Wookey Hole Caves
Britain's most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey.
Wander through the prehistoric valley of the Dinosaurs featuring King Kong and relax in our magical fairy garden. The 19th Century Paper Mill houses a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian Penny Arcade, Magical Mirror Maze, Cave Museum, Pirate Adventure Golf, Pirate Zap Zone, Soft Play Areas, the World of Miniature, The Circus Model Room and Clown Museum, and the Circus Show (weekends and school holidays).
We've transformed the place. Of course we've kept the best, the caves themselves and the wonderful old paper mill, but there's so much more we've done to make Wookey Hole a great family destination for a wonderful day out whatever the weather. Why not have lunch in Captain Jack's Restaurant, serving hot and cold meals?
Meet the resident Witch of Wookey Hole, she will be flying her speedy broomstick to meet and greet our visitors, have your picture taken if you dare!
Our brand new extravagant light show in the caves will be a must-see this year, with new technology to show our caves at their very best.
Why not visit our Captain Jack's Restaurant? The restaurant is open peak times and during the holiday season 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 serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.
Located next to the car park is our Ice Cream Parlor, serving 23 different flavours of locally produced delicious ice cream.
Full restaurant menu available - please phone for further information.
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.
We have disabled toilets located in the main car park, valley and mill building. We also have baby changing facilities and a baby feeding room.
We have facilities for heating baby food or milk in our Big Top restaurant.
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.
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.
Wow what a change from when I was a child! There is so much more here now than just the cave, it's definitely become a "must visit" day out. Added to which as most of it is inside (either in the cave or the old paper mill) it would be great on a rainy day as well as a sunny one! After an interesting trip round the cave made very entertaining by the knowledgable guides, you step into the completely different world of the circus. The amazing circus show put on by the children is anything but amature and would be worth the ticket price on its own! Please don't dismiss this as "just a cave" we nearly did and would have missed out on a real treat had we done so - and no I don't work for them!! A must visit day out!
- Sally Gregory / April 2011
Telephone: 01749 672 243
Child £12 (3 to 14 years)
Under 3s go Free!
Students £12 Opening Times: 2015 Opening Details:
Wookey Hole is open every day of the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
(Only open weekends and school holidays during December and January)
1 April to 31 October: 10am to 5pm (last tour 5pm)
1 November to 31 March: 10am to 4pm (last tour 4pm)
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