Ghost Hunt | Nottingham Caves Ghost Hunt


Ghost Hunt | City of Caves | Nottingham Ghost Hunting Event

Join Haunted Evenings for a ghost hunt underground at the incredible City of Caves, Nottingham – a labyrinth of caves buried beneath the City's Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. Investigate the many sandstone caves used over the centuries as dwellings, storage and even an air raid shelter.  We've experienced some amazing paranormal phenomenon here in the past that we can't wait to return to see what is captured next!. Haunted Evenings events are the closest thing you're about to get to experiencing what it's like to be a true ghost hunter at one of the UK's most hidden haunted location!

History of Nottingham Caves

Believe it or not, Nottingham City Centre is built upon around 500 man made sandstone caves, more than anywhere else in Britain! Many of these caves are privately owned or inaccessible, some lost in time through redevelopment, however,  those that remain are now Ancient Monument Protected. The City of Caves, the largest accessible network of caves in the city is believed to date back as far as 900AD. These caves were used as dwellings as early as the 11th Century. In 1845 these caves were banned from use as homes for the poor, though it is likely they were still inhabited beyond this act. The City of Caves leads to original medieval cesspits and wells. As you descend into the darkness of the caves, you are soon hit with a sense of just how horrific an environment this would have been for the many poor citizens of old Nottingham.

Ghosts | Paranormal Activity at The City of Caves

With so much history attached to this dark and dank labyrinth of caves, it's little wonder that people have sensed and experienced strange goings on. These caves would have witnessed death, disease and been a hostile vile place to be, with poor living conditions beyond comprehension. Visitors have reported on several occasions the sighting of a dark shadowy figure, believed to be a male who dislikes female visitors!. This has been experienced first hand on our last investigation here.  Women beware! We've captured voices on the spirit box, pretty impressive when you realise how deep underground you are! Voices on our recorders, objects moved when everyone has been accounted for and people being pushed on command! Last time really was a night full of unexplained activity! What will you experience as you head underground at this incredibly historic location?

What's Included? Nottingham Caves Ghost Hunt

  • Walk around of the City of Caves Museum (please note there will be no guided history tour)
  • Jam packed night of ghost hunting using different techniques (see “What's Included” tab below for full details)
  • Full use of all the latest paranormal equipment
  • Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and soft drink 

Event Dates Available


Event times | 10.00pm -5.00am
Arrival times | From 9.30pm

What happens after I've booked my place?

You will receive an order confirmation email once you have successfully placed your order. This is your proof of purchase as we do not send tickets out for our events, instead we operate a Guest List system. On receiving your order you will be automatically added to our guest list. Closer to your event date, you’ll be able to access all welcome information about your event from the “YOUR EVENT” tab from the main menu. This will give you all the information you will need for your night to come, including check in procedures, where to park, when to arrive and what to bring/wear. These details will likely not be available until the week of your event and could be added as late as 48 hours before. If your event is a few weeks away, please keep checking the Your Event tab closer to your event date. Most general information,( google map, arrival times) can be found on the product listing in the meantime.

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What's Included

*Welcome Meeting with complimentary refreshments (Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks)

*Walk round of the location with the lights on, pointing out places of interest.

*Guests will then be split into smaller groups to carry out small vigils

*Equipment Vigil. Guests will investigate an area using all the latest paranormal equipment. We will show you how to use all the devices, from thermal imaging cameras to listening devices. We will also see what we capture using voice and video recorders.

* Communication Boards. Guests will move on to another area and use techniques on the Ouija board, Yes|No boards. Equipment will also be available for guests to use during the session.

* Victorian Vigil. Guests will move on to another area and will have a go at using old and new techniques such as Table Tipping, Human Pendulums. We will also carry out EVP experiments, alongside these more traditional style investigations.

* Lone Vigils. Guests brave enough will be given time to re-visit areas of the location unaccompanied. Armed with walkie talkie contact with the team, guests can take any available equipment and conduct their own vigils.

*Group Vigil. Guests wanting to stay close to the team, will finish off the night carrying out a final vigil in the most active part of the location, using the technique that had the best response.

*Complimentary tea, coffee, soft drinks and snacks will be available throughout the event.