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Guided tours of vast underground caverns started by the Romans, which provided Beer stone used in 24 Cathedrals, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, and many other historic buildings. See for yourself where and how the stone was quarried, the...more
All reviews guided tour roman times wrap up warm interesting visit hard hats exeter cathedral great guide warm clothing local history knowledgeable guide wear sensible shoes fascinating place rainy day car park great insight tour takes about an hour cave system
When the rain falls and the wind is blowing over the cliff tops, try going underground in these fascinating quarry caves. Amazing sense of history, real stories from the past and some eary dark passageways. Worth an afternoon trip.
Our trip to the quarry caves was excellent and made better by our tour guide Dave who was friendly, entertaining and even kept the children engaged. The caves were not just stunning but steeped in rich history. Would highly recommend.
Visited Beer Quarry Caves with my wife and brother-in-law. Ideal day as it was raining and bleak outside. The caves are amazing and their history is quite something, especially with the vivid description of our excellent guide Ali (I think that was her name). Well...More
Although the guide appeared knowledgable I was unable to hear him all the time. When I requested for him to speak up I was told to move closer to him as he had to save his voice. The crowd parted and I moved closer only...More
Originally Roman, this underground quarry is absolutely fascinating and well worth a visit.
The tour is about an hour long and the only way to get into the caves - which is a good thing.
Wrap up warm as they are decidedly chilly. there's a...More
Beer Quarry was first started by the Romans and continued in use until quite recently, this isn't a "tourist attraction" in the modern sense (no mains water = portaloos in car park) and there are no "frills" but so worth a visit. There is a...More
What a difference an entertaining & informative guide makes!
Scott was very knowledgeable & did an amazing job giving us much so information along with many laughs. He was able to answer all our questions & easily tailored his talk to our particular interest in...More
We visited on recommendation and we were not disappointed. The wonderful guide was so informative about the site and all it's history. It was a great way to spend an hour learning about the way the quarry has been used over hundreds of years. Well...More
I do not think dogs can come on the tour. That is a shame because there used to be loads of horses there back in the day. Our tour guide was more than a bit opinionated. If you do go I hope you have better luck H x