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A unique historic experience.

We had young children with us and they were intrigued with the cave drawings. I have seen them many... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Royston, United Kingdom

Atmospheric Medieval cave in Royston High St, Herts. Amazing cave etchings depicting the Last... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Luton, United Kingdom
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Royston Cave is a cave cut into the chalk beneath the streets of Royston. No records of its age or purpose exist, but it is manmade and contains an extensive range of wall carvings representing the Crucifixion, the Holy Family and several saints...more
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Melbourn Street | Katherine's Yard, Royston SG8 7BZ, England
+44 1763 245484
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We had young children with us and they were intrigued with the cave drawings. I have seen them many years ago and still found the cave a unique and fascinating place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrummySue
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Atmospheric Medieval cave in Royston High St, Herts. Amazing cave etchings depicting the Last Supper, St Catherine and many, many other Templar, Masonic and Christian scenes. There is no evidence, recording or knowledge of the purpose of the cave. It is set on the St...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Having lived in Royston for 33 years and only once visited the cave we thought it about time to use the excuse of a French visitor to take her down into the depths. My recollection from my previous visit was nothing particularly interesting - I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant knowledgeable guide Nick. Only a small cave but very unexpected in the location. If your interested in Knights Templar, secret places. Then worth a visit.😀👍

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank booboo2402
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Not something you expect to find under the streets of Royston. Worth it to see the cave drawings. Maybe a little pricey but I would recommend.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank clarkeym68
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The price to get into the cave is only 5pounds which is not to bad. You can only go into the cave with a guide. Their is a audio and the guide will point out the carvings are you listen. A great discussion was had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank glynnis03
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Just to say that in August the cave is open Wednesday afternoons with guided tours at 2.00, 2.40, 3.20 and 4.00pm.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JLaneD
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A really interesting place for Knight Templars Lovers. A real deal for £5.00. The sight is accompanied by a guide.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is one of those venues that you can enjoy in a 30 minute visit. To be honest, no-one REALLY knows exactly why there is a cave under the high street in Royston.....did the Knights Templars dig the cave? Was it some local people from...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Garrett P
Reviewed 26 January 2018

If you're interested in old history this is one for you. Its a bit tricky to find but go to the main crossroads in the town centre and the cave is below it!! Really interesting but get a guide book or better still a guide...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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