Plenty to do at Creswell Crags this Easter holiday

Stuck for ideas of what to do with the kids over Easter?

There is plenty to do right on your doorstep at Creswell Crags.

Youngsters can follow the Ice Age Easter interactive trail around the gorge between Friday 29th March and Monday 1st April.

The trail incorporates art activities and those taking part will be able to claim their Easter egg prize.

But the fun does not stop there.

Why not take part in the Ice Age tour?

Join an expert guide on a tour of Robin Hood Cave, the largest of all the caves at Creswell Crags.

Discover what Creswell Crags was like during the last Ice Age. Who was here? What was here? What were they doing? How do we know? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in a fascinating tour that lasts about an hour.

Then there is the rock art tour, which gives visitors the chance to see Britain’s only known Rock Art, which was discovered by archaeologists in 2003.

The tour takes visitors to Church Hole Cave to view the world famous engravings, carved in to the walls and ceiling of the cave about 13,000 years ago by Britain’s first artists.

Before or after the tours you could take a look around the Ice Age exhibition.

For the first time in over a hundred years artefacts have been sourced and brought together from major British collections to illustrate this most influential period of human history.

The exhibition guides visitors through the story of life in the Ice Age.

Incorporating state-of-the-art displays, a research and library room, collection storage facilities as well as a suite of rooms for education groups, talks and conferences. From the museum visitors are able to walk out into the limestone gorge and the prehistoric caves.

To find out more about Creswell Crags, including opening times, visit www.creswell-crags.org.uk or call 01909 720378.