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Who needs the Peak District when you've got Reigate Caves.

We all need the Peak District for exploring underground but Reigate Caves provide an insight into... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
fisherworld2013
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Reigate, United Kingdom
An intriguing tour

If you are interested in Geology or history then I would definitely recommend a tour of the caves... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel S
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London, United Kingdom
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The Caves are next open for public viewing on Saturday 12th May 2018. See out Web site for further details. ( We only open on the 2nd Saturday of the month May to September.) Private Booking can be arranged other times via the web site. This site is...more
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Tunnel Caves 1 Tunnel Road | Off the High Street, Reigate RH2 0JY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We all need the Peak District for exploring underground but Reigate Caves provide an insight into the sand excavation that took place under Reigate Town Centre. Reigate and Banstead Council (or others) should (or be allowed to) sink a load of money into preserving the...More

Thank fisherworld2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in Geology or history then I would definitely recommend a tour of the caves. The volunteers are friendly and clearly know what they are talking about.

Thank Daniel S
caveman999, TA manager. at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for you encourging review, lots to see and good for children too.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Reigate caves are only open 3 or 4 times yearly, had wanted to visit but open day usually clashed , when I finally visited it was much more than I had expected, the tours of small groups are led by very knowledge guides and run...More

2  Thank L0vet0travel2000
caveman999, TA Operator. at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive review. Please tell your friends.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Brilliant guides that take group of people through the caves explaining the history behind these sand mines! Just amazing ....

Thank MickeyMaria
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your review. All workers at the cves are volurnteers and do the tours with pride. Please pass on the word how you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

No one would ever imagine the size and delight of visiting these wonderful cave. The tour is well explained and the caves are actually running under parts of the high street. It is an experience with a difference and well worth the visit. Accessibility is...More

1  Thank Roger R
caveman999, Front Office Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thanks for your review. Please spread the word.

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A good way to spend a couple of hours. The guides are enthusiastic and well informed. Really interesting insight to the town.

Thank HelenBrite
caveman999, Front Office Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank for your review lets hope they learnt about the places history.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We were only going for a walk around Reigate when we came across signs to the caves being open. We went to see what was going on and were told it was open, and free!! So I took my 3 sons, 2,4 and 8. The...More

Thank lisadonohue
caveman999, Guest Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for the good review. Our next open dàys are 2018 May to September on 2nd saturday of the month. Although private booking can be made in the winter season .

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Have lived in the area my whole life and have been meaning to visit for ages. Very interesting to visit.

Thank Iron1967
caveman999, Guest Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for you review, all reviews help new visitors

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Tunnels give a fascinating insight into the near recent history of Reigate. Even better when you organise a private view with the knowledgeable guides as we did a few years ago. visit to help support and keep this piece of our local history open and...More

Thank j0hncanning
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for the positive review see reigatecaves.com

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The caves are only open five times in a year so if you get the chance to Go def go. Very interesting to visit they are sand caves so quite a bit different to chislehurst caves. the tour you don't actually walk that far and...More

Thank Sdennis1978
caveman999, Public Relations Manager at Reigate Caves Tunnel Road, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for the very positive review

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1 June 2018|
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Response from HelenBrite | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't have claustrophobia so can't put myself in your shoes. The caves are quite open and there is no crawling or squeezing, in fact most of the route is like being in large rooms with high ceilings. The route is lit... More
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MrsBradders
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Response from Sandie F | Reviewed this property |
There were no dogs allowed on the tour. It is a small place with lots of tunnels so it would be very sad if a dog got lost In there. Best is to leave your 4 legged friend and family member at home or with someone that isn't... More
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Alice D
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Response from Edward F | Reviewed this property |
There's a Council car park quite near the tunnel entrance but it's not easy to spot. Otherwise multi storey near Everyman cinema or Morrisons (but beware 2 hour limit)
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