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Visit Chislehurst Caves with The London Pass

Chislehurst Caves

London Pass Benefits:

Free entry to Chislehurst Caves with a London Pass
Normal Ticket Price: Adult: £6.00 Child: £4.00

One of the greatest things about London is that for visitors it is full of fascinating surprises – like the caves in Chislehurst, England with over 20 miles of dark and mysterious passageways hewn by end from the chalk.

Chislehurst in London is home to chalk caves that were mined by hand for over 8000 years. A tour of these caves is an exciting way to see how Britons have impacted on their environment over thousands of years.

Mined for the use of flint and lime, the mines were in use right up to the 1830s, and have been used both as a tourist attraction and even as an ammunitions depot during the First World War! The fascinating history of these London caves was initially divided into Saxon, Druid and Roman times, but with newer intertwining passageways opened up, the caves now provide a passage through time right up to the present day.

In recent times Chislehurst Caves have been used as evocative outside location for such television programmes as Doctor Who and Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) and as such are visited by both film and history fans. The caves remain a source of fascination for all ages and a major London tourist attraction for anyone who is interested in geology.

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Well worth the money! We bought a six-day pass, including an Underground pass, and used it every day we were in London. In fact, I calculated that we would have spent more on getting into places and using the Tube, than the pass cost. The pass book, listing where it could be used, was invaluable and pointed us to places, like Benjamin Franklin's home, we wouldn't have visited otherwise. I'll get a London pass again, next time I visit!
Sally Young from USA

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10.00 - 16.00
Thursday 10.00 - 16.00
Friday 10.00 - 16.00
Saturday 10.00 - 16.00
Sunday 10.00 - 16.00

Closed: 24th to 26th December. During UK school holidays - Open everyday.

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Address:

Caveside Close, Old Hill, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5NL

Telephone:

020 8467 3264