City of Caves | Day Out With The Kids

City of Caves

5 star Rating 5 / 5 1 reviews

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Attraction Information

  • Caves and Mines icon Caves and Mines
  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

At City of Caves discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham.

Explore original sandstone caves with the actor-led tours and meet the friendly characters Archie and Annie the Archaeologists or wander through at your own pace with the fascinating audio tour. You will be taken on an archaeological journey under the cobbles of some of Nottingham's most famous streets and up through Drury Hill.

Discover how Nottingham dwellers once lived and learn about their journey through the ages. See the caves as they have never been seen before, stripped back to their original historic element and discover the logic that went into building, shaping and maintaining these fascinating dwellings.

Come and take part in the new children's activities that provide engaging fun for all ages open every day with special activities available throughout the school holidays.


  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Garner’s Hill, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1HF, England


Click here to visit City of Caves's website
0115 9881955

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


General Admission
Adults: £7.95
Kids (5-18): £6.95
Under 5's: Free
Concessions: £6.95
Family: £24.50

More Information


There are no toilets in the Caves but you can use the toilet facilities in the shopping centre nearby.

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only. 

Guest suitability

Due to the historic nature of the caves, they are unfortunately inaccessible for visitors who use wheelchairs or have limited mobility. 

Parking facilities

Nearest car parks are Broadmarsh car park and Lace Market car park.

Eating information

Eating options are available in the shopping centre nearby.


Great experience right in the ity centre

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Sarah N . 02.08.18

Lovely experience for people of all ages. The little ones have the excitement of the caves without having to leave the city and it's full of history for the adults. Fab way to spend an hour or two!