A Limestone Journey (Custodians)
Saturday 16th June 10am-2pm
FREE guided bus tour of local sites of interest in the Magnesian Limestone area – Roche Abbey, a walk through Anston Stones to Dead Man’s Cave, and Pin Hole Cave at Creswell Crags – with Derbyshire historian John Charlesworth. Includes some walking on uneven ground and two steep climbs, one with steps
Meet 10am at Creswell Crags reception area for a brief introduction to the local Magnesian Limestone area before boarding a private tour bus. The group will enjoy a tour of Roche Abbey grounds and a picnic lunch (please bring your own packed lunch) before taking a longer walk through Anston Stones to Dead Man’s Cave. The tour will end back at Creswell Crags with a viewing of part of their unseen collection and a visit to Pin Hole Cave (not usually open to the public). A visit to the Crags Café for afternoon tea is also recommended!
Please note a) the tour of Roche Abbey provides good views of the Abbey, but access into the ruins themselves is charged by English Heritage and optional during the picnic break.b) Access to Pin Hole Cave is dependant on the natural condition of the cave on the day, which on very rare occasions can be too wet to enter. Places on this tour are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis.
Please book your FREE place on the tour at Creswell Crags reception desk or call 01909 720378.
Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre, Crags Road, Creswell, Welbeck, Derbyshire S80 3LH 01909 720378
Limestone Journeys is a Heritage Lottery Funded project focusing on the unique landscape and heritage of the North East Derbyshire Magnesian Limestone area. A Limestone Journey (Custodians) is delivered by Junction Arts in association with Creswell Heritage Trust.