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Chislehurst Caves

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Address: Old Hill Caveside Close, Chislehurst BR7 5NL, England
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Spontaneously visited Chislehurst caves today on my day off. Turned out to be pretty cool thanks to the tour guide David. I recommend going with someone as it was quite scary at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura M
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spontaneously visited Chislehurst caves today on my day off. Turned out to be pretty cool thanks to the tour guide David. I recommend going with someone as it was quite scary at times. Would definitely recommend to friends visiting London.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere and great use of old lanterns to give the place a spooky feel.. John the tour guide was great at keeping us entertained as well as giving a great talk on the history of the place... without making you yawn. Even had a choice as a group to decide if we wanted history or the caves spookeir side...... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This wonderful experience has given me a wonderful insight into the history of the cave. John the tour guide made the history come alive within the tunnels of the cave with his great narrative.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very enjoyable tour, lasting nearly an hour. Atmospheric, with lighting provided by the paraffin lamps we carried. Interesting history of being a large air raid shelter in WW2, including a consecrated church. The guide was excellent and gave an entertaining commentary. We had the opportunity to experience total darkness and the tour is engaging for all ages.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour guide, very easy to get a ticket and get involved. It was surprisingly detailed and interesting; they give you parifin lamps to use during the tour which really adds to the atmosphere. Would strongly recommend checking it out!

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Thank Rob M
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

interesting caves tucked away inside Outer London,easy to park,cheap to go in £6 adult.OAP/Childern £4.Tour guide shows you around all the tunnels and walks,you carry your own oil lantern,walks take about 45minutes in total.Also Shows you where people lived during the War,including the underground hospital etc and later the big name stars played,Pink Floyd,Bowie,Hendrix,to name but a few.back outside the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened upon this place and I had a great time! It was amazing to learn the history of the caves, and I enjoyed talking with the tour guide, Jeff :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 1pm on Easter Sunday, car park was full but managed to squeeze the car in, booked onto the 1:40pm tour and made use of the cafe (sausage sandwich for £2, bowl of chips £2 - all served piping hot not log after ordering). There is a display of WW2 items and pre WW stuff as well and a... More 

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Thank Davethe H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea there were 20 miles of tunnels under Chiselhurst - a great little find - inexpensive and a fantastic tour guide who made the visit very exciting. Highly recommended if your in the area and want to fill a few hours. Soo glad I went. Nice cafe on site too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fond memories of visiting with my father in the 1960's, then with my children when they were little and again now that they are teenagers. The timeless stories that are told by the guides haven't changed much like the air temperature which remains at a constant 10 Celsius, neither has that wonderful smell of mustiness mixed with parrafin from the... More 

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