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Hell-Fire Caves

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Dark and mysterious

As the first visitors of the day we walked the caves alone, which was dark and a little scary. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
justineLangham
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London, United Kingdom
Historic location

Caves that date back early last century. Own by the dashwoods & national trust. Very rare & unusual... read more

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Companion439505
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Church Lane, West Wycombe, High Wycombe HP14 3AH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Caves that date back early last century. Own by the dashwoods & national trust. Very rare & unusual place to visit. Has cafe & great views . Family friendly.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been coming here for a long time now, always a brilliant couple of hours spent. Very spooky and have taken plenty of photos of the kids with orbs floating around in the background. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was pleasantly cool after the July heat outside, but that's about the only positive thing I can say. Cheesy dioramas, and fibreglass and foam stalagmites and stalactites. And it's a mine, not a cave.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

As the first visitors of the day we walked the caves alone, which was dark and a little scary. The story is quite fascinating and is very easy to follow. You don’t realise how deep you are actually going until you get out of breath...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They may not be the biggest network of caves, but because they're manmade and have such an interesting history, they're well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my boyfriend very informative and you can stroll around at your own pace. Gets quite cold the deeper I’m you go. We saw what we thought was a manikin but when we walked down the next part it was gone. Quite spooky.

Thank Claire2008London
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love haunted places Along with its history which is why if you are like me a definite place to visit. It is expensive to get in but most good things are priced higher The caves are cold so dress up warm - believe me...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have only heard of the Hellfire caves a few years ago. It seemed an unusual piece of history There is an incline to the entrance to the cave. We ate lunch at the cafe the food was reasonably priced, and good quality. After lunch...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice trip, didn't take us longer than one hour to go through it all tho, therefore I don't think it's worth the on-gate price.

Thank Jogobellka87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a kids party for our twins 7th birthday. From the moment we enquired, we knew we were in good hands. Excellent communication throughout and on the day, an excellent and scary party for all the kids. The Hell-Fire Caves' team were in "character" and...More

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347alison
15 August 2018|
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Response from Moretea2Vicar | Reviewed this property |
You will struggle pushing a wheelchair. There are many inclines with gravel / shingle walkways.
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Richard Butler B
31 March 2018|
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Response from MartaBashir22 |
The best option is to check times and prices, including access, all in their official website (in case they change anything). Also if you do go don't forget to visit the church and old mystery looking graveyard/memorial that... More
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CharlieC1651
3 November 2017|
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Response from hunkl | Reviewed this property |
As previous person replies yes would be a problem with a pushchair as some of the passageways are quite narrow and poorly lit, and the ground is uneven in places
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