Day out with the kids logo
Trusted by millions of families

White Scar Cave

Caves and Mines, Indoor and Outdoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconIngleton
Write a review
Stalactites in White Scar Cave in Ingleton

Got 2 Minutes?

Leave a review for your chance to WIN £100 John Lewis voucher

Attraction Information

Starting 350 million years ago, and continuing into the twenty-first century, the history of White Scar Cave is an intriguing mixture of ancient and modern.

It's certainly the longest show cave in Britain: the guided tour takes 80 minutes and covers one mile. See underground streams and waterfalls, and the massive ice age cavern. Cafe, shop, large on site car park. Picnic area. Spectacular location in Yorkshire Dales National Park. Project sheets are available for children, graded for age.

The local area around White Scar Cave has a wide variety of attractions, activities and natural scenery. Combine your subterranean tour with an above ground experience for a full day's enjoyment.

Opening hours

1st February - 4th November
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:20

5th November - 31st January
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:20

All visits into the cave are with a guide.

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes



Yorkshire Dales National Park,
North Yorkshire,
LA6 3AW,

Phone number

01524 241244


General Admission
Adults (16+): £10.35
Kids (3-15): £6.75
Under 3's: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £28.60


FAQ & Additional Information

Additional Info


The cave temperature is a cool 8° Centigrade throughout the year, so they recommend that you wear a pullover or jacket.

attractions redesign