A decade of memories at Creswell Crags from the 00s but who can you spot in these happy pictures?

Creswell Crags is home to the UK’s oldest Ice Age cave art and, over the years, it has welcomed Sir David Attenborough and the late Professor David Bellamy along with hundreds of school trips.

Thursday, 5th November 2020, 4:45 pm
Memories  to take you back to Creswell Crag
Memories to take you back to Creswell Crag

Although the historic gorge sits on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border, it often features in guides of top things to do in the Peak District – so we have dug up some great pictures to take you back.

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Doing a spot of 'cave painting' at Crags Pre-School Playgroup was Dana Marie Hunt, Maria Marsh (play leader) and Grace Unwin in 2001

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Pupils from Moorfield School, Bolsover performed at Creswell Crags in 2001

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John Charlesworth, Creswell Crags' Principal Heritage Ranger pictured in Robin Hoods Cave with visitors back in 2006
Ice Age Easter at Creswell Crags. Sam Ellis, Jessica Bacon and Daniel Ellis on the Ice Age clues hunt at Creswell Crags in 2006
University of Sheffield archaeology students (left) Harriet Grant and Lizzie Miller at Creswell Crags, Creswell, on the first day of a major excavation since 1920s .. a team of archaeologists from the University of Sheffield and the British Museum where on site in 2006
Professional story teller Andy Messer visits the Creswell Crags Visitor centre to tell stories using costumes and props back in 2007
Tanzania exchange students visited Creswell Crag as part of partnership with Kiveton Youth and Community centre back in 2007
Helen Gabbitas explains what the tools were used for during a tour of the Crag back in 2007
Professor David Bellamy celebrates the completed project to restore the Creswell Crags Gorge in 2007
Sir David Attenborough offically opened the new Creswell Craggs Visitor Centre in 2009
Alice In Wonderland was performed at Creswell Crags in 2009
Pupils from Creswell Juniors and Clowne Heritage School helped to open the new community bridge. Pictured with Creswell Craggs Heritage officer Rebecca Clay back in 2009
Sports Relief Sponsored Mile Run at Creswell Crag in 2010
The new visitor centre had been open for one year in 2010. To celebrate, the centre has held various activities and displays. Picture: from left is Ben Huskinson, five, Jake Smyth, 10 and Bethany Huskinson, four, pictured with the skull of a hippopotamus and a rhino.
Daniel Corey, seven, examined a mouflon sheep horn in 2010
Excavations at Creswell Crags Church Hole cave where an archeologist from the University of Sheffield met with Rebecca Clay from Creswell Crags in 2010