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Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole CavesThe Mill
Wookey Hole
Telephone: 01749 672 243


Britain's most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey.

Wander through the prehistoric valley of the Dinosaurs and find the Witch's Laboratory and 4D Cinema! The 19th Century Paper Mill houses a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian Penny Arcade, Magical Mirror Maze, museums, play areas, and the Circus Show (weekends and school holidays). Round the day off with a game of Pirate Golf!

Caves - NEW
Deep underground, the caves have been holding a secret.. Chamber 20 is now accessible to the public for the first time, and definitely worth a look! It houses rock formations that have rarely been seen before, and means the tour of the caves is now better than ever!

Wibbly Wobbly Weblink

It may be worth checking out Wookey Hole Caves's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.


We do strongly suggest you contact Wookey Hole Caves before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Opening Details:
Wookey Hole is open every day of the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
(Between December - February only open weekends and school holiday. Open daily from 11th Feb 2017)
Opening Times:
1 April to 31 October: 10am to 5pm (last tour)
1 November to 31 March: 10am to 4pm (last tour)


"I'm hungry"

Why not visit our Captain Jack's Restaurant? The restaurant is open from 10am till 4pm serving a wide range of hot and cold food. (Hot food served between 12 and 2.30pm each day). We have a cafe in the Mill called the Witch's Kitchen, which is open at peak times and school holidays, serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.

Located next to the car park is our Ice Cream Parlour, serving 23 different flavours of locally produced delicious ice cream.

healthy food

Full restaurant menu available - please phone for further information.

"Can I have one of those?"

Our shop stocks just about every gift you will ever need. From our hand made paper to spooky monsters, you'll find them all here at Wookey Hole.

"i need a wee"

We have toilet facilities located throughout the site, including disabled toilets in the main car park, valley and mill building. We also have baby changing facilities.

and baby come too...

We have facilities for heating baby food or milk in our restaurant.


"are we there yet?"

Wookey Hole is 2 miles from the beautiful medieval city of wells, and 20 miles from Bath (A39), Bristol (A37) and Weston Super Mare (A371).

From the M5 Exit junction 22 from north or south and follow brown tourist signs.

For bus times phone 0870 608 2608

If coming from Bath, take the A39 to Wells.

...got any top tips?

Whether you visit in the summer or winter it is wise to allow more than three hours for the complete tour of the caves, valley and mill. Due to the number of steps and uneven terrain, buggies and small children need to be carried through the caves; you are welcome to use your buggy/pushchair everywhere else on site. We do hire out light weight buggies that are easy to carry around the caves and can be used everywhere.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:
Adult £18.50
Child £14 (3-14yrs)
Under 3's go Free!
Seniors £16


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Wookey Hole CavesThe Mill
Wookey Hole
Telephone: 01749 672 243