City of Caves Tours

City of Caves Tours

10:00am - 5:00pm


Take a tour of Nottingham's historic sandstone caves

We highly recommend booking in advance especially during weekends and holiday periods 

Actor-led tours every day

Discover a hidden world beneath your feet and tour our ancient network of caves. You’ll hear stories of the caves and how they were used in years gone by. Your journey will take you around the winding passageways of Nottingham’s largest network of sandstone caves. Come and explore how the caves were used as dwellings, cellars, WW2 air raid shelters and even a medieval tannery.

The City of Caves will be closed on 24-26 December and 1 January


Adults £7.95

Over 60s £6.95

Students with a valid NUS card £6.95

Under 18s £6.95

Under 5s Free

Family ticket for 4 people (max 2 adults) £24.50

Save money when you book a joint ticket for the City of Caves and the National Justice Museum

Adult joint ticket £16

Over 60s joint ticket £14

Student joint ticket (available with a valid NUS card) £14

Under 18s joint ticket £11.95

Under 5s Free at both attractions

Joint family ticket for 4 people (max 2 adults) £48.75

Book a joint ticket for the City of Caves and the National Justice Museum

Please be aware that the historic nature of the City of Caves means there are no toilets on site.

Visitors can use toilets in the National Justice Museum, just a short walk away.

Group bookings: Save money when booking for a group of 10+

Get one free ticket for every 10 people booked

In addition, groups of 20+ are entitled to a further discount on tickets:

Adult group tickets £7.50, joint ticket with the National Justice Museum £15

Concessions group tickets £6.50, Concessions joint ticket with the City of Caves £13


City of Caves,
Garner’s Hill , (Next to Nottingham Contemporary),
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