Visitors can book tour tickets online in advance of visiting the Caves or purchase tickets at the ticket office on arrival for the next available tour (subject to availability).
If you do book in advance please bring your booking confirmation with you and arrive 10-15 minutes before your tour start time to check in at the ticket office.
If you want to book in advance, you can BOOK A TOUR here.
Please be aware that online bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
If you have booked in advance, please have your booking confirmation ready to show us at the ticket office on your arrival, either printed out or on your phone.
If you need to buy a ticket on arrival, please visit the ticket office when you arrive and allow yourself plenty of time to purchase your ticket on arrival as tours leave promptly.
Children are welcome, but children under 3 may find the caves a little intimidating and unaccompanied child will not be admitted. A child must be accompanied by someone aged 18 or over.
See the link to the fun facts page for children to complete after they have visited the caves – click here to download. Other quiz’s are available at the Caves, please ask for more information.
Pushchair and wheelchair users may have difficulty in negotiating the caves due to the natural uneven floor surfaces which are rather like cobbles.
It is permitted to take a pushchair or wheelchair in to the caves, but due to the uneven floor surfaces in parts of the caves it can be quite hard work and it will be a bit of a rough ride! Please bear in mind that you, or someone in your group will also need to carry a lantern.
Guide dogs are permitted in the caves.
How to Find Us
Caveside Close, Old Hill, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5QX
The entrance can be found in Caveside Close near the “Bickley Arms” public house.
Take the A222 between the A20 and A21. At the railway bridge by Chislehurst Station, turn into Station Approach, turn right at the end then right again into Caveside Close.
If using a Sat-Nav, the postcode BR7 5QX will put you at the entrance in Caveside Close.
The Caves are a short walk from Chislehurst Railway Station, which is only 30 minutes from London Bridge. There are regular trains to Chislehurst from Charing Cross and London Bridge, from the station turn left into Station Approach and follow the above directions.
By Bus to Chislehurst Railway Station
The 269 runs between Bromley and Bexleyheath and the 162 runs between Beckenham and Eltham.
There is free car park and coach parking for visitors to the caves.
There is a gift shop which sells a variety of gifts and souvenirs to commemorate your trip to the Caves.
The café serves breakfast, lunch and tea, a variety of hot and cold drinks, ice creams as well as homemade cakes and light snacks.
There are children’s options available and if you have any special dietary requirements please let us know.
There are outdoor picnic tables for visitors and groups to use if you bring your own picnic.