Derbyshire

Northernmost cave paintings known in Europe

The limestone gorge of Cresswell Crags in Derbyshire has the northernmost cave paintings known in Europe and the only examples of prehistoric cave art in Britain, depicting for example heron-like birds and a stag, dating between 11,000 and 13,000 years old. The remains of a number of prehistoric animals have been found

The are open to the public as a visitor attraction., explaining life in Britain during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago.