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Best Caves and Mines In Liverpool, Merseyside

We've rounded up the best caves and mines in Liverpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 14 Liverpool caves and mines to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the caves and mines we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Queensway Tunnel Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Queensway Tunnel Tour is a fascinating insight under the surface of George's Dock, which welcomes families with kids over 10 years old who are confid...

Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Is there anything more exciting for a kid than exploring a cave? The Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre provides a walk through insight into the fasc...

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

  • Nantwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

In 1941 Hack Green, a site previously used as a bombing decoy site for the main railway centre at Crewe was chosen to become RAF Hack Green, to prote...

Air Raid Shelters

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Air Raid Shelters Stockport, gives you and the kids the opportunity to come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in wartime Britain, su...

Great Orme Bronze Age Copper Mines

  • Llandudno
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

The Great Orme Bronze Age Copper Mines were uncovered in 1987 during a local government scheme to landscape this area of the Great Orme. The secret c...

Go Below

  • Betws-Y-Coed
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

If you've got an adventurer in the making and you've got the nerve to accompany them, you simply can't do better than Go Below ! An amazing subterran...

Hawkstone Park Follies

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Some of the magnificent Hawkstone Park Follies highlights include Grotto Hill, where you can explore a pitch-dark labyrinth of ancient mines cut into...

Zip World Slate Caverns

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Zip World Slate Caverns is home to crazy adventures for the whole family above and below ground. Kick off your action-packed day out with a ride on Z...



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Poole's Cavern & Country Park4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Buxton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

For centuries, curious visitors to Buxton have explored and marvelled at the natural subterranean world that is Poole's Cavern! Known as the ‘First W...

The Slate Caverns

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Generations of families have had their lives defined by the mining industry. A t Llechwedd Deep Mine, you have a chance to interact with their storie...

Blue-John Cavern and Mine

  • Castleton
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

The Blue John Cavern is steeped in history and old mining equipment is on view inside the cavern. Guided tours are conducted through the cave system...

Treak Cliff Cavern5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Castleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Treak Cliff Cavern in an underground wonderland of stalactites, stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home to Blue John Stone, a rare form of Flu...

Speedwell Cavern5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Castleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground journey by boat. Enter the inner world of the underground cave system in the heart of the Pea...

Peak Cavern

  • Castleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Peak Cavern - unravel the deep dark mysteries of the Devil's Arse and step into the unique world of Peak Cavern. Unusual rock formations, the eerie s...

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