a Creswell Crags postcard for every member of the group
  • A 10% off Birthday Party voucher
2 £30 £40
3 £40 £50
4 £50 £60
5 £60 £70
6 £70 £80
Additional information
  • These tours are for household bubbles of up to 6 people who do not need to socially distance from each other; there shall not be space for guests to always socially distance from each other within the cave. Due to social distancing with the tour guide, we cannot accommodate more than 6 guests in this cave.
  • We require face masks to be worn by all adults and children over 11 years old, unless exempt for medical reasons. All visitors must be willing to wear a helmet (provided) when in the caves, and must consent to the caves being secured from the inside while the tour is in progress.
  • Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the caves unless they are support dogs. In this instance we ask that you let us know in advance so that we can make appropriate arrangements.
  • Your tour guide shall be wearing a helmet with face shield, and maintaining a minimum of 1m+ distance from all guests on the tour. All guest helmets are sanitised between tours, and hand sanitizer is provided.
  • Children must be 5 years or older to go in the caves, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • We have cave spiders at Creswell Crags. Whilst large, they are harmless. If you have a severe phobia, please alert a member of staff.
Instructions once the tour is booked
  • Please arrive at our Reception desk at least 15 minutes before your tour time. A member of staff shall provide you with your tickets/tour pack, and direct you to where you should meet your tour guide for the start of your tour.
  • If you have purchased a cave tour package, your parking pass shall be included in this pack, and you should have time to return to your car to display this in the windscreen.

Rock Art Tours in Church Hole Cave

Available between March and October, closed in winter due to roosting bats.

Returning in 2021. We have to close Church Hole Cave during the winter to protect roosting bats during the colder temperatures. Rock Art Tours will resume in spring, please look out for the announcement in February. Please note that it is not possible to view the Ice Age Rock Art over winter, even by special arrangement.

Hear about Creswell Crags in the Ice Age and see Britain’s only Ice Age rock art, in this small but internationally important cave.

Available times: 11:00, 12:30, 13:30, 15:00

Group Size Cave Tour only price Cave Tour Package price
Number of people in your group

Includes:

  • Cave tour

*Please note, that if you are bringing a car to Creswell Crags, you will need to pay parking at our parking machines - £4 for 3 hours, or £6 for full day

Includes:

  • Cave tour
  • Full day parking for 1 vehicle
  • A free drink token for every member of the group, to spend in our café
  • A souvenir pencil and a Creswell Crags postcard for every member of the group
  • A 10% off Birthday Party voucher
2 £30 £40
3 £40 £50
4 £50 £60
Additional information
  • These tours are for household bubbles of up to 4 people who do not need to socially distance from each other; there shall not be space for guests to always socially distance from each other within the cave. Due to social distancing with the tour guide, we cannot accommodate more than 4 guests in this cave.
  • We require face masks to be worn by all adults and children over 11 years old, unless exempt for medical reasons. All visitors must be willing to wear a helmet (provided) when in the caves, and must consent to the caves being secured from the inside while the tour is in progress.
  • Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the caves unless they are support dogs. In this instance we ask that you let us know in advance so that we can make appropriate arrangements.
  • Your tour guide shall be wearing a helmet with face shield, and maintaining a minimum of 1m+ distance from all guests on the tour. All guest helmets are sanitised between tours, and hand sanitiser is provided.
  • Children must be 5 years or older to go in the caves, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • We have cave spiders at Creswell Crags. Whilst large, they are harmless. If you have a severe phobia, please alert a member of staff.
Instructions once the tour is booked
  • Please arrive at our Reception desk at least 15 minutes before your tour time. A member of staff shall provide you with your tickets/tour pack, and direct you to where you should meet your tour guide for the start of your tour.
  • If you have purchased a cave tour package, your parking pass shall be included in this pack, and you should have time to return to your car to display this in the windscreen.